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FEATURED SEMINARS

Great Lakes Basic Marine Weather Seminar - For Power Boaters & Sailors

Designed to provide a basic understanding of marine meteorology.

Seminar details

Speaker: Mark Thornton

Location: Lower Level - Room 106a

Safety at Sea Course - Sanctioned by US SAILING

Curriculum for safety techniques and skills for offshore sailors.

Seminar details

Speaker: Bill Beiwenga and Brian Adams

Location: Lower Level - Room 105a

Offshore Energy Management; Onboard Lifestyle Reliability

Learn about power management while aboard.

Seminar details

Speaker: Bob Williams

Location: Lower Level - Room 106a

Essential Cruising Skills: What you NEED to know before you start to live your cruising dreams

Seminar details

Speaker: George Day

Location: Lower Level - Room 106a


Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Cruising Chesapeake Bay

Where to go and what see on the Chesapeake Bay

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Speaker: John Martino

Location: Lower Level - Room 102a

Rig Tuning

The steps necessary to tune your mast

Seminar details

Speaker: David Ramer

Location: Lower Level - Room 104bc

Cruising Cuba

Seminar details

Speaker: Thom Burns

Location: Lower Level - Room 102d

Gas Outboard Troubleshooting, Repair and Maintenance

Explore basic maintenance of a gas-powered marine outboard.

Seminar details

Speaker: Fred's Shed

Location: Booth P1821

Traveling with Pets

How to best prepare for travel with pets - what you need to know.

Seminar details

Speaker: Dave Solberg

Location: RV2000

Vacuum Bagging

Hands on demonstration of vacuum bagging

Seminar details

Speaker: Dan Bochnovic and John Spies

Location: Lower Level - Room 102bc

Short Handed Sail Handling

Seminar details

Speaker: Travis Blain

Location: Lower Level - Room 102a

Heavy Weather Offshore - Strategy and Gear

Strategy & equipment to help prepare for heavy winds & seas

Seminar details

Speaker: Paul Exner

Location: Lower Level - Room 102d

Oh No! There’s Ethanol in My Fuel!

Tackle fuel system basics, including ethanol in marine engines.

Seminar details

Speaker: Fred's Shed

Location: Booth P1821

RV Repair Club - Things to Know Before You Go

Seminar details

Speaker: Dave Solberg

Location: RV2000

Where to Start Sailing: Local and Affordable Places to start

Seminar details

Speaker: Morgan Collins

Location: Lower Level - Room 102a

Cruising Spinnaker Sail Trim

Cruising Spinnaker Sail Trim, Handling and Deployment Techniques

Seminar details

Speaker: Mike Considine

Location: Lower Level - Room 102d

Winch Maintenance

Roll up your sleeves and take apart a winch

Seminar details

Speaker: Phil Pollard & Nick Fugate

Location: Lower Level - Room 102bc

Diesel Engines and Generators

Learn about diesel engines - maintenance, techniques and design.

Seminar details

Speaker: Fred's Shed

Location: Booth P1821

RV Repair Club - Cool RV Tools, Gadgets and Must Have Apps

Seminar details

Speaker: Dave Solberg

Location: RV2000

RV Buyers Seminar

Seminar details

Speaker: Dave Solberg

Location: RV2000

Diagnosing Electrical Problems and Maintaining Marine Batteries

Learn how to solve basic electrical issues.

Seminar details

Speaker: Fred's Shed

Location: Booth P1821

Scratches, Dings and Oxidation

Learn about preventative fiberglass maintenance and repair.

Seminar details

Speaker: Fred's Shed

Location: Booth P1821

RV Care and Maintenance

Seminar details

Speaker: Dave Solberg

Location: RV2000

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Marine Weather Primer

Basic principles and online forecasting resources

Seminar details

Speaker: Mark Thornton

Location: Lower Level - Room 101a

See your Engine though a Lady Sailor’s Eyes

Seminar details

Speaker: Phyllis McDonald

Location: Lower Level - Room 101b

Sailing South to the Bahamas and Caribbean

Escape to the magical islands of the Caribbean and Bahamas!

Seminar details

Speaker: Sheryl & Paul Shard

Location: Lower Level - Room 102a

Cruising a Freshwater Paradise

Explore over 50 islands in northwest lower Michigan

Seminar details

Speaker: Dave Conrad

Location: Lower Level - Room 102d

Basic Fiberglass Lay Ups

Participants will learn techniques for making fiberglass repair

Seminar details

Speaker: Phil Pollard & Matt Markiewicz

Location: Lower Level - Room 102bc

Great New Gear

Overview of the latest and greatest gear

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Speaker: John Martino

Location: Lower Level - Room 104a

What's It Like to Live-Aboard a Cruising Sailboat on a Long Voyage?

