Guest Speakers for Michigan
Speaker Location Topics Covered
Capt. James Thompson Allendale, MI

Any topic related to sailing other than racing.

Fee: Requests travel expenses

Paul Galea Detroit, MI

Recreational boating and law, maritime law, products liability. Area to cover: 50 mile radius

T.D. Vinette Escanaba, MI

Underwater salvage, Great Lakes cruising, metal boat building.

William Novak Harrison Township, MI

Liability, maintenance, Question and Answer sessions, courses, possible qualification for NAMS certification.

Phil Hallisey Holland, MI

Spring commissioning

Steve Sudal Leland, MI

Repair and maintenance, Hurricane Hugo.

Jim Coburn Macomb, MI How to prepare for the boat buying process and loan process and how they work, how to buy boats for your club, how to finance a boating business of your dreams, financing for individuals, boating clubs and consumer/trade associations, boat, RV, powersports loans of all sizes. Consultant with Coburn & Associates. Travel reimbursement requested when outside Detroit.
Warren Roosen Mt. Clemens, MI

Weather, engine maintenance, installation, repair, marine propulsion, gas, diesel, stern drive.

WG (Bill) Barnhardt Port Huron, MI

Marine surveying, surveying pleasure boats, U.S. Naval Sea Cadets, arson investigation(marine), engine maintenance.

Robert Giesler South Haven, MI

Loran - what it is, how it works, recreational boating.

Randy Donoho Southfield, MI

Safe boating and seamanship, vessel exam program, safety at sea, U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary.

Capt. Thomas Kelly Suttons Bay, MI

Safety, Schooner "Inland Seas", The Science Ship, Inland Seas Education Association (ISEA), Great Lakes Ecology - Environment.

Donations Accepted. USCG Licensed Captain.

Capt. Jack Klang Suttons Bay, MI

Importance of Marina Attendant Training. Ask about his official certifying seminar.

Experience: USPS Advanced Pilot License, USCG License and Master 50-ton, has owned and operated charter company, experienced speaker, columnist, author, certified school teacher and counselor, water safety instructor, certified ASA instructor.

Richard Dietz Detroit, MI

Recreational boating, maritime law, products liability.