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Old 07-01-2011, 08:00   #1
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Education for Those Long Winter Months: Seven Seas University

Have you been dreaming of sailing off to the Caribbean? Has the cold weather gotten under your skin? Are you on the cusp of leaving all those depressing newscasts behind? Let Seven Seas Cruising Association (SSCA) fuel your dreams with knowledge and inspiration, all in the comfort of your own home wherever it may be, through a new series of information-packed webinars.

SSCA has launched Seven Seas University, an online continuous learning resource. There are loads of topics covered by some of the most experienced people in the business, many of whom you may have seen at boat shows or whose books you’ve read and blogs you followed. Now you can invite them right into your home to share their knowledge directly with you. For more information log onto: Welcome to the Seven Seas U

Seven Seas U will be offering a variety of classes in subjects such as:
Safety at Sea, Watermakers, Medical Issues, Electronics, SSB/Ham Radios,Homeschooling, Women’s Issues, Sail Trim, Pets Aboard, Diesel Engines, Communication, Writing for the Boating Market, Refrigeration, Alternative Energy, Provisioning, Outboard engines, Cruising Destinations, Anchoring

Some upcoming courses:

What you really, really need to know about yacht insurance
Date: Monday, January 10 at 20:00 EDT (GMT 00:00)
Instructor: Al Golden

Date: Tuesday, Jan. 11 at 20:00 Eastern (GMT 01:00)
Instructor: Beth Leonard

Outfitting for Blue Water Cruising
Date: Wednesday, January 12 at 20:00 Eastern (GMT 01:00)
Instructor: Pam Wall

Cruising the Lesser Antilles: Aleria’s Great Adventures from Grenada to St. Martin
Date: Saturday, January 15 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern (16:00 GMT)
Instructor: Captains Alex & Daria Blackwell

Island Hopping to the Caribbean - Florida to the Virgin Islands for the Novice
Date: Tuesdays, Feb. 1, 8 and 15 at 20:00 (01:00 GMT)
Instructor: Captain Dr. Dave LaVigne

Happy Hooking - the Art of Anchoring
Date: Saturday, Feb. 12
Instructor: Captains Alex & Daria Blackwell
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Old 07-01-2011, 09:13   #2
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Thanks for letting us know. I'll check it out this evening, have bookmarked it so i don't forget.

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