Free Seminars

2016 Seminar Schedule

FRIDAY, JANUARY 22

12:30-1:45

Integrated Marine Systems – David Sell

New, low cost high speed internet on your boat or yacht”

  • Learn how affordable dedicated high speed internet service can be
  • Stop using low quality marina wifi, your cell phone or a ‘hot-spot’
  • Create one wifi network to integrate your marine electronics, sound system stream smartphones and HD movies to/from tablets, Smart TV’s, Apple TV’s and other entertainment devices
  • Save $$ on your cell phone bill by placing ‘wifi calls’ with this system

 

2:00-3:00

Electric Yachts of Southern California – Mike Gunning

“2016-Electric or Diesel?”

Or “What I have learned after converting 300 boats to electric”

  • Sailboat propulsion
  • Direct comparison of electric and diesel
  1. Pros and cons of each
  2. Racer, coastal cruiser, offshore passage maker
  • Comparing all facets of propulsion for an auxiliary power sailboat

This is based on much of what Nigel Calder has written about over the years.  Mike Gunning has been the Owner of Electric Yachts of Southern California since 2010.

 

3:15-4:30

SC Wake/SeaDek – Nick Ferguson

“What is That Stuff?” It’s SeaDek”

  • Kayak and SUP with your pups
  • Come meet the non-skid kids
  • Looks good, feels good, keep it safe with SeaDek
  • Installation demo

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 23

10:30-11:30

SC Wake/SeaDek – Nick Ferguson

“What is That Stuff?” It’s SeaDek”

  • Kayak and SUP with your pups
  • Come meet the non-skid kids
  • Looks good, feels good, keep it safe with SeaDek
  • Installation demo

 

12:00-1:00

Electric Yachts of Southern California – Mike Gunning

“Power Management and the Green Sailor” 

This is a look at the new technologies that the sailor can implement to improve boats environmentally footprint.

  • Improved house power systems
  • Propulsion technology and options
  • Battery technology – Solar – Wind
  • Cost savings and off the grid operations

This is based on much of what Nigel Calder has written about over the years.  Mike Gunning has been the Owner of Electric Yachts of Southern California since 2010.

 

1:30-3:00

Mexico Tourism Bureau: 12 Mexican Marinas Participating

  • Visiting Mexico by Private Boat, A quick guide to entry requirements for private vessels, owners and crew
  • Visiting Mexico’s Nautical Destinations, From Ensenada to Barra de Navidad

 

3:15-4:00

Pat Rains, Author of Mexican Boating Guides

“Going Down Baja and up to Sea of Cortez”

  • Baja’s Pacific Side – stops for safety
  • Sea of Cortez – lower and upper
  • 10 Best Stops on the Gold Coast
  • Transiting the Gulf of Tehuantepec
  • Free raffle of Rains guidebooks

Capt. Pat Rains, author of “Mexico Boating Guide,” is an active sail & power cruiser and professional mariner (100-Ton USCG Master). Pat is the new West Coast Contributing Editor for BoatUS Magazine and writes for SEA Magazine, The Log Newspapers, PassageMaker Magazine, etc. Pat and husband Capt. John E. Rains cruise with friends to keep the guidebooks updated.

 

4:15-5:00

Integrated Marine Systems – David Sell

New, low cost high speed internet on your boat or yacht”

  • Learn how affordable dedicated high speed internet service can be
  • Stop using low quality marina wifi on your cell phone or a ‘hot-spot’
  • Create one wifi network to integrate your marine electronics, sound system stream smartphones and HD movies to/from tablets, Smart TV’s, Apple TV’s and other entertainment devices
  • Save $$ on your cell phone bill by placing ‘wifi calls’ with this system

 

SUNDAY, JANUARY 24

10:30-11:30

SC Wake/SeaDek – Nick Ferguson

“What is That Stuff?” It’s SeaDek”

  • Kayak and SUP with your pups
  • Come meet the non-skid kids
  • Looks good, feels good, keep it safe with SeaDek
  • Installation demo

 

12:00-1:00

Integrated Marine Systems – David Sell

New, low cost high speed internet on your boat or yacht”

  • Learn how affordable dedicated high speed internet service can be
  • Stop using low quality marina wifi, your cell phone or a ‘hot-spot’
  • Create one wifi network to integrate your marine electronics, sound system stream smartphones and HD movies to/from tablets, Smart TV’s, Apple TV’s and other entertainment devices
  • Save $$ on your cell phone bill by placing ‘wifi calls’ with this system

 

1:30-3:00

Mexico Tourism Bureau: 12 Mexican Marinas Participating

  • Visiting Mexico by Private Boat, A quick guide to entry requirements for private vessels, owners and crew
  • Visiting Mexico’s Nautical Destinations, From Ensenada to Barra de Navidad

 

3:15-4:15

Pat Rains, Author of Mexican Boating Guides

“Going Down Baja and up to Sea of Cortez”

  • Baja’s Pacific Side – stops for safety
  • Sea of Cortez – lower and upper
  • 10 Best Stops on the Gold Coast
  • Transiting the Gulf of Tehuantepec
  • Free raffle of Rains guidebooks

Capt. Pat Rains, author of “Mexico Boating Guide,” is an active sail & power cruiser and professional mariner (100-Ton USCG Master). Pat is the new West Coast Contributing Editor for BoatUS Magazine and writes for SEA Magazine, The Log Newspapers, PassageMaker Magazine, etc. Pat and husband Capt. John E. Rains cruise with friends to keep the guidebooks updated.