Seminar details

Speaker: Paul Exner

Location: Lower Level - Room 103a

An Introduction to Sailing with Instruments

Seminar details

Speaker: Matt Fries

Location: Lower Level - Room 103d

Gas Outboard Troubleshooting, Repair and Maintenance

Explore basic maintenance of a gas-powered marine outboard.

Seminar details

Speaker: Fred's Shed

Location: Booth P1821

RV Repair Club - Connecting to the Campground

Seminar details

Speaker: Dave Solberg

Location: RV2000

RV Repair Club - Cool RV Tools, Gadgets and Must Have Apps

Seminar details

Speaker: Dave Solberg

Location: RV2000

Keep Your Carburetor Clean and Running

Everything you need to know about carburetors.

Seminar details

Speaker: Fred's Shed

Location: Booth P1821

Everything You Wanted to Know About Sailing, But Were Afraid to Ask

Seminar details

Speaker: Amy Gross-Kehoe

Location: Lower Level - Room 101a

Know Your Boat: Build Confidence for Cruising

Seminar details

Speaker: Pam Wall

Location: Lower Level - Room 101b

Force 10—Storm Sailing Strategies

ively discussion on handling modern boats in serious conditions

Seminar details

Speaker: John Kretschmer

Location: Lower Level - Room 102a

Western Lake Superior

Directions for sailing, weather, must-see spots, & lighthouses

Seminar details

Speaker: Thom Burns

Location: Lower Level - Room 102d

Cruising Sail Trim

Seminar details

Speaker: Mike Considine

Location: Lower Level - Room 103a

Short Handed Sail Handling

Seminar details

Speaker: Travis Blain

Location: Lower Level - Room 103d

Diesel Engine Maintenance

Keep your diesel engine reliable and carefree.

Seminar details

Speaker: Ryan Bumber & John Casey

Location: Lower Level - Room 102bc

Varnish 101: Safe and Efficient Varnish Basics (two hours)

Informative, photo packed, presentation that includes handouts

Seminar details

Speaker: Mary Richter

Location: Lower Level - Room 104a

Oh No! There’s Ethanol in My Fuel!

Tackle fuel system basics, including ethanol in marine engines.

Seminar details

Speaker: Fred's Shed

Location: Booth P1821

Traveling with Pets

How to best prepare for travel with pets - what you need to know.

Seminar details

Speaker: Dave Solberg

Location: RV2000

Red Dot on the Ocean: The remarkable story of a heroic, singlehanded, non-stop voyage around North and South America 2 hours

Remarkable story of singlehanded voyage around the Americas

Seminar details

Speaker: Matt Rutherford

Location: Lower Level - Room 102a

Knot so Fast: Expert Knot Tying and Line Handling

Demystify knots and other rope

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Speaker: Alan Veenstra

Location: Lower Level - Room 101a

St. Martin, St. Barts, Stacia, Saba

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Speaker: Thom Burns

Location: Lower Level - Room 102d

Staying on Board (and Getting Back If You Can't)

Crew overboard rescue and prevention.

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Speaker: Brian Adams

Location: Lower Level - Room 103a

Performance Handicapping Roundtable

Explore methods for determining the speed potential for classes

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Speaker: Paul Ansfield

Location: Lower Level - Room 103d

Rig Tuning

The steps necessary to tune your mast

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Speaker: David Ramer

Location: Lower Level - Room 102bc

Varnish 201: Advanced Topics in Varnish Application (two hours)

Step-by-step pro tips for a spectacular marine varinsh

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Speaker: Mary Richter

Location: Lower Level - Room 104a

Understanding Your Invoice

Learn about common boat services found on your invoice.

Seminar details

Speaker: Fred's Shed

Location: Booth P1821

Cruising the Florida Keys

Practical knowledge needed to explore the beautiful Floridia Keys

Seminar details

Speaker: Bob Williams

Location: Lower Level - Room 101a

Match Racing 101

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Speaker: Dawn Riley

Location: Lower Level - Room 101b

Onboard Crisis Management

Lessons learned from the author's many years at sea.

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Speaker: John Kretschmer

Location: Lower Level - Room 102d

On Deck Equipment for Offshore Sailing

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Speaker: Pam Wall

Location: Lower Level - Room 103a

Plumbing

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Speaker: Mark Kish

Location: Lower Level - Room 103d

Vacuum Bagging

Hands on demonstration of vacuum bagging

Seminar details

Speaker: Dan Bochnovic and John Spies

Location: Lower Level - Room 102bc

Coastal Navigation with iPad and Adroid Devices

Learn how easily these devices are to operate and which programs

Seminar details

Speaker: Thom Burns

Location: Lower Level - Room 104a

Red Dot on the Ocean: The remarkable story of a heroic, singlehanded, non-stop voyage around North and South America 2 hours

Remarkable story of singlehanded voyage around the Americas

Seminar details

Speaker: Matt Rutherford

Location: Lower Level - Room 102a

Motorhome Driving/Towing

Seminar details

Speaker: Dave Solberg

Location: RV2000

Diagnosing Electrical Problems and Maintaining Marine Batteries

Learn how to solve basic electrical issues.

