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Classes & Workshops

Mike Beemer relaxing on boat

Getting your boat ready for the season with Michael Beemer

Thursday, May 21, 2020, 5pm – 6:30 pm

Cruisers College is back at it! This free course will be about things we’ve learned boat owners should do each Spring when getting ready to enjoy their boats out on the water. Michael will work through a checklist of things you should be doing.

  • Taking care of your potable water system
  • Care and handling for your Anchor windlass
  • Showing your diesel some love
  • Alarms, Tips, & tricks for staying safe

The course will run for about an hour, with 30 minutes for Q & A at the end. Although there is no charge, we will have to limit space, so register early.

Mike Beemer relaxing on boat

Getting your crew ready for boating season with Margaret Pommert

Thursday, May 28, 2020, 5pm – 6:30pm

This free ‘virtual’ course will compliment our “Getting your boat ready for the season” course.

Capt. Margaret Pommert will focus on crews safety preparation and will walk through a checklist of actions the whole crew can do now to prepare for a safe and fun boating season.

  • Learning personal boating safety skills
  • Reviewing emergency procedures onboard
  • Checking crew safety equipment
  • Suggested resources

 This is a zoom event.

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

Sat, Mar 20, 2021, 8:30am –
Sun, Mar 21, 2021, 5:30pm

This two-day workshop combines the Mahina Offshore Cruising Seminar (174 presented since 1976 to 11,000 sailors) with Skagit Valley College’s Cruisers College top hands-on classes including marine diesel engines and systems, marine electrical systems, plus sail repair, canvas making, sewing and line splicing.

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