Captain Chris Yacht Services Captain Chris Yacht Services
Learning with Hospitality   Boat Systems Seminars   Cruising 101- FUNdamentals with Captain Chris!   Training aboard a Jersey 40 Sportfisherman
About Us       Delivery       Training Onboard      Testimonials      Training Video's & Ship's Stores      YouTube Channel

Ask Captain Chris



Photo Log

Favorite Links

Galley Recipes




Find us on

Follow us on Facebook

Trawler Training- Full Displacement or Semi Planing Hull, Fleming, Krogen Express, Marlow

Training Aboard a 42 foot Nova Trawler with twin Isuzu Diesels

Preparing to Make the Great Loop Cruise  aboard a Nordic Tug 32+2

Learning to Offshore Cruise Aboard A Fleming 55

Seattle Loopers Learn from Captain Chris Aboard a Jefferson 42

Customized Trawler Training With A Smile - PassageMaker Magazine Rides Along Captain Chris Yacht Services

What Good Fortune...Notes from a TrawlerFest University Graduate

Future Cruisers

Articles submitted by Captain Chris Yacht Services
Be the best navigator when you learn with Captain Chris! Navigation Tips on Great Loop
We are so pleased to be invited aboard another episode of Great Loop Radio on - NAVIGATION TIPS is available for you to listen anytime!

A detailed logbook helps gather information to keep the pleasure in boating! Log Books
Now that you have your perfect boat, like most boaters you start amassing marine-related things. Don't forget your logbook. But what is the purpose of a log book and why might it be important?

Wizard Marlin - Until It's Time for a Cruising Boat
We know that some of you are still planning for the time you can cruise away on your perfect boat. Until then, why not get started on the fundamentals of boating with this awesome trailer boat?

This is the shaft seal. I can now see that this is a traditional style which is designed to leak about 1 drip per minute to irrigate and cool the rotating shaft. Bilge Pump Dilemma
What would YOU do?

A little overdue for changing. Ask Captain Chris how to change your fuel filters....and when! Ask Captain Chris About Changing Racor Filters
We love hearing from you! Keep those cards and letters coming :-)

Take a photo with your smart phone. Float Plan - Easy as 1-2-3
File your Float Plan!

Impeller Woes
We appreciate when boaters share what works and sometimes what doesn't. Fortunately this lesson from experience didn't cause that much harm. Thankfully, they realized how others could benefit and sent us the resulting evidence of the lesson....

Rhonda and Joe are thrilled with their Mainship 39 single engine with bow thruster. Mainship 39 Trawler Training in Baltimore
Baltimore. Charm City, Sugar & Spice, Fell's Point and Canton. Add in some trawler training and life is good!

Serenity and the happy crew aboard this beautiful Mainship 43. Mainship 43 Trawler Training in Green Turtle Bay KY
Ask Captain Chris about Training aboard a Mainship 43 with twin engines and bow thruster in Green Turtle Bay KY.

Stay HAPPY when you are in your engine room. Ask Captain CHris about your Boat Systems at a seminar in Vero Beach! Introduction to Boat Systems Seminar June 2018
From changing your own fuel filter to maintaining your shaft seals, Captain Chris will get you safely on your way...saving your $$ for marinas not mechanics!