Seminar details

Speaker: Fred's Shed

Location: Booth P1821

RV Buyers Seminar

Seminar details

Speaker: Dave Solberg

Anchoring

Anchor locker outfitting for extended cruising, gear techniques

Seminar details

Speaker: Greg Kutsen

Location: Lower Level - Room 102d

Winch Maintenance

Roll up your sleeves and take apart a winch

Seminar details

Speaker: Phil Pollard & Nick Fugate

Location: Lower Level - Room 102bc

Get on the Water by becoming Crew Member

Jjoin your friends, family and co-workers out on the water!

Seminar details

Speaker: Chis Garbacz

Location: Lower Level - Room 101a

St. Mary’s River and the Locks of Sault Ste. Marie

Getting through the huge locks at Sault Ste. Marie.

Seminar details

Speaker: Niels Jensen

Location: Lower Level - Room 101b

How to Sail Your Boat Across an Ocean

How to prepare your boat as well as yourself for offshore sailing

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Speaker: Sheryl & Paul Shard

Location: Lower Level - Room 102a

Below Deck Ideas for Offshore Sailing

Make your boat more comfortable and more efficient down below whe

Seminar details

Speaker: Pam Wall

Location: Lower Level - Room 103a

Crew Overboard

Learn how to recover a crew member or passenger who accidentally

Seminar details

Speaker: Mike Ludtke

Location: Lower Level - Room 103d

Scratches, Dings and Oxidation

Learn about preventative fiberglass maintenance and repair.

Seminar details

Speaker: Fred's Shed

Location: Booth P1821

Upgrade Your RV - LED Lights, Flat Screen TV and More

Seminar details

Speaker: Dave Solberg

Location: RV2000

Docking De-Stressed

Seminar details

Speaker: John Martino

Location: Lower Level - Room 102d

Offshore Energy Management Overview

Seminar details

Speaker: Bob Williams

Location: Lower Level - Room 101b

Diesel Engines and Generators

Learn about diesel engines - maintenance, techniques and design.

Seminar details

Speaker: Fred's Shed

Location: Booth P1821

Thunderstorms: A Primer for Coastal and Inland Sailors

Examine the various types of thunderstorms

Seminar details

Speaker: Mark Thornton

Location: Lower Level - Room 101a

How Your Prop Affects Your Boat's Performance

Learn how props impact performance and fuel economy.

Seminar details

Speaker: Fred's Shed

Location: Booth P1821

RV Repair Club - Refrigerators

Seminar details

Speaker: Dave Solberg

Location: RV2000

Friday, January 13, 2017

Great Lakes Basic Marine Weather Seminar - For Power Boaters & Sailors

Designed to provide a basic understanding of marine meteorology.

Seminar details

Speaker: Mark Thornton

Location: Lower Level - Room 106a

RV Repair Club -12-Volt Electrical

Seminar details

Speaker: Dave Solberg

Location: RV2000

Cool Products No One Knows About

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Speaker: Pam Wall

Location: Lower Level - Room 101a

Sailing the Gulfstream to and from the Bahamas and Cuba

All the things you need to know fr your trip South

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Speaker: Bob Williams

Location: Lower Level - Room 101b

Onboard Crisis Management

Lessons learned from the author's many years at sea.

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Speaker: John Kretschmer

Location: Lower Level - Room 102a

Know Your Rope: Understanding and Selecting Modern Cordage for Racing and Cruising Sailors

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Speaker: Kristian Martincic

Location: Lower Level - Room 102d

Rigging Overview

Extend the life of your mast

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Speaker: Colin Mack

Location: Lower Level - Room 103a

Cruising the Puget Sound

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Speaker: Morgan Collins

Location: Lower Level - Room 103d

Basic Fiberglass Lay Ups

Participants will learn techniques for making fiberglass repair

Seminar details

Speaker: Phil Pollard & Matt Markiewicz

Location: Lower Level - Room 102bc

I Am CertifiableAll About Sailing Certifications.

Test your sailing skills and knowledge

Seminar details

Speaker: Alan Veenstra

Location: Lower Level - Room 104a

Gas Outboard Troubleshooting, Repair and Maintenance

Explore basic maintenance of a gas-powered marine outboard.

