Chapman School of Seamanship
The Charles F. Chapman School of Seamanship is a non-profit school of seamanship training located in Stuart, Florida. The school served professional and recreational boaters through "learning at the helm" experiential education.
The school was founded by Charles F. Chapman and Glen D. Castle in 1971 with a training fleet of one vessel. Since that time, the schools has trained more than 16,000 students.
The 8-acre (32,000 m2) campus includes classrooms, labs and housing for Chapman students. In addition, the school maintains a large fleet of training vessels including power and sail boats. The school is located near the Intercoastal Waterway and Atlantic Ocean.