With a few adjustments, the schedule of our courses is now set. The only unknown is that the course September 10-14 could be either Day Skipper/Comp crew or a Coastal Skipper , but not both. The first booking will determine the course.
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Due to the schedule change of our Yachtmaster Examiner, we have moved:
The September Yachtmaster prep and exams week from September 10 to September 24.
The July Yachtmaster prep and exams week from July 9 to June 25.
I hope that this does not affect anyone.
We have an AIS (Automatic Identification System) Transceiver on Michaela. It allows us to be seen and tracked by a large range of vessels and in particular, the big ones. It is a great collision avoidance device and as prices come down, more and more vessels are acquiring one.
You can see us on http://marinetraffic.com search for MMSI # 316001829, or look for Michaela with the Canadian flag. We may not be visible everywhere but if we are close to our marina we will show up. Even though we may not be updated on Marine Traffic, we are still visible to all vessels with an AIS receiver.
We just completed two mile builder trips – Chester to Charlottetown PE and return, a total of 602 nautical miles with pretty good weather. Good food, skill building, night sailing …. all in all a very good 2 weeks for everyone.
Maybe the Bay of Fundy should be on the list for next year.
The inFlight magazine re:porter (Fly Porter Airline) has a very nice article about Discovery Sailing in it’s May/June 2017 issue.
Check it out in the Newsletters section of our website.