Seminar details

Speaker: Fred's Shed

Location: Booth P1821

RV Buyers Seminar

Seminar details

Speaker: Dave Solberg

Location: RV2000

Sailing Greenland and the Northwest passage

Sailing Greenland and the Northwest passage

Seminar details

Speaker: Matt Rutherford

Location: Lower Level - Room 102a

Keep Your Carburetor Clean and Running

Everything you need to know about carburetors.

Seminar details

Speaker: Fred's Shed

Location: Booth P1821

Offshore Energy Management Overview

Seminar details

Speaker: Bob Williams

Location: Lower Level - Room 101a

Intro to Safety at Sea

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Speaker: Brian Adams

Location: Lower Level - Room 101b

Bahamas Adventure: Exploring the Exumas

The remote & beautiful Exumas and the Exuma Land & Sea Park

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Speaker: George Day

Location: Lower Level - Room 102d

A Cruise on Lake Huron's Michigan Shore

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Speaker: Lou Bruska

Location: Lower Level - Room 103a

Diesel Engine Maintenance

Keep your diesel engine reliable and carefree.

Seminar details

Speaker: Ryan Bumber & John Casey

Location: Lower Level - Room 102bc

What to Wear

Clothing options for sailing head to toe!

Seminar details

Speaker: Jerry Richards

Location: Lower Level - Room 104a

Cool RV Tools, Gadgets, and Must Have Apps

Seminar details

Speaker: Dave Solberg

Location: RV2000

Oh No! There’s Ethanol in My Fuel!

Tackle fuel system basics, including ethanol in marine engines.

Seminar details

Speaker: Fred's Shed

Location: Booth P1821

An Introduction to Sailing with Instruments

Seminar details

Speaker: Matt Fries

Location: Lower Level - Room 101a

Cruising in France & the French Canals with Paul and Sheryl Shard

Take your boat right into the heart of Paris or travel France.

Seminar details

Speaker: Sheryl & Paul Shard

Location: Lower Level - Room 102a

The Passage from Hell

Offshore problems and a discussion on how best to resolve them

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Speaker: Bill Beiwenga

Location: Lower Level - Room 102d

Cruising The Out Of The Way Places in Lake Michigan

Tips on taking a one to two week cruise in northern Lake Michigan

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Speaker: Dale Fitch

Location: Lower Level - Room 103a

Racing Details Everyone Forgets

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Speaker: Dawn Riley

Location: Lower Level - Room 103d

Rig Tuning

The steps necessary to tune your mast

Seminar details

Speaker: David Ramer

Location: Lower Level - Room 102bc

Where to Start Sailing: Local and Affordable Places to start

Seminar details

Speaker: Morgan Collins

Location: Lower Level - Room 104a

Sailing with your Spouse

Teamwork, communication and sailing with your spouse

Seminar details

Speaker: Tyler and Carrie Andrews

Location: Lower Level - Room 101b

Care and Maintenance of Your RV

Seminar details

Speaker: Dave Solberg

Location: RV2000

Understanding Your Invoice

Learn about common boat services found on your invoice.

Seminar details

Speaker: Fred's Shed

Location: Booth P1821

Successful and Efficient Sail Handling

Successful and Efficient Sail Handling

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Speaker: Jim Andersen

Location: Lower Level - Room 101a

Wearing Personal Safety Equipment

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Speaker: Brian Adams

Location: Lower Level - Room 101b

How to Cross the Atlantic - Lessons learned from 21 crossings

Learn routes, best crossing times, coping with calm & storms

Seminar details

Speaker: John Kretschmer

Location: Lower Level - Room 102a

A Beginner's Guide to Planning a Cruise

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Speaker: Kimberly Russo

Location: Lower Level - Room 103a

Training Opportunities Q& A. Come wiht youe Sailing Goals

Seminar details

Speaker: Dawn Riley

Location: Lower Level - Room 103d

Vacuum Bagging

Hands on demonstration of vacuum bagging

Seminar details

Speaker: Dan Bochnovic and John Spies

Location: Lower Level - Room 102bc

Basic Diesel Maintenance

Learn about basic diesel engine maintenance procedures that can h

Seminar details

Speaker: Mark Kish

Location: Lower Level - Room 104a

RV Repair Club - Connecting to the Campground

Seminar details

Speaker: Dave Solberg

Location: RV2000

You've decide to Liveaboard. Now what?

Liveaboard tips and tales

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Speaker: Mark Pillsbury

Location: Lower Level - Room 102d

Diagnosing Electrical Problems and Maintaining Marine Batteries

Learn how to solve basic electrical issues.

