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Seminars


Wednesday, January 9, 2019

PFD Basics

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Speaker: Phil Pollard

Location: Mainsail

Navigation Strategies to Help Keep Your Yachting Lifestyle in Your Retirement Years

Six steps that to allow for your yachting lifestyle in retirement.

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Speaker: Bill Bloom

Location: Spinnaker

DC Wiring

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Speaker: Dan Bochnovic

Location: Mainsail

A Sail Through the Apostle Islands on Lake Superior

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Speaker: Cindy Kalow

Location: Mooring

Short Handed Sail Handling

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Speaker: Travis Blain

Location: Windward

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Rigging Maintenance

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Speaker: Dave Ramer

Location: Mainsail

Short & Singlehanded Sailing Techniques

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Speaker: John & Amanda Neal

Location: Masthead

Navigation Strategies to Help Keep Your Yachting Lifestyle in Your Retirement Years

Six steps that to allow for your yachting lifestyle in retirement.

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Speaker: Bill Bloom

Location: Spinnaker

Sailing the Apostle Islands

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Speaker: Niels Jensen

Location: Windward

Outdrive Service

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Speaker: Ryan Bumber and John Casey

Location: Mainsail

'She-man-ship' Becoming a More Confident Sailing Partner

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Speaker: Cindy Kalow

Location: Masthead

Three Strand Splicing

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Speaker: Dave Ramer

Location: Mainsail

Diesel Engine Essentials

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Speaker: Amanda Swan Neal

Location: Masthead

Offshore Medical Emergencies (two hours)

Learn to handle onboard medical emergencies with rock star confidence

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Speaker: Shelly Galligan

Location: Masthead

Planning Your Great Loop Adventure

Prepare and plan for your Great Loop Adventure!

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Speaker: Kimberly Russo

Location: Spinnaker

St. Mary's River and the Soo Locks

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Speaker: Niels Jensen

Location: Windward

PFD Basics

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Speaker: Phil Pollard

Location: Mainsail

DC Wiring

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Speaker: Dan Bochnovic

Location: Mainsail

Sailing: More Fun, Less Work

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Speaker: TJ Craig

Location: Mooring

Storm Survival and Avoidance Tactics

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Speaker: John & Amanda Neal

Location: Spinnaker

Racing with an Asymmetrical Spinnaker

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Speaker: Rich Stearns

Location: Windward

Friday, January 11, 2019

Cruising the Michigan Shore

Sailing on Lake Michigan's sandy shore -- St Joe to Frankfort

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Speaker: Lou Bruska

Location: Windward

Offshore Cruising Boat Selection

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Speaker: John Neal

Location: Mooring

Rigging Maintenance

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Speaker: Dave Ramer

Location: Mainsail

Outfitting for Blue Water Cruising (Two Hours)

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Speaker: Pam Wall

Location: Spinnaker

Outdrive Service

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Speaker: Ryan Bumber and John Casey

Location: Mainsail

A Guide to Cruising the Great Loop

Learn the the basics of planning for and cruising America's Great

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Speaker: Kimberly Russo

Location: Masthead

Countdown to Cruising

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Speaker: Niels Jensen

Location: Windward

Short Handed Sail Handling

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Speaker: Travis Blain

Location: Mooring

Three Strand Splicing

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Speaker: Dave Ramer

Location: Mainsail

Personal Safety Onboard

Learn about the latest safety equipment.

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Speaker: Brian Adams

Location: Spinnaker

South Pacific Sailing from Panama to New Zealand

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Speaker: John & Amanda Neal

Location: Windward

Thunderstorms: A Primer for Coastal and Inland Sailors

Examine the various types of thunderstorms

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Speaker: Mark Thornton

Location: Mooring

From Day Sailing to Cruising: How to Explore more of Lake Michigan and Beyond

Planning, navigation, safety and seamanship skills

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Speaker: Paul Uhl

Location: Masthead

PFD Basics

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Speaker: Phil Pollard

Location: Mainsail

Restoration of 1932 Chris-Craft Runabout

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Speaker: Mary Richter

Location: Windward

Bleeding your Fuel System While out to Sea

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Speaker: Mark Kish

Location: Mooring

Making your Boat a Better/Simpler Day-sailor/Cruising Boat

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Speaker: Rich Stearns

Location: Masthead

DC Wiring

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Speaker: Dan Bochnovic

Location: Mainsail

Secrets of Successful Cruising

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Speaker: John & Amanda Neal

Location: Windward

Emergency Communications

Learn the various ways to ask for help in a distress situation.

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Speaker: Brian Adams

Location: Spinnaker

Cruising North of the 45th Parallel

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Speaker: Lou Bruska

Location: Mooring

Wilderness Cruising at Isle Royale National Park

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Speaker: Niels Jensen

Location: Masthead

Interactive Sailing Trivia Event

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Speaker: TJ Craig

Location: Masthead

Doppler Weather Radar: A Sailor’s Best Friend

Lean the tips and tricks of Doppler radar.

