Cruisers Forum

Go Back   Cruisers & Sailing Forums > Scuttlebutt > Cruising News & Events
Cruiser Wiki

Join CruisersForum Today

Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 08-09-2009, 13:04   #1
Registered User

Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Punta Gorda, FL
Boat: Manta 42 Sailcat
Posts: 4
SSCA 2009 Florida West Coast Rendezvous - Punta Gorda, FL 10/16 & 10/17

Seven Seas Cruising Association – 2009 Florida West Coast Rendezvous

The Seven Seas Cruising Association is a 10,000 member association that is the oldest and largest worldwide organization supporting the liveaboard and long distance cruising lifestyle. The 7th Annual Florida West Coast Rendezvous will be held on Saturday October 17, 2009 at the Isles Yacht Club in Punta Gorda, Florida. On Friday October 16th there will be a happy hour at the Isles Yacht Club followed by small group dinners at several local restaurants. After the seminars on Saturday there will also be a happy hour followed by dinner at the Isles Yacht Club.

All SSCA events are open to both members and non-members alike. The Rendezvous consistently draws its limit of 200 people ranging from Tarpon Springs to MarcoIsland and beyond. Some clubs arrange a cruise to CharlotteHarbor and either anchor or stay at the public marina.

Go to Welcome to the Seven Seas Cruising Association and click on the SSCA Events tab for program details, cost, pre-registration information, directions and anchoring information. Pre-registration is required by Oct. 1. This event fills up quickly, so please sign up early.

Four seminars will focus on topics of interest to both coastal and long distance cruisers. In addition, attendees can move freely among about a dozen Roundtable discussion groups where they can listen and contribute.

Some of the seminars and Roundtable discussions scheduled at this Gam include:

·Seamanship and Skills Necessary to Circumnavigate and Their Relevance to Everyday Coastal Cruising -presented by Robert & Elyse Brown, "Iron Mistress". This seminar applies to all levels of cruising.
·Survival at Sea - presented by Winslow Liferaft
·Boat Systems That Work - presented by Robert Brown, "Iron Mistress"
·Two on a Boat: How to Keep it Afloat - presented by Josie Longo

Roundtable Discussions
·Alternative Energy – Solar, wind and Led’s
·Communications - SSB, AIS, wireless, email & Sailmail
·Cruiser's Paperwork
·Cruising the Bahamas
·Cruising Mexico
·Diesel Maintenance
·Easy Bread Making Onboard
·Life Rafts
·Local Boater Option Registration
·Navsim Electronic Charting Software
·Practical Weather Forecasting
JohnsonStv@Comc is offline   Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Who's Familiar with the Florida West Coast ? gwp General Sailing Forum 16 30-09-2010 06:50
SSCA Events for 2009 GordMay Cruising News & Events 2 24-06-2009 00:35
Hello From West Coast Florida florida newbie Meets & Greets 10 21-06-2009 17:55
West Coast of Florida to East Coast Wahoo Sails Other 2 23-09-2006 06:33

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 15:30.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.