Seminar details

Speaker: Fred's Shed

Location: Booth P1821

RV Buyers Seminar

Seminar details

Speaker: Dave Solberg

Location: RV2000

Safety Below the Water Line

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Speaker: Mark Kish

Location: Lower Level - Room 104a

Cruising in the Digital Age

Pro's and cons of electronics

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Speaker: Charles Sanger

Location: Lower Level - Room 101a

"She-manship" Increase Your Effectiveness As a Female Boating Partner

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Speaker: Cindy Kalow

Location: Lower Level - Room 101b

How to Keep a Starboard Attitude While Cruising

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Speaker: Bob Bitchin

Location: Lower Level - Room 102a

Cruising Lake Superior’s Apostle Islands

Spectacular anchorages, sandy beaches, historic lighthouses

Seminar details

Speaker: Niels Jensen

Location: Lower Level - Room 102d

Coastal Navigation with iPad and Adroid Devices

Learn how easily these devices are to operate and which programs

Seminar details

Speaker: Thom Burns

Location: Lower Level - Room 103a

Safety Below the Water Line

Seminar details

Speaker: Mark Kish

Location: Lower Level - Room 104a

Winch Maintenance

Roll up your sleeves and take apart a winch

Seminar details

Speaker: Phil Pollard & Matt Markiewicz

Location: Lower Level - Room 102bc

Varnish 101: Safe and Efficient Varnish Basics (two hours)

Informative, photo packed, presentation that includes handouts

Seminar details

Speaker: Mary Richter

Location: Lower Level - Room 103d

Scratches, Dings and Oxidation

Learn about preventative fiberglass maintenance and repair.

Seminar details

Speaker: Fred's Shed

Location: Booth P1821

Diesel Engines and Generators

Learn about diesel engines - maintenance, techniques and design.

Seminar details

Speaker: Fred's Shed

Location: Booth P1821

Bahamas Adventure: Berrys, Exumas and Island Life

Katie and Jessie talk about crossing the Gulf Stream for the firs

Seminar details

Speaker: Jessie Zevalkink

Location: Lower Level - Room 101a

Western Lake Superior

Directions for sailing, weather, must-see spots, & lighthouses

Seminar details

Speaker: Thom Burns

Location: Lower Level - Room 101b

RV Repair Club - Refrigerators

Seminar details

Speaker: Dave Solberg

Location: RV2000

How Your Prop Affects Your Boat's Performance

Learn how props impact performance and fuel economy.

Seminar details

Speaker: Fred's Shed

Location: Booth P1821

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Safety at Sea Course - Sanctioned by US SAILING

Curriculum for safety techniques and skills for offshore sailors.

Seminar details

Speaker: Bill Beiwenga and Brian Adams

Location: Lower Level - Room 105a

Offshore Energy Management; Onboard Lifestyle Reliability

Learn about power management while aboard.

Seminar details

Speaker: Bob Williams

Location: Lower Level - Room 106a

How to get taken for a ride (Crew Opportunities)

Get sailboat racing without a lot of money or experience!

Seminar details

Speaker: Diane Bouckaert and Vito Bitondo

Location: Lower Level - Room 104a

Everything You Wanted to Know About Sailing, But Were Afraid to Ask

Seminar details

Speaker: Amy Gross-Kehoe

Location: Lower Level - Room 101a

Cruising Cuba

Seminar details

Speaker: Thom Burns

Location: Lower Level - Room 101b

Experience Boating in the Apostle Islands: The Caribbean of the North

Take your next vacation in the 'Caribbean of the North'

Seminar details

Speaker: Cindy Kalow

Location: Lower Level - Room 102a

Living Large In Small Spaces

Lively discussion on joys & frustrations of making your boat home

Seminar details

Speaker: Charles Sanger

Location: Lower Level - Room 102d

Plumbing

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Speaker: Mark Kish

Location: Lower Level - Room 103a

Moving up in the Fleet

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Speaker: Andy Camarda

Location: Lower Level - Room 103d

Splicing

Step-by-step hands-on splicing

Seminar details

Speaker: Phil Pollard & David Ramer

Location: Lower Level - Room 102bc

Gas Outboard Troubleshooting, Repair and Maintenance

Explore basic maintenance of a gas-powered marine outboard.

Seminar details

Speaker: Fred's Shed

Location: Booth P1821

RV Repair Club - Cool RV Tools, Gadgets and Must Have Apps

Seminar details

Speaker: Dave Solberg

Location: RV2000

Docking De-Stressed

Seminar details

Speaker: John Martino

Location: Lower Level - Room 102d

Basic Fiberglass Lay Ups

Participants will learn techniques for making fiberglass repair

Seminar details

Speaker: Phil Pollard & Matt Markiewicz

Location: Lower Level - Room 102bc

Specialty Varnish for Accessories

Tips on safe and efficient varnish

Seminar details

Speaker: Mary Richter

Location: Lower Level - Room 104a

Sailing Greenland and the Northwest passage

Sailing Greenland and the Northwest passage

Seminar details

Speaker: Matt Rutherford

Location: Lower Level - Room 102a

Canal Boating in France

Seminar details

Speaker: Tadji Kretschmer

Location: Lower Level - Room 103a

What to Wear

Clothing options for sailing head to toe!

