The Boston Fall Boat Show tickets on line

 

 

2010 Seminars - Boston Fall Boat Show

Friday:

11:00 to 12:00: A Review of Aids to Navigation
Speaker – USCG Auxiliary This seminar will cover all those “weird shaped red and green things” out on the water plus the other important Aids that help us figure out where we are and how to stay safe.

Otto Orringer from the CG Auxiliary : The Boat Show welcomes Otto Orringer from the United States Coast Guard. Otto has years of experience out at sea with both small and large craft vessels. The seminars put on by the Coast Guard are one of our shows most popular and allow you, the boater, to ask any and all questions you may have in regards to regulations and safety.


12:30 to 1:30: GPS Chartplotters – Building and Following Routes and more
Speaker: Capt. Rick Kilborn – Boatwise Marine Training
Most boaters only use 25% of the capabilities of their chartplotter. Learn what else you can do with these amazing machines.

Captain Rick Kilborn : Co-owner and founder of BOATWISE Marine Training in 1990 with his wife Sue, Rick is a frequent and popular speaker at the regional boat shows. His knowledge of navigation, marine electronics and vessel handling is well known and his years of experience delivering boats up and down the coast contribute to his ability to convey technical information in a clear and understandable way. Rick has been teaching perspective Captains for 25 years and holds his USCG Master 100GT License.

Read about Boatwise Marine Training


3:30 to 4:30: An Explanation of VHF – DSC Radio
Speaker: USCG Auxiliary
Our new VHF Radios will do many things to keep us safe including giving other boaters our location if we get in trouble. Learn how to maximize the capabilities of your radio.


5:00 to 6:00: Suddenly Singlehanded – What every 2nd Mate Must Know
Speaker: Capt. Sue Kilborn – Boatwise Marine Training
Learn what you must know if the primary Captain becomes disabled. Could you get the boat home? Do you know where you are?

Captain Sue Kilborn : Co-owner and founder of BOATWISE Marine Training in 1990, Sue has many years experience on the water and in front of the classroom. Sue also founded callacaptain.com, a popular web site designed to help boaters find qualified captains for deliveries and training. A popular speaker at many of the larger New England boat shows for years, she has contributed to the safety and education of thousands of boaters throughout the region. Sue holds a USCG Master 100GT License.

Read about Boatwise Marine Training


6:30 to 7:30 Getting Your Captains License: A Review of the USCG Requirements
Speaker: Capt. Rick Kilborn – Boatwise Marine Training
The process of getting or renewing a Captains License has changed. Not following the new procedures can substantially extend the time required to get your license.


Saturday:
11:00 to 12:00: A Review of the Required Safety Equipment on Boats
Speaker – USCG Auxiliary
This seminar will cover all the items you have to have on the boat to be legal and receive the USCG Aux Safety Decal.


12:30 to 1:30: Ethanol’s Effect on Marine Gas Engines
Speaker: Capt. Manny Perry – Boatwise Marine Training
Learn from an industry expert how Ethanol affects your marine gas engine and the warning signs and treatments to deal with it.


2:00 to 3:00: The New Touch Screen GPS Chartplotters
Speaker: Capt. Rick Kilborn – Boatwise Marine Training
Using a Raymarine E-120 Wide, we have a chance to assess how this new level of touch screen technology works best on our boats.


3:30 to 4:30: How to Buy a Boat
Speaker: Capt. Joe Branzetti
Capt. Branzetti reviews the steps to follow in the purchase of your next boat – What you need to know to get the job done correctly.


5:00 to 6:00: Suddenly Singlehanded – What every 2nd Mate Must Know
Speaker: Capt. Sue Kilborn – Boatwise Marine Training
Learn what you must know if the primary captain becomes disabled. Could you get the boat home? Do you know where you are?


6:30 to 7:30: Basic Radar Operation – Collision Avoidance and Navigation
Speaker: Capt. Rick Kilborn – Boatwise Marine Training
A review of basic Radar theory and menu set up. Interpreting the images and interfacing with the Chartplotter. Addresses the New HD Radar.


Sunday:

11 to 12: An Explanation of VHF – DSC Radio
Speaker: USCG Auxiliary
Our new VHF Radios will do many things to keep us safe including giving other boaters our location if we get in trouble. Learn how to maximize the capabilities of your radio.


12:30 to 1:30: Knot – tical Know How – The 6 critical knots every boater should know
Speaker: Capt. Sue Kilborn – Boatwise Marine Training
In this Hands – On seminar, everyone will learn how to tie the critical knots like the Bowline, Square Knot, Clove Hitch, Stopper, Cleat Hitch, Half Hitch and more.

2:00 to 3:00: Starting a Charter Business – How your boat starts to earn it’s keep
Speaker: Capt. Rick Kilborn – Boatwise Marine Training
Reviews the USCG Requirements for a Captains License and goes into the various business aspects of starting up that charter business so you can write off your boat expenses.