Crossing the Atlantic

Crossing the Atlantic

Sheboygan Yacht Club (map)

Wednesday, January 16, Sheboygan Yacht Club (tentative); 6:30 - 8:00 pm

Geoff Rudolph. executive director, shares his experience of delivering a catamaran yacht from Cape Town, South Africa to it’s new home.

No admission. Donations appreciated.

Splicing Workshop

Splicing Workshop

SEAS (map)

Wednesday, February 13; SEAS Workshop; 6:30 - 8:00 pm

Learn how to make a loop in your dock lines or how to splice a shackle onto your halyards. We’ll go over proper whipping and seizing procedures, how to make an eye splice in 3-strand rope (dock line/anchor lines) and double braid rope (many halyards and sheets). This is a useful skill for all types of boaters.

Lead by Tony Orlebeke & Whitney Kent

No admission. Donations appreciated.

Celestial Navagation

Celestial Navagation

SEAS (map)

Wednesday, March 20; SEAS Workshop; 6:30 - 8:00 pm

Celestial navigation, also known as astronavigation, is the ancient and modern practice of position fixing that enables a navigator to transition through a space without having to rely on estimated calculations, or dead reckoning, to know their position. Learn about reading charts and determining your location based on the sun, moon and stars.

Lead by Peter “Bear” Riechelsdorfer

No admission. Donations appreciated.