D.I.Y Diesel Engine Maintenance & Troubleshooting with Matt Mardesich

Marine Technology Center 1606 R Avenue, Anacortes, WA

Cruisers College will offer an all day course about your diesel propulsion engine. Having your Diesel engine fail while underway can ruin your day. Worse, it could put you and your crew in a dangerous position. In general, marine diesel engines are incredibly reliable. They seem just to need, air, fuel, and water for cooling. […]

$169

NMEA 2000 Networks: What’s Available & D.I.Y by Jennifer King & Monica Riess

Marine Technology Center 1606 R Avenue, Anacortes, WA

This Cruisers College 3-hour course will help the student understand how to properly install marine electronics in regard to the transfer of data and communications. You will get an introduction to National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) standards and how they apply to NMEA 0183, NMEA 2000 and Ethernet networks when installing new electronics aboard your […]

$59.00

Marine Diesel Engines for Women w/ Margaret Pommert, includes hands-on

Marine Technology Center 1606 R Avenue, Anacortes, WA

Margaret’s marine diesel engine classes for women are among our most popular. This introductory class will help both sail and power boaters understand their diesel engine, common causes of problems, and basic trouble-shooting techniques. This class won’t make you a diesel mechanic. But it WILL give you a solid, basic understanding of, and hands-on experience […]

$169.00

Marine Canvas for Cruisers by Mike Reese

Marine Technology Center 1606 R Avenue, Anacortes, WA

Description Boat Canvas Bootcamp Having quality canvas aboard your boat helps to protect your investment and make your time on the water as safe and enjoyable as possible. Professionally made marine canvas can be expensive, however, and many canvas shops have long waiting lists. If you are interested in making or repairing your boat’s canvas, […]

$199

Cruising the Inside Passage to Alaska – a 2-day seminar

Marine Technology Center 1606 R Avenue, Anacortes, WA

Cruising the Inside Passage to Alaska Seminar Instructors: Mark Bunzel, Mike Beemer, Lynette Brower, Leonard and Lorena Landon This two-day seminar covers all the information you need to cruise to Southeast Alaska, including exploring Northern British Columbia, Haida Gwaii, and the West Coast of Vancouver Island. Topics include routes to and from Southeast Alaska, customs […]

$225 – $395

Mahina Offshore Cruising Workshop featuring John Neal and others

Marine Technology Center 1606 R Avenue, Anacortes, WA

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. Included in the seminar cost of $329 per single or $559 per […]

$329 – $559

Cruise to Desolation Sound and the Broughtons Seminar

Marine Technology Center 1606 R Avenue, Anacortes, WA

Spend a day learning about some of the most magical and easily accessible cruising in our area! Longtime experts will teach you about clearing Canadian Customs, navigating through the Gulf Islands, selecting a weather window to cross the Strait of Georgia, where to go in Desolation Sound, how to anchor and stern tie, provision, and […]

$150 – $250