Seminar details

Speaker: Jerry Richards

Location: Lower Level - Room 101a

St. Mary’s River and the Locks of Sault Ste. Marie

Getting through the huge locks at Sault Ste. Marie.

Seminar details

Speaker: Niels Jensen

Location: Lower Level - Room 101b

Keep Your Carburetor Clean and Running

Everything you need to know about carburetors.

Seminar details

Speaker: Fred's Shed

Location: Booth P1821

RV Buyers Seminar

Seminar details

Speaker: Dave Solberg

Location: RV2000

Cruising Green Bay

Green Bay forthe finest cruising grounds on the Great Lakes

Seminar details

Speaker: Lou Bruska

Location: Lower Level - Room 101a

Weather Makers: Understanding Low Pressure Systems

Learn type of wind weather to expect from low pressure system

Seminar details

Speaker: Mark Thornton

Location: Lower Level - Room 101b

Diesel Engine Maintenance

Keep your diesel engine reliable and carefree.

Seminar details

Speaker: Ryan Bumber & John Casey

Location: Lower Level - Room 102bc

Oh No! There’s Ethanol in My Fuel!

Tackle fuel system basics, including ethanol in marine engines.

Seminar details

Speaker: Fred's Shed

Location: Booth P1821

Passagemaking in Modern Cruising Cats

How cats behave in offshore conditions

Seminar details

Speaker: George Day

Location: Lower Level - Room 102d

What Women Want to Know About Cruising

Seminar details

Speaker: Pam Wall

Location: Lower Level - Room 103a

The Spinnaker Furling Revolution

Seminar details

Speaker: Scott Williman

Location: Lower Level - Room 104a

Sailing South to the Bahamas and Caribbean

Escape to the magical islands of the Caribbean and Bahamas!

Seminar details

Speaker: Sheryl & Paul Shard

Location: Lower Level - Room 102a

RV Repair Club -12-Volt Electrical

Seminar details

Speaker: Dave Solberg

Location: RV2000

Understanding Your Invoice

Learn about common boat services found on your invoice.

Seminar details

Speaker: Fred's Shed

Location: Booth P1821

St. Martin, St. Barts, Stacia, Saba

Seminar details

Speaker: Thom Burns

Location: Lower Level - Room 101a

See your Engine though a Lady Sailor’s Eyes

Seminar details

Speaker: Phyllis McDonald

Location: Lower Level - Room 101b

Force 10—Storm Sailing Strategies

ively discussion on handling modern boats in serious conditions

Seminar details

Speaker: John Kretschmer

Location: Lower Level - Room 102a

A Guide to Cruising the Great Loop

Learn the the basics of planning for and cruising America's Great

Seminar details

Speaker: Kimberly Russo

Location: Lower Level - Room 102d

Cruising a Freshwater Paradise

Explore over 50 islands in northwest lower Michigan

Seminar details

Speaker: Dave Conrad

Location: Lower Level - Room 103a

Sailing with your Spouse

Teamwork, communication and sailing with your spouse

Seminar details

Speaker: Tyler and Carrie Andrews

Location: Lower Level - Room 103d

Short Handed Sail Handling

Seminar details

Speaker: Travis Blain

Location: Lower Level - Room 104a

Rig Tuning

The steps necessary to tune your mast

Seminar details

Speaker: David Ramer

Location: Lower Level - Room 102bc

Upgrade Your RV - LED Lights, Flat Screen TV and More

Seminar details

Speaker: Dave Solberg

Location: RV2000

One-on-One Service Tech Consultation

Get professional advice to your boating questions.

Seminar details

Speaker: Fred's Shed

Location: Booth P1821

Knot so Fast: Expert Knot Tying and Line Handling

Demystify knots and other rope

Seminar details

Speaker: Alan Veenstra

Location: Lower Level - Room 101a

Get on the Water by becoming Crew Member

Jjoin your friends, family and co-workers out on the water!

