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FALL CRUISING SEMINARS & CRUISER EVENTS
Downwind Marine's 2013 Cruising Season Events will kick off on
October 16th with three days of Offshore Communication Training
More details provided in the link on Events page – see Offshore Communication Training.
On Wednesday, October 16th, join Gordon West & Shea Weston and their popular
radio training class “USING YOUR MARINE SSB” which covers the do's & don'ts of SSB
installation, troubleshooting of interference problems, and many other valuable tips.
Thursday, October 17th follows with the full-day classroom training that is offered to
everyone interested on SAILMAIL by SailMail founders and cruisers Jim & Sue
Corenman, plus Shea Weston. This is their annual hands-on training for intermediate
and advanced SSB email operation using SailMail and includes how to get weather
information plus some discussion of managing your email while cruising.
Fee includes comprehensive training materials and lunch - bring your laptops!
Thursday and Friday evenings meet author, cruiser and retired Navy Cmdr. Terry
Sparks who will provide fundamental RADAR training “RADAR MADE SIMPLE FOR
CRUISERS” (Thursday, October 17th) and further discussion on HF radio operation in his
seminar “ICOM IC M802 MADE SIMPLE FOR CRUISERS” (Friday, October 18th).
Calendar of Events
October 16 to October 18 – Offshore Communication Training
SSB Radio – SailMail – Radar – Icom M802
October 19/Saturday - Baja Ha-Ha Welcome Party at Downwind Marine
All Day – Enjoy Special One-Day Discount Prices throughout the Store
Saturday Hours – Store is Open 8:30AM to 5:00PM
Vendor Fair from 10AM to 4PM – Meet Authors & Vendor Reps with Great Products
Noon to 4PM – Potluck “Get Acquainted” Party for the Ha-Ha Race Participants
Noon to 4PM – Chris’ Famous Chicken Chili, Hot Dogs and Soft Drinks for All Customers
October 21 thru October 25 - Baja Ha-Ha Week
Morning Buddy Boat Meetings for All Cruisers and Friends
Meet at Downwind for Free Coffee and Donuts at 10 AM - Everyday
October 21 thru November 8 - “Cruising Downwind” Evening Seminar Series
We’re holding seminars Monday-Friday during Baja Ha-Ha Week!
We’re holding seminars Monday-Friday the two following weeks too!
Great Cruiser Info - All cruisers and interested folks are welcome!
Downloadable Press Kit (PDF)
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