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2018 Boating Seminars

Seminars for the 2019 show will be added in December.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 26 (show opens 12:00pm)

12:30-1:30

Electric Yachts of Southern California: “2018-Electric or Diesel?”

Or, “What I have learned after converting 400 boats to electric”

Mike Gunning

  • 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

 

1:45-2:45

Mexico Tourism Board:  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

 

3:00-4:00

Ullman Sails: Unlocking Offshore Sailing

Andrew LaPlant

  • Offshore sail inventory
  • What to include in your sail repair kit
  • Offshore sail repair

SATURDAY, JANUARY 27 (show opens 10:00am)

10:30-11:30

Marine Weather Forecast Services from the National Weather Service

Stephen Harrison, Meteorologist

  • What is the National Weather Service and what do we do
  • Learn about marine weather tools you can use
  • What do Watches, Warnings and Advisories mean
  • How do you protect yourself from hazardous marine weather

 

12:00-1:30

Mexico Tourism Board:  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.

 

1:45-2:45

Electric Yachts of Southern California: “2018-Electric or Diesel?”

Mike Gunning

Or, “What I have learned after converting 400 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

 

3:00-4:00

Ullman Sails: Unlocking Offshore Sailing

Andrew LaPlant

  • Offshore sail inventory
  • What to include in your sail repair kit
  • Offshore sail repair

SUNDAY, JANUARY 28 (show opens 10:00am)

11:00-12:00

 Marine Weather Forecast Services from the National Weather Service

Stephen Harrison, Meteorologist

  • What is the National Weather Service and what do we do
  • Learn about marine weather tools you can use
  • What do Watches, Warnings and Advisories mean
  • How do you protect yourself from hazardous marine weather

 

1:00-2:00

Ullman Sails: Unlocking Offshore Sailing

Andrew LaPlant

  • Offshore sail inventory
  • What to include in your sail repair kit
  • Offshore sail repair