What could possibly be better than sharing your enthusiasm for something you love, like boating, with your family? On the water, you can share challenges, adventures, experiences, and long-lasting memories with those closest to you, be it your own children or your grandchildren. On Thursday, March 2, at 8:00 pm Eastern/7:00 pm Central, Past Commodore Niels Jensen will share the secrets and joy of sailing with the younger set. If you're looking forward to cruising with kids or grand-kids, you won't want to miss Cruising with Kids.There are countless rewards and benefits, and IF you’re successful in turning your kids into enthusiastic life-long boaters, they just might take you out, when you’re no longer able to go boating by yourself. Click here for more information and to register for class.
Becoming a weather savvy mariner requires familiarity with a few basic physical and meteorological principles. On Tuesday, February 28, at 8:00 pm Eastern, 7:00 pm Central, Great Lakes Marine Weather Basics will be the first of four classes offered individually and as a specially priced package, and builds a solid Marine Weather foundation for the remainder of the classes in this series. Among the foundation skills covered in this presentation are the basics behind weather systems along with the skills for interpreting and understanding surface weather charts as forecasting tools. Join meteorologist Mark Thornton for this fascinating webinar. Click here for more information and to register for class.
Don't miss the new 2-part April 4th and 6th webinar "Safety on the Inland Seas", offered jointly by GLCCSchool and the Cruising Club of America and taught by CCA and USSailing Safety at Sea and Safety for Cruising Couples moderators and instructors Sheila McCurdy and Ron Trossback. The heavily discounted webinar (75% off normal per-session pricing) has been priced to encourage the largest possible attendance by skippers and crew for this valuable webinar (Note: multip[e people can also view the webinar from a single PC under a single registration). Click HERE to learn more, or click News Release to see the joint press release recently issued to over 50 industry publications.
The 2017 Spring Break will be in Punta Gorda, Florida, February 15-18, 2017. Our Hosts & Chairpersons will be John & Penny Holmes, Port Captains for Charlotte Harbor, Fla. (no strangers to chairing this event) and we will be guests of the beautiful Isles Yacht Club located just off Charlotte Harbor. Punta Gorda has much to offer, and we will be taking advantage of that! Be sure to mark your calendars, for this truly will be an enjoyable & pleasant Spring Break. Please click here to read further.