Future Classes

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    • 2022-23 Webinars

      Want to see what's in store for 2022-23?

      This season the GLCCSchool will offer 40+ live and recorded webinars. Click here to see the full 2022-23 line-up. Check back often as new webinars are always being scheduled.
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      CG00320-h: Cruising Georgian Bay and the Thirty Thousand Islands

      Tuesday, February 7, 2023
      by Dave Spencer
      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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      CG00602-h: Cruising the Beautiful Trent Severn Waterway

      Thursday, February 9, 2023
      by Eric Sunstrum
      The Trent Severn Waterway is a well known inland passage from Lake Ontario to Georgian Bay and is frequently used by Loopers and other Great Lakes boaters. But, it's not just a shortcut. The TSW is a delightful and picturesque cruise through the heartland of Ontario.
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      CG00325-h: Cruising the Remote Waters of Northern Georgian Bay

      Tuesday, February 14, 2023
      by Dave Spencer
      This webinar will guide you through the Northern Georgian Bay wilderness from Byng Inlet to Killarney. This area 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'll want to join Dave Spencer, GLCC Rear Commodore for The North Channel, Georgian Bay and Canadian Lake Huron for an enjoyable evening.
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      CG00310-h: Anchorages of the North Channel

      Thursday, February 23, 2023
      by Dave Spencer
      If you are planning your first or twenty first cruise to the North Channel, you are sure to enjoy this popular webinar. 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 presenter 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 western to eastern extremity of this pristine cruising area.
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      PK00902-h Great Lakes Marine Weather Essentials Four-Part Webinar Series

      Four consecutive Tuesdays, February 28 through March 21, 2023
      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-h: Great Lakes Weather 1: Marine Weather Basics

      Tuesday, February 28, 2023
      by Mark Thornton
      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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      CG00520-h: Cruising Lake Ontario's Southern Shore

      Thursday, March 2, 2023
      by Jim and Heidi Egensperger
      The South Shore of Lake Ontario is rich with history, exciting cities, quaint villages and numerous ports to explore. Join Heidi and Jim Egensperger as they guide you from the west end of Lake Ontario at Youngstown, New York to the eastern extremity at Clayton, New York. This webinar is sure to spark your interest in the rarely cruised section of our beautiful Great Lakes.
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      MX00001-h Diesel 1: Marine Diesel Maintenance 101

      Thursday, March 9, 2023
      by Jim Zima
      Jim Zima, owner of Great Lakes Diesel in Huron, Ohio, returns to the GLCC School lineup with his popular webinar Marine Diesel Maintenance 101. This is a must see webinar for those who don’t mind sticking their noses in the engine room and want to build their confidence in knowing how to do things right. From his classes at the GLCCSchool to his classes at the Annapolis Cruisers University, Jim Zima shows us that he is not only a master mechanic but a great teacher. Join Jim for this outstanding webinar.
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      MX00002-h Diesel 2: I've Got The Diesel Fuel Blues

      Thursday, March 23, 2023
      by Jim Zima
      Ever had that sinking feeling when your diesel starts to labor, sputter, and finally dies? In the second of his GLCC School diesel maintenance series Jim Zima, owner of Great Lakes Diesel in Vermilion, Ohio, will lead you through a thorough and detailed look at how to prevent diesel fuel issues and what to do when they occur. From his classes at the GLCC School to his classes at the Annapolis Cruisers University, Jim Zima shows us that he is not only a master mechanic but a great teacher. Join Jim for this outstanding webinar.
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      WX00207-h: Understanding And Avoiding Thunderstorms

      Tuesday March 28 and Tuesday April 4, 2023
      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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      SK00170-h: Rum - History, Interesting Facts & Trivia

      Wednesday, April 5, 2023
      One of the best parts of cruising is sharing a rum drink with friends at the end of a perfect day on the water. For centuries, cruisers around the world have saluted the setting sun, rum glass in hand. How rum became part of this tradition goes back hundreds of years.
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      MX00003-h Diesel 3: I'm Cool But My Diesel Is Hot!

      Thursday, April 6, 2023
      by Jim Zima
      An overheated engine is never good, and it always seems to happen at the worst time. In the third of his GLCC School diesel maintenance series Jim Zima, owner of Great Lakes Diesel in Vermilion, Ohio, will lead you through a thorough and detailed look at how to prevent diesel cooling system issues and what to do when they occur. From his classes at the GLCC School to his classes at the Annapolis Cruisers University, Jim Zima shows us that he is not only a master mechanic but a great teacher. Join Jim for this outstanding webinar.