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    • Webinar

      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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      LA000010-f Great Gadgets and Ideas to Have Aboard While Cruising

      Thursday, April 22, 2021
      Bill Cullen is a professional captain and delivery skipper with over a 100,000 miles of offshore cruising, delivery and racing experience. During all of this "boat time" Bill has collected and invented a long list of creative "gadgets" that make cruising safer, easier and just more fun.
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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.