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1606 R Avenue
Anacortes, WA 98221 United States

December 2021

Anchoring & Docking: Learn How to Safely Moor Your Boat by Beemer & Hebert

December 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Marine Technology Center, 1606 R Avenue
Anacortes, WA 98221 United States
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$55
Sailboat dropping anchor.

An essential skill for every mariner is the ability to safely moor their vessel. Picture your vessel anchored in a bay on a beautiful day. The reality of it, though, is often the stress of entering the bay, wondering where to anchor, how much gear to use, and questioning "Will I drag or bump into another vessel during the night". This course will cover all aspects of anchoring from choosing the right gear, proven techniques that work, decision making and…

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Mastering Navionics App to Sharpen Your Navigational Skills with Linda Lewis

December 11 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Marine Technology Center, 1606 R Avenue
Anacortes, WA 98221 United States
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$45.00
Linda demonstrating the Navionics App

Using the "Navionics" app makes it easy to learn and practice navigation at home, then carry your work onto the boat as a backup to your on-board electronics. We will do hands-on work in the seminar, learning how to: - understand the meaning of the colors and symbols - plan a trip by entering and naming routes - find tide and current data - including how to use the data - adjust the app's settings - how (and why) to…

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Outboard Motor Service, Repair and Maintenance with Matt Mardesich

December 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Marine Technology Center, 1606 R Avenue
Anacortes, WA 98221 United States
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$55
Cruisers College Instructor Matt Mardesich teaches Outboard Motor Repair

Instructor: Matt Mardesich Cruisers College will take you through the ins and outs of your outboard engine during this 3 hour class. Nearly every cruising boat has an outboard powered dinghy. These motors have been around for a long time and are very dependable if maintained properly. Ethanol in our fuel systems is creating more and more problems for outboard engines. This course will cover the basics for all outboard engines. Sample of topics covered: Oil Changes Fuel care and…

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Marine Diesel Engines 101 for Women w/ Margaret Pommert, includes hands-on

December 12 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Marine Technology Center, 1606 R Avenue
Anacortes, WA 98221 United States
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$149.00

For both sailors and powerboaters! This class won’t make you a diesel mechanic. But it will give you basic knowledge of, and hands-on experience with, the engine and related systems needed for cruising in locally.   Register Via EventBrite

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March 2022

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

March 5, 2022 @ 9:00 am - March 6, 2022 @ 4:00 pm
Marine Technology Center, 1606 R Avenue
Anacortes, WA 98221 United States
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$225 – $395

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 clearances, weather and tidal challenges, favorite destinations, permit processes for protected areas, getting parts and crew delivered to remote areas, and much more. Register Via…

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Mahina Offshore Cruising Workshop featuring John & Amanda Neal and others

March 12, 2022 @ 8:00 am - March 13, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
Marine Technology Center, 1606 R Avenue
Anacortes, WA 98221 United States
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$329 – $559
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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 couple is one copy of the Offshore Cruising Companion, the 260-page textbook which retails for $60. Register via EventBrite   7:45 Registration 8:30 Introduction 9:00…

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