Center for Wooden Boat's Maritime Essentials Series covers a variety of topics that every smart boater should know. These short classes are offered throughout the year and include topics such as basic navigation, weather, engine maintenance & necessary knots.
Skills for the First Mate: How can you help a friend/partner skippering their recreational sail or power boat? We'll have fun practicing a variety of skills, including how to use a VHF radio for communications and safety.
Taught by Margaret Pommert
A certified instructor and US Coast Guard licensed captain, Margaret Pommert is an avid Pacific Northwest sailor, powerboater, racer, and cruiser. When not on the water, she promotes Safety as Sea and women in boating through organizations like The Sailing Foundation and Northwest Women in Boating.