Future Classes

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      CG00401-f: Cruising Lake Erie

      Tuesday, January 19, 2021
      by Mark Gagyi
      From major cities to quaint fishing ports, from island anchorages to first class marinas --- the 2nd largest concentration of boaters in North America already know about Lake Erie's charms. Do you?
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      CG000301-f: Cruising Lake Huron

      Tuesday, January 26, 2021
      Lake Huron is blessed with many wonderful and interesting ports and small towns up and down both the Canadian and Michigan shorelines. The Lake Huron webinar will cover the ports and anchorages surrounding the main lake including the Straits of Mackinac, the east Michigan shore and the west Ontario shore. In this webinar Admiral Bayfield Award winner Craig Murchison will share his extensive cruising experiences throughout the Lake.
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      CG00320-f: Cruising Georgian Bay and the Thirty Thousand Islands

      Tuesday February 2, 2021
      Georgian Bay is well known as a cruiser’s paradise for good reason. From the cliffs of the Bruce Peninsula to the busy harbours of off Severn Sound to the winding Small Craft Route up the eastern shore, Georgian Bay offers variety, scenery and adventure for the cruising boater. This webinar explores Georgian Bay’s beautiful anchorages as well as the towns and small settlements that serve the boating community along its shores.
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      CG00325-f: Cruising the Remote Waters of Northern Georgian Bay

      Thursday, February 11, 2021
      Join GLCC Rear Commodore for The North Channel, Georgian Bay and Canadian Lake Huron Dave Spencer as he guides us through Northern Georgian Bay from Byng Inlet to Killarney. This area is largely wilderness, has a variety of wonderful anchorages and is unique in the Great Lakes as many of the waters are unsounded. You need a sense of adventure to cruise here. If that's you, or if that's what you are aspiring to, you don't want to miss Dave's presentation that has been completely revised and updated for 2021.
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      MX00030-f: Fiberglass Repair Techniques

      Tuesday, February 16, 2021
      by Joe Parker
      Your fiberglass repair project might not be as extensive as the one shown in the accompanying photo, but everyone with a glass boat should have some understanding of basic fiberglass repair techniques. This information-packed webinar will provide that foundation.
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      CG00310-f: Favorite North Channel Anchorages

      Thursday, February 18, 2021
      If you are planning your first or twenty first cruise to the North Channel, you are sure to enjoy this webinar that has been completely revised and updated for 2021. The North Channel of Lake Huron is the world's premiere fresh water cruising destination and among the very top destinations for cruising boaters anywhere. Our host is Dave Spencer who is the Great Lakes Cruising Club's Rear Commodore for The North Channel, Georgian Bay and Canadian Lake Huron. Dave will guide you through a tour of North Channel anchorages from the eastern to western extremity of this pristine cruising area.
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      CG00205-f: Cruising Grand Traverse Bay

      Tuesday, February 23, 2021
      by Steve Wyckoff
      Grand Traverse Bay is one of the most beautiful regions of Michigan which is known for its lakeshores, cherry orchards, vineyards, and boating. Grand Traverse Bay is 32 miles long and 10 miles wide, with 132 miles of shoreline. It is divided into East and West Grand Traverse Bay by the Old Mission Peninsula. Not only will the scenery amaze you, but there is much to see and do as you cruise this area of Northwest Michigan. This webinar highlights anchorages, harbor towns and marinas available to cruisers.
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      EX00100-f: Circumnavigating Newfoundland

      Wednesday, February 24th, 2021
      by Peter S. Plumb
      Join Peter Plumb as he takes us along on his three-month Newfoundland circumnavigation, including a side trip to Red Bay, Labrador. The voyage began and ended in his home port, Portland, Maine, with stops in Nova Scotia, Cape Breton and St. Pierre along the way.
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      PK00902-f Great Lakes Marine Weather Essentials Four-Part Webinar Series

      Four consecutive Tuesdays, March 2 through March 23, 2021
      by Mark Thornton
      This is a webinar series that Great Lakes boaters should not miss. Boating on the Great Lakes requires many skills, but none is more important than a basic understanding of marine weather forecasting. Take advantage of this special package price to attend all four of our popular Great Lakes Marine Weather Essentials webinars for the price of three! If you register for the package after the series has started, you will receive hyperlinks to view the recorded sessions plus the opportunity to attend the upcoming live webinars.
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      WX00201-f: Great Lakes Weather 1: Marine Weather Basics

      Tuesday, March 2, 2021
      by Mark Thornton
      WX00201-f, Marine Weather Basics is the first class in the GLCC School’s four-part Marine Weather Essentials series tailored for Great Lakes boaters and offered for either individual or specially priced package registration.
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      MX00031-f: Rig Maintenance and Tuning

      Tuesday, March 30, 2021
      by Joe Parker
      If you cruise under sail do you know how to properly set up your own rig? Learn the key aspects of rig tuning and maintenance from one of the best in the business in this new for 2014 webinar!
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      WX00207-f: Understanding And Avoiding Thunderstorms

      Tuesday April 6 and Tuesday April 13, 2021
      by Mark Thornton
      Thunderstorms can quickly spoil an outing in many ways—strong winds, large waves, dangerous lightning, waterspouts, or visibility-limiting rain. This in-depth two-session webinar will examine the various types of thunderstorms and the ingredients that lead to their formation.
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      SK00180-f: Making the Leap to Distance and Overnight Passagemaking

      Thursday, April 8, 2021
      Making the leap to that first longer-distance overnight passage can be intimidating. It shouldn’t be. From this webinar you'll gain the confidence to undertake longer passages including overnights, sharply expanding your cruising horizons. Plus, you'll find that longer passages definitely add a special dimension to the cruising experience.
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      SK00300-f: Electroshock Drowning

      Wednesday, April 21, 2021
      by Dr. Alan Wentworth
      In this FREE webinar we introduce a recently recognized hazard to recreational boaters called "electroshock drowning" (ESD). Dr. Alan Wentworth details personal experience in a "near miss" situation.
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      WX00206-f: Tropical Weather Forecasting for Cruisers

      Tuesday, May 4th, 2021
      by Mark Thornton
      Cruisers are naturally drawn to the tropics by the promise of shimmering blue water, warm sandy beaches, and predictable trade winds. However, the tropics are also the breeding ground for nature’s most destructive storms – tropical cyclones. Join us to learn more about Tropical Weather systems, and the forecasting and planning that can help assure safe passages in the tropics.