with Woody Wentworth
December 10, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. $45
Discover the secret of year-round cruising comfort – warm cabins and hot water in November! Get rid of the damp cushions and moldy Musto’s by adding heat and circulation – the most desired upgrade to a Pacific Northwest cruising boat. If properly sized, installed and maintained a heating system should allow you four-season cruising in our Pacific Northwest.
A sample of topics covered:
- Pro’s and Cons of Different fuels and heating systems
- Dealing with moisture onboard your boat
- Sizing, designing and selecting your heater
- Maintenance for your heating system
- Cost analysis
- Things to consider for upgrading/adding heat to your vessel
After this 3 hours course, you will understand how to improve, upgrade and maintain your heating system which will keep you nice and warm all season.
Woody is a retired military officer, off-shore sailor, and owner of ‘IceBoat Marine’ – specializing in marine refrigeration, solar and heating, and electrical. An ABYC Certified Master Technician; he is a factory certified installer and troubleshooter for most refrigeration/AC, and heating systems. Woody teaches Marine HVAC at the Skagit Valley Marine Maintenance Technology Program. When not fixing others’ boats, Woody and his family which includes three children, are out cruising (and of course, fixing stuff!) year-round.
All seminars are held at the NW Center of Excellence for Marine Manufacturing & Technology in Anacortes.
Address: 1606 R Ave. Anacortes, WA 98221
Take the R Avenue exit off of Highway 20. Proceed North for about 1 mile. The MTC will be on your right, noted by the stainless steel sculpture of two joggers (across from The Market grocery store). Make the next right on Seafarers Way, then the next right into the parking lot for the MTC. There are restaurants and motels nearby.