YACHT EXPO SEMINARS calgary 2013
CALGARY VENUE: GLENMORE SAILING CLUB 8601 24 ST SW (south glenmore park)

MARCH 3 & MARCH 4, 2013



 
 
YACHT EXPO SEMINARS
 
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SHOCKING MARINE ELECTRICAL TRUTHS
session one SUNDAY, MARCH 3 @ 1000 HRS
JEFF COTE at PACIFIC YACHT SYSTEMS will follow up some of his earlier shocking presentations with this brand new one
 
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MARINE RADIO - ANSWERS TO ALL THE QUESTIONS YOU'VE NEVER HAD
session two SUNDAY, MARCH 3 @ 1130 HRS
PHIL SUTTON from the ALBERTA OFFSHORE SAILING ASSOCIATION can bring you up to speed on the basics & latest/greatest for marine radio communication - plus he'll introduce or bring you up to speed on SECCHI disk & its effectiveness for water quality
 
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DEREK HATFIELD
& THE SPIRIT OF CANADA STORY
session three SUNDAY, MARCH 3 @ 1300 HRS
CANADA's premier solo ocean racer is in from NOVA SCOTIA to talk about what it took to single hand 28,700 nautical miles in the AROUND ALONE yacht race ~ relive a few adventures to date & learn about the new ones ahead
 
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KNOWLEDGE FOR SAFE & CONFIDENT BOATING
session four SUNDAY, MARCH 3 @ 1430 HRS
presented by the CANADIAN SAIL & POWER SQUADRON - CALGARY
 
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REALIZING THE DREAM
session five SUNDAY, MARCH 3 @ 1600 HRS
first steps through trips to the SOUTH PACIFIC with ALASTAIR handley, vice COMMODORE, CALGARY blue water cruising association with members
 
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CATAMARAN CRAZE
session six SUNDAY, MARCH 3 @ 1730 HRS
GEOFF TEOLI from BOSUN'S YACHT SALES & some of his counterparts from YACHT SALES WEST will talk about the evolution of the catamarans through to there status as the fastest growing segment of the industry - special emphasis to local considerations for fantastic floating felines
 
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DOCKING MAGIC
session seven SUNDAY, MARCH 3 @ 1900 HRS
docking in style - isn't that what's really important? after all, nobody really sees you much when you are out there - so perform well where the gelcoat will thank you and the audience will applaud - COLIN JACKSON unlocks some of the secret spells to make it look easy - or at least build a foundation for your future practice!
 
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FRACTIONAL YACHTING
session eight MONDAY, MARCH 4 @ 1300 HRS
NUNO ALVES overviews the fractional yacht program & highlights some of the  effective ways you could share a boat on the coast
 
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10 MARINE DIESEL TROUBLESHOOTING TIPS
session nine MONDAY, MARCH 4 @ 1430 HRS
DAVE BONAR of BOSUN'S YACHT SALES introduces 10 things to check when your marine diesel isn't performing up to specification - or just plain being stubborn - take steps to be a more self sufficient captain with this one
 
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CHANGING TAXES on BOATS in BC
session ten MONDAY, MARCH 4 @ 1600 HRS
COLIN JACKSON presents on the shift from HST & TDP on boat purchases to PST, GST & TDP and when each applies ~ particular emphasis will be paid to those considering fleet ownership ~ changes there are significant & the window of opportunity to save is CLOSING
 
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HYBRID TECHNOLOGY IN BOATS
session eleven MONDAY, MARCH 4 @ 1730 HRS
NO WIND, NO DIESEL - GIBSONS, BC from VANCOUVER? - NO PROBLEM
DAVE BONAR of BOSUN'S YACHT SALES will introduce HYBRID TECHNOLOGY in boats with an ability to check it out first hand on the GREENLINE HYBRID dockside at GRANVILLE ISLAND next you are out
 
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CRUISING THE SOUTH PACIFIC
session twelve MONDAY, MARCH 4 @ 1900 HRS
while highlights of his career should really include tenure as head instructor at COOPER, AL BOREHAM's most recent achievements include the recent publication of BEER IN THE BILGES and he's here to share some of the great stories that make up these memorable memoirs
 
 
 

SUPPORT THE FOOD BANK

 

when we get to play on the water, it's great to remember those who've been unable to do so for various reasons - YES 2013 is run in support of the food bank, so please bring non-perishable items or money in support of the food bank - we'll take them the proceeds after each event