Mike Tabor fromSea Hawk Paintswill present this seminar.
Have you ever wondered why there are so many different brands and kinds of bottom paint available, if we all float on the same ocean? Mike will be here to answer those questions and more! What are the similarities and what are the differences between paints....
♦BATTERIES, BATTERIES♦ MARCH 22, 2018
Mark Moreschi from Northeast Battery will present this seminar.
Do your batteries meet your boating needs? What should you use for a starting battery or house battery...AGM, GEL, WET LEAD ACID...Mark will not only discuss battery basics, new technology, and battery health & maintenance. There will be a questions and answer period at the end of the seminar.
♦SPRING SERVICE YOUR ENGINE♦ MARCH 29 & APRIL 19, 2018
Jay from Merri-Mar will present this seminar.
What should you do to de-winterize and prep your boat for use? Where should you start? How often should that impeller be changed, and belts, filters etc. This informational seminar will help to take the guesswork out of re-commissioning your engine and boat. There will be a questions and answer period at the end of the seminar.
♦PROP TALK♦ APRIL 5, 2018
Do you wonder how the prop (s) effects the performance of your boat??? 3-blade, 4-blade, folding props... CUP, PITCH, DIAMETER...What does it all mean to you and how your boat performs? Bob will be discussing anatomy, materials, performance and more
♦"SURVEY SAYS" - MARINE SURVEYS♦ APRIL 12, 2018
George A. Gallup - SAMS/AMS of Gallup Yacht Surveying will preset this seminar. George is the past president of SAMS (The Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors).
George will discuss types of surveys and their purpose, choosing a surveyor and what you should expect from your marine surveyor. Is there a difference between a survey done for insurance purposes and one done for the buying or selling of a boat? George will answer questions at the end of the seminar.
♦RIGGING & FURLERS♦ APRIL 26, 2018
Bam Miller from Oyster Bay Boatshop will present this seminar.
Do you wonder about your rigging? When was the last time it was inspected? How & when should it be inspected or serviced? What are the signs of wear and fatigue? How about your furler system, chainplates, rig tuning and lifelines? What are the appropriate wire sizes for your rig and boat? These topics will be discussed and Bam will also be answering questions at the end of the seminar.
♦CORROSION & ELECTRICAL CONCERNS♦MAY 3, 2018
Yacht SurveyorMark Corke will present this seminar.
One of the least understood problems around boats is corrosion. We all see corrosion but just what is it and what causes it? Mark will discuss in detail, how to reduce the effects of corrosion, how a boat's electrical system can destroy underwater metals and how bonding systems play a crucial part in preventing corrosion. Mark will also be answering questions at the end of the seminar.