Category: Events and Seminars

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Events and Seminars

Hands on and personal – Cruising Women 2-day program in Annapolis, April 23-24


We are now only one month away from the 2 day Cruising Women program that we will be giving in Annapolis, Maryland on April 24-25, 2014. The program last year was AMAZING! We had so much fun. Please come join us! Here are the …Read more

Events and Seminars

Two amazing days with 11 cruising experts - October 13-14, 2013


There is a fantastic two-day seminar on long distance cruising that is coming up in three weeks and Women and Cruising is a part of it. The seminar has a number of unique aspects.

The first is the incredible line-up of speakers. You will have a chance to learn from

Jimmy Cornell (World Cruising Routes, et al),
Lee Chesneau (meteorologist),
Beth …Read more

Events and Seminars

Improve your skills with 4 long-distance sailing women - Marblehead, MA - Saturday, June 1


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 …Read more

Women and Cruising Seminar

Two day hands-on program on Cruising just for Women – Annapolis, MD - April 25-26, 2013


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 …Read more

Events and Seminars

Cruisers University – April 26 - 29, 2012

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, …Read more

Events and Seminars

Learn 'Spanish for Cruisers' the easy way: Online with author Kathy Parsons, Sept 26-Oct 17

spanish for cruisers eclass


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 …Read more

Events and Seminars

Daria Blackwell invites you to the next Happy Hooking event, June 7.

Happy Hooking

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 …Read more

Events and Seminars, Women and Cruising Seminar

Join the 'Women and Cruising' team at Strictly Sail Pacific - Oakland - April 14-17, 2011

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 …Read more

Events and Seminars, W&C NEWS

Night Sailing - webinar with 2-time circumnavigator Nancy Erley, March 10, 2011

Concerned about sailing overnight? Learn how to navigate safely after dark and to stand night watch at sea.

Seven Seas University presents ….

Night Sailing webinar

Date: Thursday March 10 at 8pm EST (7pm CST)
Instructor: Nancy Erley
Duration: 1.5 hours

This fairly technical webinar covers night vision, navigation aids and lights on shore, identifying ships, collision avoidance at night, night time deck …Read more

BOOKS, Events and Seminars

Join Lin and Larry Pardey at US West coast seminars as they introduce new book

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 …Read more

Events and Seminars

Happy Hooking – the Art of Anchoring: webinar February 12, 2011


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 …Read more

ASK YOUR QUESTIONS, Women and Cruising Seminar

First-ever Women and Cruising webinar: join us January 19, 2011!

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 …Read more