|Main Topic: Guest Speakers - Storm Damage Avoidance, Hurricane Preparation, Weather & Meteorology, Charts|
|John Harpool||Stratford, CT||
Basic meteorology, how to interpret charts and alpha-numeric data.Air Traffic Control Specialist at Igor Sikorsky Airport in Stratford, CT.
|William Battista||Hartly, DE||Weather forecasting, marine weather hazards, how to use marine weather forecasts, how to visually recognize weather hazards. Atmosphere: ocean relationship, future of meteorology and oceanography.|
|Capt. Charles Kanter||Boynton Beach, FL||
Anchoring, hurricane survival and lots of tips and techniques.
Author: Cruising Catamaran Communique, magazine contributor, over 100K miles of cruising experience. 30 years experience with Dunedin Canvas Works. Please offer two months notice.
|Richard Evers||Bradenton, FL||
Hurricane preparation for your boat, hurricane & tropical storm equipment needed, when to start, where and how to secure your boat, what to take off, snowbirds and neighbors, after the storm. Total time 1 hr 10 minutes.
Retired Fireman. Needs tables and screen, has Powerpoint presentation, may need reimbursement.
|Nick Nicholson||Edgewater, FL||Boating safety rules and habits, law requirements and restrictions, basic sailing, boating safety, trailering, marlinspike, seamanship, navigation rules, piloting, weather, search & rescue, US Coast Guard, USCG Auxiliary: Past, Present and Future.|
|Capt. Gene Sipe||Estero, FL||
Coastal navigation, marine weather, understanding search & rescue/overdue or distress, USCG licensing and Marine Offices.
Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors, President 2001-2002.
|Dennis Henize||Key West, FL||Meteorology, National Weather Service, hurricanes.|
|Robert Molleda||Miami, FL||
Hurricanes, marine forecasts, National Weather Service, warning coordination.
|Paul Warren||St. Petersburg, FL||
Hurricane preparation, seamanship.
Dockmaster, Isla del Sol Yacht Club. May need reimbursement.
|Brighton Daugherty||Kailua-Kona, HI||Weather, sailing, cruising.|
|David McIntosh||Lake Charles, LA||Meteorologist. Hurricanes, severe weather, National Weather Service modernization.|
|Taunton, MA||Marine weather, hazardous decision making for boaters, description of NWS Marine Warnings, Watches, Advisories and Significant Wave Height.|
|Charles Fort||Annapolis, MD||
Ethanol, Why Boats Sink, Lessons from Hurricane Isabel. What steps should you take to protect your boat before a hurricane?
BoatUS Magazine Consumer Editor, Seaworthy Magazine Associate Editor
|Steve Sudal||Leland, MI||Repair and maintenance, Hurricane Hugo.|
|Warren Roosen||Mt. Clemens, MI||Weather, engine maintenance, installation, repair, marine propulsion, gas, diesel, stern drive.|
|Tom Matheson||Wilmington, NC||Meteorology, National Weather Service.|
|Don Baker||Matawan, NJ||Cruising on Long Island Sound to Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard, MA, boating safety, weather, navigation, anchoring, marlinspike, boat handling and etiquette, all about the USPS Sailing Course.|
|Thomas Cusack||Thorofare, NJ||Navigation Rules, cruising, engine maintenance, sailing, anchoring safety, salvage, towing, History of the Coast Guard Auxiliary, repair, reading weather in Delaware Bay.|
|Kenneth J. Weinbrecht||Yaphank, NY||Marine Surveying and related boating topics, boat preparation for hurricanes. Experience: Marine Surveyor for 25 years (07), marine insurance claims, USCG, Suffolk Marine Museum: restoration, US Navy Cert Weather Observer & Forecaster, Firefighting School, ships diver, Certified Radar Navigator, Advanced Search & Rescue, Ocean. Research School. certs: AMS, CMS, ASA, CMI.|
|Mark McAllister||Corpus Christi, TX||Marine Surveyor & Claims Adjuster. Loss prevention, boat insurance, dealing with insurance companies. How to choose a boat/elements of design, hurricane approaches.|
|John McConnico||Lively, VA||Weather, recognizing storms, blue water sailing, racing experience: Annapolis-Newport Race & Annapolis-Bermuda Race, storm preparation & storms, boat repair, blisters.|
|Andrew Bass||Vienna, VA||Marine weather, forecasting, off-shore navigation, US Naval Academy, "E" Qualification, electrical systems, electronics.|
|William Terien||Green Bay, WI||Weather|