Boating for Women by Women Seminar, 2011
How to find Comfort, Safety, and Fun! on the water.

Presented by the experienced women boaters of Bellingham Sail & Power Squadron and friends.Whether you are a woman sailor, power boater or just interested in boating as a way to explore the San Juan Islands, the Boating for Women by Women seminar is a chance to learn skills and meet like-minded women boaters.

Location: Squalicum Yacht Club, 2633 S Harbor Loop in Squalicum Harbor, Bellingham. Go west on Roeder Avenue, turn south on Coho Way, turn right on Harbor Loop.

Date: April 2,  9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Come early and join us for coffee (bring your own mug if you want) and snacks!
$35* in advance,  $40 at the door, includes lunch, snacks and a chance at door prizes. *Scholarships available: just email if you need one.Contact: Deborah O'Connor  Phone: (360) 733 5779  or  Email Your Questions. Registration form below.

  • Come early to join us for coffee, tea, muffins, and fruit.
  • Making friends with your engine and electrical systems
  • Morning coffee break: used book exchange "ice-breaker"
  • About the Community Boating Center and small-boat recreation
  • General first aid on board and CPR
  • Lunch of sandwaiches, fruit and veggies, yummy Instant pot pressure cooker treats snacks...
  • Provisioning for cruises; galley tips
  • Silent anchoring and docking using hand signals
  • Afternoon break: cheese and crackers...
  • Useful knots you already know; handling lines (bring a length of line if you want)
  • A roundtable discussion: Our favorite docks and destinations

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