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Navigation- Rules of the Road Made Easy

Crossing the Gulf of Mexico in a 39 ft Kadey Krogen Trawler

From TrawlerFest Anacortes to Trawler Training on the Treasure Coast of Florida

Nordhavn 47 Owners Train with Captain Chris

Training and Delivery of  DeFever 50 foot Motor Yacht from Norfolk VA to NYC

Docking With Fender Boards

Four Days of Fun on Sandy Hook

TrawlerFest San Diego

Captain Chris Yacht Services
TrawlerFest San Diego
A Terrific Time At TrawlerFest! Graduates of Building Cruising Confidence As A Couple...Too bad we don't have any fun.
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TrawlerFest Kona Kai. Gorgeous view of San Diego Bay from our balcony, the caw-caws of sea gulls in the bay but…. What is that barking sound? SEALS!! No, not our Navy SEALS, the aquatic sort! We east coast mariners don’t usually hear the sound of seals in the morning. They are swimming in the bay, playing in the marina; they are everywhere!

Fascinating though the sea life may be, we are more excited to see all the great trawlers as they arrive for this special San Diego TrawlerFest. Our university class culminates on Wednesday afternoon and we can watch and learn from each of the professional captains as they demonstrate their docking techniques. For an extra bonus, the early risers could see our military in action as the carriers and war ships traversed the harbor. And for the aircraft enthusiast the Navy fighter jets fly sorties throughout the day almost overhead of this pristine Pacific TF location.

Seminars we presented included The Latest in Navigation, Confessions of a Galley Slave and Managing Your On Board Electrical Systems. Attendees listened and learned each morning from many different industry experts then had plenty of time in the afternoon to check out a wide variety of cruising boats at the marina. Every evening, a cocktail party and dinner allowed time to refresh, meet new friends, and renew old friendships made at prior TrawlerFests . 

Check out the video then scroll down to see some exciting photos of all the fun at TrawlerFest San Diego.

Register today for TrawlerFest Fort Lauderdale February 2-4, 2012
This Navigator 48 was our classroom and training vessel for two days of TrawlerFest University.
Captain Chris with the graduating students on the bow of the Navigator 48, our training vessel.
Checking fluids below deck before starting up. Lots to learn about in this engine room.
Red, white and blue ship mates cheer us on...
Manuevering skills are practiced using twin engines, bow and stern thrusters.
Now it's the guys turn to take the helm. Understanding every role on the vessel helps Build Cruising Confidence As A Couple.
The Gold crew is ready for anchor duty with an attitude...ask us about the b-wings.
Docking practice with a single engine and bow thruster on a Nordic Tug.
Manuevering a Classic Grand Banks 50 footer with twin Ford Lehmans.
San Diego Skyline.
Confessions of a Galley Slave....if you missed it then you can catch this popular seminar at TrawlerFest Fort Lauderdale February 2-4, 2012.
Arrrrrrrghhhhhhh! Ahoy maties! We'll see you at the next TrawlerFest.
     

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