Category: Events and Seminars
Boat Shows, Seminars, etc
The Women’s Sailing Conference, held each June in Marblehead, is great fun. I’ve been involved one way or another many times. It amazes me how many women come back year after year. It also astounds me how quickly and enthusiastically women learn from each other.
This year the conference is about women extending their range. That [...]
I’d like to let you know about the Cruising Women program that Pam Wall, Beth Leonard and I will be giving at Cruisers University on April 25-26 in Annapolis, Maryland.
Last April, as Pam Wall and I finished our second year as faculty at Cruisers University, (a fun weekend in Annapolis of in-depth courses [...]
Join Pam Wall and me for an amazing weekend in Annapolis April 26-29!
Cruisers University will be held in conjunction with the new Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show and will offer 4 days of seminars to prepare you for cruising.
Pam and I are part of an impressive line-up of instructors, including Nigel Calder, [...]
I will be offering a SPANISH FOR CRUISERS webinar through Seven Seas U September 26 – October 17 (6 online evening classes on Mondays and Thursdays)!
If you are cruising to Mexico, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, or Spain this season, this course will give you an excellent jump start on Spanish.
You will [...]
Our next Seven Seas U Happy Hooking webinar is scheduled for June 7. We’ve had great response from previous attendees. It’s based on our book, “Happy Hooking. The Art of Anchoring.” We cover the newest anchors and how they rate against the old standbys as well as the newest techniques that help you [...]
Enough of this internet! Let’s meet in person and talk at the Strictly Sail Pacific Boat Show in Oakland, California April 14 through 17. Pam Wall, Gwen Hamlin and I will be presenting 2 Women and Cruising seminars plus a slew of other talks (details below). The Women and Cruising seminars are super for asking your questions [...]
For the first time in four years, the two voyagers who have been dubbed “The Enablers” will be returning to the United States this March to introduce Lin’s long-awaited book, Bull Canyon—A Boatbuilder, a Writer and Other Wildlife.
The Pardeys will be speaking at:
the Northwest Maritime Center Spring Symposium in Port Townsend, Washington;
Spaulding Wooden Boat [...]
Please join us for a lively interactive learning session about everyone’s favorite topic: anchoring. Don’t be intimidated by anchoring bullies. Here are the details:
Education for those long winter months – Seven Seas University Presents:
Happy Hooking – the Art of Anchoring
with Captains Daria & Alex Blackwell
Saturday February 12 at 1000 CST (1100 EST, 1600 [...]
The Women and Cruising Team — Kathy Parsons, Pam Wall & Gwen Hamlin — is going online LIVE for our first ever Women & Cruising Webinar, through the auspices of Seven Seas U, the online seminar project of SSCA (Seven Seas Cruising Association.) The date is January 19 at [...]
Pam Wall, one of Women and Cruising‘s founders, is presenting another webinar for Seven Seas University on Thursday, December 9 at 8PM Eastern Time.
Pam says: “These popular webinar presentations by Seven Seas Cruising Association are terrific because you can watch them from the comfort of your home or main saloon! All you [...]
Did you ever think that one day you would be saying: “Gee, I wish I knew more about diesel engines – and was competent with general engine maintenance and emergency repairs.” …?
Who would have thought it?!
But I certainly feel more competent and comfortable aboard as I have learned how to change oil, filters, impellers, [...]