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King’s Pride Refit

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King’s Pride Refit Blog

New Drivetrain

New Drivetrain

King's Pride Home  |  To Do List  |  Expenditures  |  BlogKing's Pride Refit BlogThe past 6 weeks or so has been spent on figuring out the running gear for the boat. We know the engine will be the Yanmar 4JH 45 HP, but then what? New stern tube (moved aft), removed...

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December Update

December Update

King's Pride Home  |  To Do List  |  Expenditures  |  BlogKing's Pride Refit BlogDecember was another expensive month - two months in a row! We are working on the many un-answered questions - many items have been solved. We are moving the engine aft, port a few...

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About King’s Pride

At Skagit Valley College Marine Technology, we are always finding authentic learning opportunities for our students. We are at it again, this time it’s an offshore capable sailboat! This project is bringing together, staff, students, & our community. Follow our progress as we share the journey and lessons learned during the 2020-2021 school year.


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Classes & Workshops

RESCHEDULED: Mahina 2021 Offshore Cruising Workshop​ featuring John & Amanda Neal and others


Tuesday April 13, 2021, 5:00pm – 7:30 pm
Thursday April 15, 2021, 
5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Saturday April 17, 2021, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm


The Mahina Offshore 3-day Virtual Cruising Seminar (174 presented since 1976 to 11,000 sailors) with Skagit Valley College’s Cruisers College is the event to attend if you have aspirations of sailing offshore. Learn about important topics including marine diesel engines and systems, marine electrical systems, plus sail repair, sewing, anchoring, storms, & costs of cruising. Included in the seminar cost of $229 per ticket is a copy of the Offshore Cruising Companion, the 260-page textbook which retails for $60. 

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