|Guest Speakers for Washington|
|Wendy Hinman||Bainbridge Island, WA||Preparing for offshore voyaging, provisioning, living aboard, simple cruising, cruising on a budget,
living without refrigeration, keeping your relationship off the rocks, cruising comfort, sea stories,
nautical history, sailing, racing, seamanship, docking, women in boating, Sailed 34,000 miles on a 31-foot sailboat. Requests projector, screen and mic. Author: “Tightwads On The Loose: A Seven-Year
Pacific Odyssey”, www.WendyHinman.com, Travel reimbursement requested outside Seattle area.
|Mike McGlenn||Bellingham, WA||
Salvage, small boat salvage, manufacturing, repair, the need for a survey, maintenance, towing.
|Dan Forrest||Deer Harbor, WA||
Aquamarine Business President & CEO. Watermaking equipment for large or small vessels, hotels. Reverse osmosis watermaking - makes undrinkable water drinkable.May be able to bring samples of equipment.
|Bill Haimes||Everett, WA||
Magnetic compass: selection, care and service, and adjusting for both commercial and recreational vessels and antiques. Celestial navigation/piloting - practices and equipment.
Offers hands-on example. Former US Navy commissioned officer, navigator on several warships, supervised navigation training at the Officer Candidate School at Newport RI, experienced cruiser.
|Larry Rogers||Gig Harbor, WA||
Author: Boatowner's Legal and Financial Advisor. Publisher: The Conflict Management Ltr. Talk: Successfully Navigating a Coast Guard Boarding.
|Capt. Ted Buehler||Port Ludlow, WA||
Knots and splices, living aboard before and after retirement. What to expect when cruising south (Mexico, Central America, Panama Canal, Western Caribbean) including winds, anchoring/docking, seamanship, food, local customs, pros and cons of sailing with pets, weapons, etc.
100 Ton Captain’s License, 50 years sailing experience, certified ASA Sailing Instructor
|Capt. Nancy Erley||Seattle, WA||
Skipper, Two World Circumnavigations with all-women crew, from diverse lands and cultures aboard Tethys, a custom-designed Orca 38.
Author: One Hundred and One Hints for Circumnavigators. Director, Women’s Education for Int’l Sail and Power Assn, ISPA Offshore Sailing Instructor, Advanced HAM radio operator, Advanced PADI scuba diver. Donation requested.
|Eric Hinze||Seattle, WA||
Heating systems onboard. Sure Marine Service
|Jay McEwen||Seattle, WA||
Marine surveying, fiberglass technology, boat maintenance and repair, long cruise preparation.
|Ron Reisner||Seattle, WA||
Damage, repair, blister phenomenon, vessel care & feeding, corrosion, vessel construction in Wood and FRP.
Area: West Washington, farther with paid expenses.