PassageMaker Magazine and their popular TrawlerFest events has an educational tract that might be worth checking out if you’re in the area (or could be).
PassageMaker University Solomons, MD Seminar Schedule
September 23, 2008 – September 24, 2008
PassageMaker University (PMU) is an educational extension of Trawler Fest and takes place the Tuesday and Wednesday before every Trawler Fest event. PMU courses are rich in content and allow you to learn in a controlled setting among peers. Course offerings are below or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Registration is by phone and seats do fill up quickly, so call now to register: 888.487.2953. Each course costs $450 for two days of instruction as well as lunch each day.