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Speaker: Mark Thornton

Location: Windward

Electric Shock Drowning

Electric shock: drowning explanation and safety tips

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Speaker: Grant Crowley

Location: Mainsail

MAC Programming

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Speaker: Chicago Yacht Club

Location: Spinnaker

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Fiberglass Repairs

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Speaker: Phil Pollard

Location: Mainsail

Your First Year of Boat Ownership

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Speaker: Chicago Yacht Club

Location: Windward

Navigation Strategies to Help Keep Your Yachting Lifestyle in Your Retirement Years

Six steps that to allow for your yachting lifestyle in retirement.

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Speaker: Bill Bloom

Location: Spinnaker

Currents of the Great Lakes

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Speaker: Niels Jensen

Location: Mooring

Cruising the Michigan Shore

Sailing on Lake Michigan's sandy shore -- St Joe to Frankfort

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Speaker: Lou Bruska

Location: Mooring

Rigging Maintenance

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Speaker: Dave Ramer

Location: Mainsail

Outdrive Service

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Speaker: Ryan Bumber and John Casey

Location: Mainsail

Cool Products No One Knows About

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Speaker: Pam Wall

Location: Masthead

Weather Apps

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Speaker: Mark Thornton

Location: Spinnaker

Offshore Medical Emergencies (two hours)

Learn to handle onboard medical emergencies with rock star confidence

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Speaker: Shelly Galligan

Location: Mooring

Getting Started in Sailboat Racing

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Speaker: Rich Stearns

Location: Windward

Countdown to Cruising

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Speaker: Niels Jensen

Location: Windward

Best of the Loop

Best lock, lighthouse, wildlife sighting, restaurant and more.

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Speaker: Kimberly Russo

Location: Spinnaker

Three Strand Splicing

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Speaker: Dave Ramer

Location: Mainsail

A Family Sails Around the World

Share Pam’s adventures her family circumnavigate the world.

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Speaker: Pam Wall

Location: Masthead

PFD Basics

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Speaker: Phil Pollard

Location: Mainsail

Advanced Topics in Sanding, Staining & Varnish Applications (2-hours)

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Speaker: Mary Richter

Location: Masthead

STEM Sailing Seminar

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Speaker: Chicago Yacht Club

Location: Mooring

Emergency Communications

Learn the various ways to ask for help in a distress situation.

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Speaker: Brian Adams

Location: Windward

Interactive Sailing Trivia Event

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Speaker: TJ Craig

Location: Windward

DC Wiring

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Speaker: Dan Bochnovic

Location: Mainsail

'She-man-ship' Becoming a More Confident Sailing Partner

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Speaker: Cindy Kalow

Location: Spinnaker

Advanced Topics in Sanding, Staining & Varnish Applications (2-hours)

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Speaker: Mary Richter

Location: Masthead

Electric Shock Drowning

Electric shock: drowning explanation and safety tips

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Speaker: Grant Crowley

Location: Mainsail

Personal Safety Onboard

Learn about the latest safety equipment.

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Speaker: Brian Adams

Location: Spinnaker

Demystifying the Wind

Examine the dynamics that change the wind

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Speaker: Mark Thornton

Location: Mooring

Sunday, January 13, 2019

Taking the Leap from Day Sailing to Sailing Offshore

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Speaker: Paul Uhl

Location: Mooring

Fiberglass Repairs

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Speaker: Phil Pollard

Location: Mainsail

Rigging Maintenance

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Speaker: Dave Ramer

Location: Mainsail

Cruising North of the 45th Parallel

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Speaker: Lou Bruska

Location: Windward

Sailing: More Fun, Less Work

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Speaker: TJ Craig

Location: Mooring

WOW- Women on the Water

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Speaker: Chicago Yacht Club

Location: Spinnaker

Getting Ready to Cruise the Abacos, Bahamas

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Speaker: Pam Wall

Location: Masthead

Marine Systems, Safety and Maintenance Below the Water Line

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Speaker: Mark Kish

Location: Windward

Outdrive Service

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Speaker: Ryan Bumber and John Casey

Location: Mainsail

Three Strand Splicing

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Speaker: Dave Ramer

Location: Mainsail

Varnish Tips for Accessories

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Speaker: Mary Richter

Location: Mooring

A Round Trip Cruise of the Abacos, Bahamas

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Speaker: Pam Wall

Location: Masthead

MAC- Lessons Learned

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Speaker: Chicago Yacht Club

Location: Windward

PFD Basics

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Speaker: Phil Pollard

Location: Mainsail

A Sail Through the Apostle Islands on Lake Superior

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Speaker: Cindy Kalow

Location: Mainsail

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