Guest Speakers for Wisconsin
Speaker Location Topics Covered
Diane Chalfant Bayfield, WI

Recreational opportunities at Apostic Islands National Lakeshore.

Capt. Gene Schnagl Franklin, WI

Cruising America’s Great Loop, the continuous waterway that circumnavigates the eastern part of the U.S. - Great Lakes passage, Mississippi and inland rivers, Gulf ICW, Atlantic Coast-ICW, Hudson River, Erie Canal. Bridges, best times to cruise each section, locks.

USCG Licensed Captain, 50 Ton Master

William Terien Green Bay, WI


Melvin Surdel Kenosha, WI

Yacht surveying, boat design, life raft usage, boarding, care, safety at sea, winterizing, sailing.

Teacher, Retired Naval Officer, Naval Architect. Winters in WI, Summers in FL.

Paul Gutkowski Milwaukee, WI

Marine surveying, why have a survey. Mechanical specialty: Master Technician, engines, drives, winterizing, spring commissioning.

LeRoy Kramer Racine, WI

Attorney: mortgages, liens, salvage.

Nancy Franz Washburn, WI

Canoeing the Apostle Islands, reaching your full potential, Earthkeeping - a way of life, Astronomy for the amateur sky watcher, wildflowers, birds, outdoors, tree trivia.

Richard Bennett Wauwatosa, WI

The World Below the Keel, Relationship Between Boaters and Divers, Humans and Our Watery Planet.

Certified Cinematographer, Scuba Instructor, Marine Salvage Expert, Bennett Academy of Ski.