2019 Free Boating Seminars List

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FRIDAY, JANUARY 25 (show opens 12:00pm)

12:30-1:30

Electric Yachts of Southern California, Mike Gunning

2019 – Electric or Diesel?
Or “What I have learned after converting 500 boats to electric”

  • Sailboat propulsion
  • Direct comparison of electric and diesel
  • Comparing all facets of propulsion for an auxiliary power sailboat

1:45-2:45

Mexican Marina Association, Fito Espinoza

La Paz Tourism Board, Carlos Bucheli

  • Boating in Mexico, immigration rules, port captain, customs and CONAP  (natural parks) when entering by boat
  • Presentation of Mexico Pacific Marinas

3:00-4:00

Sun Powered Yachts, Katie Burgess

  • Benefits of going solar aboard your yacht
  • Compare types of marine solar panels
  • Installation methods
  • Tax credits for US flagged yachts

 SATURDAY, JANUARY 26 (show opens 10:00am)

 10:30-11:30

Training Resources Maritime Institute, Tammy Poole

  • How to get your Captain’s License

11:45-12:45

Electric Yachts of Southern California, Mike Gunning

2019 – Electric or Diesel?
Or, “What I have learned after converting 500 boats to electric”

  • Sailboat propulsion
  • Direct comparison of electric and diesel
  • Comparing all facets of propulsion for an auxiliary power sailboat

1:00-2:00

Mexican Marina Association, Fito Espinoza

La Paz Tourism Board, Carlos Bucheli

  • Boating in Mexico, immigration rules, port captain, customs and CONAP  (natural parks) when entering by boat
  • Presentation of Mexico Pacific Marinas

2:15-3:15

Sun Powered Yachts, Katie Burgess

  • Benefits of going solar aboard your yacht
  • Compare types of marine solar panels
  • Installation methods
  • Tax credits for US flagged yachts

3:30-4:30

West Coast Mutihulls, Kurt Jerman

“Boat as a Business 101”

  • An alternative to boat ownership that just makes cents!
  • Tax laws that can help offset the cost of boat ownership

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

11:00-12:00

 Training Resources Maritime Institute, Ceasar Salas

  • Diesel engine trouble shooting-solving most frequent problems

12:30-1:30

Sun Powered Yachts, Katie Burgess

  • Benefits of going solar aboard your yacht
  • Compare types of marine solar panels
  • Installation methods
  • Tax credits for US flagged yachts