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Trawler and Motor Vessel Technical Training Workshop Scheduled for April 16-17, 2016

Led by systems expert, technical journalist, lecturer and marine industry consultant Steve D’Antonio, and assisted by ABYC Master Technician and proprietor of Deltaville Boat Yard Keith Ruse, the third Trawler and Motor Vessel Technical Training workshop takes place on Saturday April 16th and Sunday April 17th , at Deltaville Boat Yard.

The program includes hands-on mechanical and electrical training and demonstrations, in a boat yard shop setting, using an operating diesel engine, fuel system, batteries, and electrical system mock ups, as well as participating vessels’ engine rooms.

Additional lectures on weather for mariners, navigation, vessel ownership, and operation will be presented by Jeff Merrill and Ralph Naranjo. Jeff is an experienced lecturer and author, he operates his own yacht brokerage firm, and he’s worked in the marine industry for over three decades. As a technical editor, lecturer and author of several books, Ralph has been an authoritative voice in the marine industry for over 30 years, he’s written for dozens of magazines and was the civilian director of the Naval Academy Sailing program for ten years.

In order to ensure a quality learning environment, class size is limited. Contact the event coordinator Katie ( ) for more information or with any questions.

Morning refreshments, lunch and an after-action review and cocktail party will be included, both mornings and evenings.

- A copy of the program flier can be found by clicking here

- Location: Deltaville Boat Yard, Deltaville VA

- Attendance: Limited to 26 people

- Fee: $795 per couple, $495 per individual.

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