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Boat Show University
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Peoples Bank

BOAT SHOW UNIVERSITY, presented by Peoples Bank

The Seattle Boat Show presents advanced seminars designed to expand your boating knowledge about cruising and many maintenance areas. The seminars feature nautical experts in a three-hour class format presenting their expertise on boating subjects to make your cruising more enjoyable. You can register for a single Boat Show University course for $39 each, or purchase in a package of four courses for $139 and save! Course notes are provided for each course.

Want to learn more? We have full day advanced seminar programs with information for Managing your Boat like a Pro, Introduction To Developing Self Reliance in Marine Weather & Forecasting, OUPV/Master 100-Ton License Renewal Course, or Critical Systems Review, Failure Prevention and Analysis for $195 each. The Seattle Boat Show is THE place to learn from the Experts in 2014.



Cost: $139
Includes any four $39 Boat Show University courses, plus one 5-day BIG show pass.
Cost: $39
Voucher good for one Boat Show University session.
(NOTE: Does not include admission. This must be purchased separately)
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Cost: $195 All-day advanced training offered on weekdays of the show. Also includes one 5-day BIG show pass.Click here to register!

Boat Show University Course Schedule

Course are being held in the Boat Show University classroom, located on the Concourse Level, on the south end of the building near the Boat Show Office. 9am classes are held before the Boat Show opens. Enter the building on the 2nd Floor Concourse Level entrance across from the parking garage. The 4pm course held on Sunday, January 26 concludes at 7pm, one hour after the Seattle Boat Show closes to the public. Exit after this course will only be allowed at the Concourse Doors, at the 2nd floor of the parking garage.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 24

Using New Technology for Navigation and Cruising: iPad, iPhone, Smartphones - The best apps, software and tools
Instructor: Mark Bunzel
Time: 9 am – Noon

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Keeping it Alive: Marine Systems
Instructor: Michal Beemer
Time: 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

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Keeping it Alive: Diesel Engines
Instructor: Michael Beemer
Time: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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SATURDAY, JANUARY 25

Staying Local:  Cruising Puget Sound from Olympia through the Gulf Islands
Instructor: Mark Bunzel
Time: 9 am – Noon

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Starting the Trek North:  Nanaimo through Cape Caution
Instructors: Lori and Greg Bernard
Time: 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

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Getting on the Outside: The West Coast of Vancouver Island  
Instructors: Lori and Greg Bernard
Time: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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SUNDAY, JANUARY 26

Cruising in the Upper Half of British Columbia and Into Ketchikan, AK
Instructor: Captain Linda Lewis
Time: 9 am – Noon

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Cruising in Southeast Alaska 
Instructor: Captain Linda Lewis
Time: 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

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Radar for Navigation and Collision Avoidance 
Instructor: Kevin Monahan
Time: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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MONDAY, JANUARY 27

Managing Your Boat Like a Pro
Instructors: Mark Bunzel and Kevin Monahan
All Day Training: $195
Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

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TUESDAY, JANUARY 28

Introduction To Developing Self Reliance in Marine Weather & Forecasting
Instructor: Lee Chesneau
All Day Training: $195
Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29

OUPV/Master 100-Ton License Renewal Course
Instructor: Captain Skip Anderson
All Day Training: $195
Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

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THURSDAY, JANUARY 30

Introduction To Developing Self Reliance in Marine Weather & Forecasting
Instructor: Lee Chesneau
All Day Training: $195
Time: 9:00 am – 12:30 pm, then 2:15pm - 5:30pm (PLEASE NOTE: THIS COURSE INCLUDES A SPECIAL BREAK FROM 12:30PM TO 2:15PM)

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FRIDAY, JANUARY 31

Critical Systems Review, Failure Prevention and Analysis
Instructor: Steve D’Antonio
All Day Training: $195
Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

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SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1

Diesel Fuel Systems, Tanks, Filtration and Polishing Explained
Instructor: Steve D’Antonio
Time: 9 am – Noon

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Achieving Electrical Independence:  How to design and maintain an electrical and charging system
Instructor: Steve D’Antonio
Time: 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

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Top Ten Upgrades: What You Need and Want to Know
Instructor: Michael Beemer
Time: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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