Seminar details

Speaker: Chis Garbacz

Location: Lower Level - Room 101b

How to Cross the Atlantic - Lessons learned from 21 crossings

Learn routes, best crossing times, coping with calm & storms

Seminar details

Speaker: John Kretschmer

Location: Lower Level - Room 102a

Anchoring

Anchor locker outfitting for extended cruising, gear techniques

Seminar details

Speaker: Greg Kutsen

Location: Lower Level - Room 102d

Sail Care

Seminar details

Speaker: Keith Church

Location: Lower Level - Room 103a

Vacuum Bagging

Hands on demonstration of vacuum bagging

Seminar details

Speaker: Dan Bochnovic and John Spies

Location: Lower Level - Room 102bc

What's It Like to Live-Aboard a Cruising Sailboat on a Long Voyage?

Seminar details

Speaker: Paul Exner

Location: Lower Level - Room 104a

RV Repair Club - Connecting to the Campground

Seminar details

Speaker: Dave Solberg

Location: RV2000

Diagnosing Electrical Problems and Maintaining Marine Batteries

Learn how to solve basic electrical issues.

Seminar details

Speaker: Fred's Shed

Location: Booth P1821

RV Buyers Seminar

Seminar details

Speaker: Dave Solberg

Location: RV2000

Red Dot on the Ocean: The remarkable story of a heroic, singlehanded, non-stop voyage around North and South America 2 hours

Remarkable story of singlehanded voyage around the Americas

Seminar details

Speaker: Matt Rutherford

Location: Lower Level - Room 102a

Sailing Made Easy

Get started on your sailing adventure!

Seminar details

Speaker: Dale Fitch

Location: Lower Level - Room 101a

Thunderstorms: A Primer for Coastal and Inland Sailors

Examine the various types of thunderstorms

Seminar details

Speaker: Mark Thornton

Location: Lower Level - Room 101b

Cruising the Florida Keys

Practical knowledge needed to explore the beautiful Floridia Keys

Seminar details

Speaker: Bob Williams

Location: Lower Level - Room 102d

Cruising Spinnaker Sail Trim

Cruising Spinnaker Sail Trim, Handling and Deployment Techniques

Seminar details

Speaker: Mike Considine

Location: Lower Level - Room 103a

Winch Maintenance

Roll up your sleeves and take apart a winch

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Speaker: Phil Pollard & Nick Fugate

Location: Lower Level - Room 102bc

From Day Sailing to Cruising: How to explore more of Lake Michigan and Beyond

Planning, navigation, safety and seamanship skills

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Speaker: Stu Friedman & Woody Hansmann

Location: Lower Level - Room 104a

Scratches, Dings and Oxidation

Learn about preventative fiberglass maintenance and repair.

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Speaker: Fred's Shed

Location: Booth P1821

Diesel Engines and Generators

Learn about diesel engines - maintenance, techniques and design.

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Speaker: Fred's Shed

Location: Booth P1821

Sailing Around the Abacos in the Bahamas

Learn the how and where of Cruising the Abacos

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Speaker: Pam Wall

Location: Lower Level - Room 101a

Red Dot on the Ocean: The remarkable story of a heroic, singlehanded, non-stop voyage around North and South America 2 hours

Remarkable story of singlehanded voyage around the Americas

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Speaker: Matt Rutherford

Location: Lower Level - Room 102a

How Your Prop Affects Your Boat's Performance

Learn how props impact performance and fuel economy.

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Speaker: Fred's Shed

Location: Booth P1821

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Essential Cruising Skills: What you NEED to know before you start to live your cruising dreams

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Speaker: George Day

Location: Lower Level - Room 106a

Live Aboard Tips and Tales

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Speaker: Bob Williams

Location: Lower Level - Room 101a

Cruising Green Bay

Green Bay forthe finest cruising grounds on the Great Lakes

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Speaker: Lou Bruska

Location: Lower Level - Room 101b

Doppler Weather Radar: A Sailor’s Best Friend

Lean the tips and tricks of Doppler radar

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Speaker: Mark Thornton

Location: Lower Level - Room 102a

Cruising Sail Trim

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Speaker: Mike Considine

Location: Lower Level - Room 102d

Proper Prior Planning

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Speaker: Pam Wall

Location: Lower Level - Room 103a

Gas Outboard Troubleshooting, Repair and Maintenance

Explore basic maintenance of a gas-powered marine outboard.

