Boat Building & Restoration, Riggin, Repair & Maintenance, Winterizing, Spring Prep, Marine Plastic, Marine Canvas
Speaker Location Specific Topics
George LeBaron Chula Vista, CA

What is the fair market value of your boat? Cruising in Baha Mexico and Southern California, boat maintenance. Marine Appraiser/Surveyor (Power and Sail

Peggy Feakes Stockton, CA

Surveying, boat building, repair and rigging, safety, boat restoration for voyages, coastal and offshore sailing experience, sea stories

John Wills Valley Center, CA

Marine reinforced plastics, manufacturing and repair. Plastics consultant for over 50-60 years - has published books on Marine Reinforced Plastics and Hydrolysis Repair Options.

Capt. Al Barrett Dunedin, FL

Custom marine canvas, marine products.

30 years experience with Dunedin Canvas Works. Please offer two months notice.

W.C. Lilly Fernandina Beach, FL

Boating safety, boat building, ship building, maintenance and repair, ship design and construction/ materials, navigation, instruction and hull plates.

Chairman, Committee for Small & Medium Shipyards/ Shipbuilding. Society of Naval Architects & Marine Engineers. ABC Marine Surveyors and Marine Association. Small fee requested.

John Napurano Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Inboard engine maintenance to include fuel, hoses, piping, and other down to earth tips, fuel, cleaning.

Marc Slakoff Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Marine surveying, yacht maintenance.

Capt. Larry Dukehart Islamorada, FL

Repair, Fiberglass repair, Outfitting A Vessel, Diesel Engines, Gelcoat Blistering, Sportfishing, Safety.

Percy Overman Miami, FL

Expert court testimony, claims preparation, dealing with repair facilities, know when you need a surveyor, care of boats, damage repairs

Laulua Kona, HI Care and maintenance of recreational boats.
Ankeny, IA

Ultimate Boat Maintenance Projects book- How to perform regular maintenance including: oil changes, gelcoat repairs and modifications, winterizing, engine maintenance, discuss tools and products. For beginner or experienced. How To Select and Buy Your Next Boat - Find your “Inner Captain”, calculate cost of operation, insurance and maintenance, operator requirements.

Experience with family-owned marina and fiberglass manufacturing plant. Writer and author.

Lisle, IL

Marine surveying, loss prevention, boating-technical to include hull construction, repair, and machinery damage/repair. Davis & Co. Ltd

Mt. Prospect, IL

Sea Scouts of America: History and Future, Multihulls, History of Power Trimarans, boat building, sailing down the Mississippi and back, salmon fishing on Lake Michigan.

Director of Boys No More - vocational/educational organization for teens at risk. Mentoring teens. Can customize talk to your group’s needs.

Kenner, LA Preventative boat maintenance, blistering
Annapolis, MD

Marine Surveyor, assessing boats, factors to consider when buying a boat, boat maintenance, preparing to go offshore, maneuvering under power, boating with children, special women's topics.

2001 Mini-Transat Adventure --Sailing Race. Team US Challenge Around Alone 2006. Fee may be requested.

Annapolis, MD Working with a marine surveyor, buying a new or used boat, inspecting fiberglass boats, managing boat maintenance.
David Gross Annapolis, MD

Sail materials and design, making, maintenance and care. Newest technologies. Samples available. Canvas material choices and care.
May need a Powerpoint Projector. Slides and handouts available.

Kensington, MD Diesel engines: tune up and maintenance, winterizing, care and feeding, fuel systems, overhaul to installation.
Solomons, MD

Surveying and history of surveying, safe boat operation, boat maintenance solutions.

Summers in Massachusetts.

Escanaba, MI Underwater salvage, Great Lakes cruising, metal boat building.
Harrison Township, MI Liability, maintenance, Questions & Answer sessions, courses, possible qualification for NAMS certification.
Holland, MI

Spring commissioning.

Leland, MI Repair and maintenance, Hurricane Hugo.
Long Beach, MS Cruising, navigation, boat construction, rigging, fiberglass
Ocean Springs, MS Marine surveying, small boat design.
Millburn, NJ

Inshore sportfishing. Raritan Bay, Sandy Hook, tackle, electronics use, building of a custom boat.

Fins on Feathers Charters. Inc.

Somers Pt., NJ Safety , basic boating, safety at sea, surveying a vessel for offshore cruising, preventative maintenance, women & boating, diving safety, boat diving, become certified.
Thorofare, NJ Navigation Rules, cruising, engine maintenance, sailing, anchoring safety, salvage, towing, History of the Coast Guard Auxiliary, boat repair, reading weather in Delaware Bay.
Liverpool, NY Boat surveying, canal operations, heavy maintenance.
Sodus Point, NY Sailing and racing, boat building. Surveyor.
North Olmsted, OH Safety equipment& procedures, extensive cruising: Lake Erie, North Carolina coast, Gulf of Mexico, New England, Japan. Expert Witness testimony. Design, construction pres. w/associate. Current electronics/ GPS. 30 yrs Coast Guard service. Slides, Edmund Fitzgerald sinking, Great Lakes Maritime History, Why recreational boaters should be licensed.
Westlake, OH Marine Surveyor, Marine Underwriter and Claims Adjuster. Boat repair, loss prevention, financial/legal/boat insurance, surveying the Santa Maria of Columbus, surveying The Niagara, St. Helena Barge reconstruction.
Elizabeth, PA Marine surveying, yachts, small craft, rebuilding boats.
Charleston, SC Safety, boat maintenance, marine surveying.
Austin, TX Blister repair and bottom paints, boat design - power or sail. The surveyor's role in purchasing, "Do-it-yourself" nightmares. Area: 100 mi radius of Austin, more if travel can be arranged.
George Dunigan, Interlux Paints US, multiple cities Interlux Paints, anti-fouling paints, latest technology. George Dunigan, Interlux Paints National Representative. Ask for your local representative.
Steve Zimmerman Cardinal, VA

Boat Building & Restoration, Rigging, Repair & Maintenance, Winterizing, Spring Prep, Marine Reinforced Plastics, Marine Canvas.

* 10 Things Every Boat Owner or Buyer Should Know About How Boats Are Built
* How To Make Smart Decisions About Boat Repairs
* How To Buy A Used Boat, As Told By The Boatyard

Can travel VA and MD. Slide and handouts.

Lively, VA Weather, recognizing storms, blue water sailing, racing experience: Annapolis-Newport Race & Annapolis-Bermuda Race, storm preparation & storms, boat repair, blisters.
Bellingham, WA Salvage, small boat salvage, manufacturing, repair, the need for a survey, maintenance, towing.
Seattle, WA Heating systems onboard. Sure Marine Service
Seattle, WA

Damage, repair, blister phenomenon, vessel care & feeding, corrosion, vessel construction in Wood and FRP.

Area: West Washington, farther with paid expenses.

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.

Milwaukee, WI

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