Guest Speakers for Maryland - Page 1
Speaker Location Topics Covered
Capt. Gale Browning 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.

Ms. Louise Burke Annapolis, MD

Heavy weather handling, man overboard skills, life raft use, damage control, introduction to electronics, spring preparation for boats, offshore sailing, naval academy sailing, exploring the Antarctic.

May need slide or OH projector, large screen best for Antarctic slides. May need help with expenses. Not available before January 2014.

Barry J. Dalnekoff Annapolis, MD

Marine Law

Capt. Paul Foer Annapolis, MD

Environmental Writer/Yacht Capt. Environmental degradation and restoration, Chesapeake Bay Program and environmental indicators, boating safety on Chesapeake, cruising and chartering the Chesapeake, nautical books: rare books and collecting, Chessie the Sea Monster.

Former Outward Bound instructor, former CG Aux member. Chesapeake Bay, sailing and powerboating experience. Requisite fee, Pleases inquire

Capt. Ham Gale Annapolis, MD

Towing and Salvage.

TowBoatU.S. Annapolis Ann Bay Towing Inc.

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.

Quantum Sails

F. Michael Kaufman Annapolis, MD

Yacht design and engineering, marine surveying, boat building, upgrading yachts.

Michael McCook Annapolis, MD

Boating - technical, boat insurance, loss prevention.

M. J. McCook Assoc, Inc.

Brook Perkins / Marilyn Henderson Annapolis, MD

Plan your Cruising Life! Brooke Perkins and Marilyn Henderson focus on budgeting, controlling your cash and investments. What you need to know before you quit your job and go cruising! Discuss early retirement, creating a budget, bill paying while traveling, currency exchange, obtaining cash in foreign ports, managing risk and physical health issues.

Suzanne Pogell Annapolis, MD

Sail Yourself Safely Home, Womanship - Women’s sailing education organization. Fee requested.

Randy Renn Annapolis, MD

General repair and maintenance of boats and engines. General discussion as part of what to expect from your surveyor. Antique boat and outboard motor restoration, Marine Surveyor Marine Forensic Technician

David Skolnick Annapolis, MD

Communications installation, maintenance, and operation aboard ranging from wifi and cellular to HF/SSB and satellite systems, ham radio at sea, provisioning and cooking aboard while passage making, transatlantic passages, heading offshore to the Bahamas, having your boat delivered, and chartering in the Caribbean. See AuspiciousWorks.com

Peter Trogdon Annapolis, MD

History of Navigation: The last 4,000 year of exploration, the people, and the navigation systems used world wide. Needs minimum of 30 minutes for presentation. President, Weems & Plath

Fred Hallett Arnold, MD

12,000 mile "Retirement Cruise" from Annapolis to Bermuda, Azores, England, Spain, Portugal, Madeira, Canary Islands, Cape Verde Islands, Martinique, Puerto Rico and the Bahamas aboard FANTASIA, a Baba 35 cutter. Powerpoint and video presentation together take you on the 10 month journey. Fred and Anne present route in detail, including the importance of prep and lessons learned from problems encountered with a volunteer crew on long voyages.

H. Allen Black Baltimore, MD

Recreational boating law, Clean Marina Program, vessel repair disputes

Donald Greenman Baltimore, MD

Admiralty Law, recreational, small boat law, limits of liability

Capt. John Mahaney Benedict, MD

Towing and salvage, boating safety, diving.

TowBoatU.S.,Cobb Island, Goldcoast Charters, Vessel Delivery Captain, Retired Marine Police Officer, Commercial Diver

Paul Fleury Ft. Washington, MD

Galvanic/electrolytic corrosion, electrical safety, cathodic protection, anodes, portable water systems, diesel-fired heaters, marine services.

Capt. John McDevitt Grasonville , MD

Marine and AAS Fire Protection, Marine Electricity - Certified ABYC Marine Electrician and Master Technician, Marine Surveyor (SAMS) specializing in Marine Electrical surveys, Boating Safety. USCG Licensed Captain 100 Tons. Geographic Experience Maine to Florida Keys, AICWW, Bahamas, Chesapeake Bay, Great Lakes, New York Canal System, Inland Rivers: Mississippi, Ohio, Tennessee, Tom-Bigbee, Gulf of Mexico, GICWW, Okeechobee Waterway. Speaker at industry events, author of many articles, industry and recreational boating teacher. Has handouts. May need projector for presentation.

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