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Speaker: Fred's Shed

Location: Booth P1821

RV Repair Club -120 Volt Electrical

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Speaker: Dave Solberg

Location: RV2000

Everything You Wanted to Know About Sailing, But Were Afraid to Ask

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Speaker: Amy Gross-Kehoe

Location: Lower Level - Room 101a

Moving up in the Fleet

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Speaker: Andy Camarda

Location: Lower Level - Room 101b

Sailing the Gulfstream to and from the Bahamas and Cuba

All the things you need to know fr your trip South

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Speaker: Bob Williams

Location: Lower Level - Room 102a

Rigging Overview

Extend the life of your mast

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Speaker: Colin Mack

Location: Lower Level - Room 103d

Cruising The Out Of The Way Places in Lake Michigan

Tips on taking a one to two week cruise in northern Lake Michigan

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Speaker: Dale Fitch

Location: Lower Level - Room 103a

How to Cross the Atlantic - Lessons learned from 21 crossings

Learn routes, best crossing times, coping with calm & storms

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Speaker: John Kretschmer

Location: Lower Level - Room 102d

Basic Fiberglass Lay Ups

Participants will learn techniques for making fiberglass repair

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Speaker: Phil Pollard & Matt Markiewicz

Location: Lower Level - Room 102bc

Oh No! There’s Ethanol in My Fuel!

Tackle fuel system basics, including ethanol in marine engines.

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Speaker: Fred's Shed

Location: Booth P1821

RV Repair Club - Refrigerators

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Speaker: Dave Solberg

Location: RV2000

RV Buyers Seminar

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Speaker: Dave Solberg

Location: RV2000

Diesel Engines and Generators

Learn about diesel engines - maintenance, techniques and design.

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Speaker: Fred's Shed

Location: Booth P1821

Take Your Family Around the World

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Speaker: Pam Wall

Location: Lower Level - Room 101a

Sail Care

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Speaker: Keith Church

Location: Lower Level - Room 101b

Cruising in France & the French Canals with Paul and Sheryl Shard

Take your boat right into the heart of Paris or travel France.

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Speaker: Sheryl & Paul Shard

Location: Lower Level - Room 102a

Onboard Crisis Management

Lessons learned from the author's many years at sea.

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Speaker: John Kretschmer

Location: Lower Level - Room 102d

Planning Your Great Loop Adventure

Prepare and plan for your Great Loop Adventure!

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Speaker: Kimberly Russo

Location: Lower Level - Room 103a

From Day Sailing to Cruising: How to explore more of Lake Michigan and Beyond

Planning, navigation, safety and seamanship skills

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Speaker: Stu Friedman & Woody Hansmann

Location: Lower Level - Room 103d

Diesel Engine Maintenance

Keep your diesel engine reliable and carefree.

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Speaker: Ryan Bumber & John Casey

Location: Lower Level - Room 102bc

Diagnosing Electrical Problems and Maintaining Marine Batteries

Learn how to solve basic electrical issues.

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Speaker: Fred's Shed

Location: Booth P1821

Katie and Jessie Sail the Great Loop

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Speaker: Jessie Zevalkink

Location: Lower Level - Room 101a

Integrated Navigation Apps

Explore how to combine the latest, most popular apps

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Speaker: John Martino

Location: Lower Level - Room 101b

The Spinnaker Furling Revolution

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Speaker: Scott Williman

Location: Lower Level - Room 102d

Performance Handicapping Roundtable

Explore methods for determining the speed potential for classes

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Speaker: Paul Ansfield

Location: Lower Level - Room 103a

Cruising the Puget Sound

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Speaker: Morgan Collins

Location: Lower Level - Room 103d

Rig Tuning

The steps necessary to tune your mast

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Speaker: David Ramer

Location: Lower Level - Room 102bc

Sailing Greenland and the Northwest passage

Sailing Greenland and the Northwest passage

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Speaker: Matt Rutherford

Location: Lower Level - Room 102a

RV Repair Club -Towing With Truck and Trailer

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Speaker: Dave Solberg

Location: RV2000

Scratches, Dings and Oxidation

Learn about preventative fiberglass maintenance and repair.

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Speaker: Fred's Shed

Location: Booth P1821

Bahamas Adventure: Berrys, Exumas and Island Life

Katie and Jessie talk about crossing the Gulf Stream for the firs

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Speaker: Jessie Zevalkink

Location: Lower Level - Room 101a

Cruising Chesapeake Bay

Where to go and what see on the Chesapeake Bay

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Speaker: John Martino

Location: Lower Level - Room 101b

Heavy Weather Offshore - Strategy and Gear

Strategy & equipment to help prepare for heavy winds & seas

Seminar details

Speaker: Paul Exner

Location: Lower Level - Room 103a

Vacuum Bagging

Hands on demonstration of vacuum bagging

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Speaker: Dan Bochnovic and John Spies

Location: Lower Level - Room 102bc

RV Repair Club - Cool RV Tools, Gadgets and Must Have Apps

Seminar details

Speaker: Dave Solberg

Location: RV2000

Crew Overboard

Learn how to recover a crew member or passenger who accidentally

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Speaker: Mike Ludtke

Location: Lower Level - Room 102d

One-on-One Service Tech Consultation

Get professional advice to your boating questions.

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Speaker: Fred's Shed

Location: Booth P1821

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