Cruising Desolation Sound and The Broughtons Seminar, April 21

Cruising Desolation Sound and The Broughtons Seminar, April 21 Spend a day learning about some of the most magical and easily accessible cruising in the Pacific Northwest! Longtime boating 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…

Cruising the Inside Passage to Alaska Seminar, March 16-18

  Cruising the Inside Passage to Alaska Seminar, March 16-18, 2018 This three-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…

Seattle Boat Show showroom floor.

Seattle Boat Show Update – Our Cover Boat is for Sale and New Boat Show May 17-20

Things are booming at the Seattle Boat Show, and there are still a few days left with the show closing Saturday night, February 3rd. Boats are selling, accessories are selling, new boat owners are running between booths ordering accessories and boatyard services. The repair yard schedules are filling up as people book their spring maintenance…

Engine Room Investigations

Engine Room Investigations For Women, Feb. 11

Engine Room Investigations for Women with Jen Haaland February 11, 2018, from 1:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. $45 Register here. Cruisers college will help you understand your diesel engine and the equipment you rely on when out exploring on your boat. It’s often overwhelming when trying to figure out all that happens in an engine space, but…

Electrical Systems Investigations

Electrical Systems Investigations For Women, Feb. 11

Electrical Systems Investigations for Women with Jen Haaland Feb. 10, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. $45 Register here. Cruisers college will help you better understand your vessel’s electrical systems. There is plenty of information every boat owner should know about these critical systems, whether they are doing routine inspections, battery monitoring, or simply trying to…

Single Side Band Radio

Cruisers College – Single Side Band Radios: ICOM M802 Operation, Feb. 10

  Single Side Band Radios: ICOM M802 Operation with Terry Sparks February 10, 2018, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. $45 Register here. High-Frequency Single Side band (HF SSB) is an excellent tool for anyone heading out of the United States or especially for offshore cruising. With HF SSB you can make long range radio calls, make…

Cruisers College – Marine Communications, Feb. 10

Marine Communications with Terry Sparks February 10, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. $45 Register here. Marine communications are more than just talking on your Marine VHF radio. There are methods for long range marine communications and short range marine communications. This course will also discuss Internet and weather communications methods. Most importantly the course will cover…