Chesapeake Marine Training Institute announced this week that it will attend the annual Mid Atlantic Salt Water Fishing Expo Friday, Feb. 1 through Sunday, Feb. 3.
Located at the Hampton Convention Center in Virginia, the Mid Atlantic Salt Water Fishing Expo offers displays and seminars for all fishermen, from pier fishing, surf fishing, spear fishing, and inshore and offshore fishing.
Chesapeake Marine Training Institute will be available to discuss more about professional mariner instruction, certifications and new training bundle packages.
Training bundle packages include the following: Captain’s Course Bundle for recreational fishermen who want to turn their boating into a business, the Able Seaman Bundle for professional mariners looking to upgrade their license and the International Bundle for mariners who wish to sail in and out of foreign ports.
This event is heralded as the largest salt water fishing show in Virginia and the Mid Atlantic region.
Admission is $10 for adults and free for children 12 and under when accompanied with a paying adult. Get a weekend pass for all adults for $15. Parking is free.
The expo will be open Friday from 12 to 9 pm, Saturday from 9 am to 9 pm and Sunday from 10 am to 3 pm
Show your military identification card or a Sea Tow membership and get $2 off a day or weekend pass.
The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) will be at the expo with their new mobile office. Expo attendees can get a 2013 fishing and hunting permit as well as take care of any other DMV business.
ABOUT CHESAPEAKE MARINE TRAINING INSTITUTE: Established in 1992, Chesapeake Marine Training Institute (CMTI) – a service disabled, Vietnam era veteran owned business – provides professional marine educational services to military and civilian mariners. While its modern classrooms and outdoor training area is located on George Washington Memorial Highway near Gloucester Point in Hayes, CMTI proudly also offers on-site training and home study programs.
In 2002, Marine Log magazine called CMTI one of the top maritime educational, recruitment and training resources in the nation.
Its instructors are seasoned mariners, holding a current U.S. Coast Guard License as Master with a minimum of five years at sea experience. CMTI’s staff also includes License Consultants trained by the Coast Guard’s National Maritime Center as Mariner Credentialing Agents. These agents serve as experts to help each mariner sail smoothly through their licensing application process.