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Diesel Engines

$ 125.00$ 150.00

Join our class that will cover all aspects of your diesel engine. In this hands-on class you will learn operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of the engine.

Instructor: Joe Barnette, 941-928-9207, cjbarnette@yahoo.com

Oct 23, 2021 0900-1700 Sat 1 Session

Hurricane Prep

$ 40.00

Hurricanes & Boats

When a named storm threatens, you need to be prepared and protect your boat.  In this short seminar, you’ll learn how to select a location from which to weather the storm and prepare your boat for a hurricane. The kit includes Student Notes with copies of the slides.

Instructor: Joe Barnette 941-928-9207, cjbarnette@yahoo.com

May 20, 2021: 1900-2100 Thurs 1 Session
May 19, 2022: 1900-2100 Thurs 1 Session

Introduction to Celestial Navigation, Illustrated & Animated

$ 40.00

“An Introduction to Celestial Navigation, Illustrated and Animated”, has been designed specifically for the fun and intellectual enjoyment of individuals who may have an interest in this fascinating science. No quizzes, no final exams, no homework. No prior knowledge required. Just come for the “big picture” of navigating by the sky. The class is presented as an introduction to a more comprehensive two-course series on celestial navigation offered by the Sarasota Power and Sail Squadron.

Instructor: Graham Peterson’s cell number is 828-290-8088

Oct 9, 2021: 0900-1300 Sat 1 Session
Jan 8, 2022: 0900-1300 Sat 1 Session
Mar 12, 2022: 0900-1300 Sat 1 Session

Introduction to Navigation

$ 40.00

Introduction to Navigation

Today, electronics have radically changed navigation, but understanding the basics helps you gain confidence in your equipment and your own skills.

In this seminar you’ll learn practical techniques to plan, navigate, and check your progress on the water. You will develop situational awareness skills using your eyes and navigation tools to quickly point to your position on a chart, and be able to use backup techniques when the electronics become suspect. This seminar will help both captain and crew to navigate safely and comfortably.

The seminar kit contains The Weekend Navigator textbook, a Seminar Notes booklet, and Maptech’s Chart Navigator Training CD, which includes software and digital charts to gain familiarity with this new technology.

Instructor: Joe Barnette 941-928-9207, cjbarnette@yahoo.com

Oct 14, 2021 1900-2100 Thur 1 Session

Using VHF & VHF/DSC Radio

$ 40.00

Using VHF & VHF/DSC Radio

Get familiar with your boat’s VHF marine radio in just two hours.  Experienced instructors teach you how to use VHF radio like a pro, including the new digital selective calling (DSC) rescue feature.  You’ll also get tips on purchasing and installing VHF to get the most out of your investment. A handy waterproof McGraw-Hill Captain’s QuickGuide Using VHF is included with essential information that you should have aboard. This QuickGuide explains to anyone on your crew how to use the radio, a real benefit if you’re unable to help in an emergency.

Instructor: Joe Barnette 941-928-9207, cjbarnette@yahoo.com

Feb 16, 2022: 1900-2100 Wed 1 Session