Latest News 2017-12-12T10:07:36+00:00
Mar 27, 201818:45

RYA Celestial Navigation course complete

By | March 27, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Just finished teaching the RYA Ocean Theory course in the classroom last Friday.  40 hours of hard but satisfying work for the candidates, in 5 days. Learning sight reduction and the mysteries of the sextant.

Feb 24, 201811:13

Final Schedule

By | February 24, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

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.

Feb 20, 201809:58

Slight schedule change

By | February 20, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

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.

Jan 2, 201819:11

New Prop for Michaela

By | January 2, 2018|Categories: News|

Here is the prop we will be using in 2018 and beyond.  A Campbell Sailer 17x9.5LH. I love these props. It will give more 'grunt' in reverse.  The old prop was also a Campbell sailer, 15x9RH.

Dec 12, 201710:25

AIS Transceiver

By | December 12, 2017|Categories: News, Uncategorized|

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 [...]

Jul 24, 201718:13

Mile Builders

By | July 24, 2017|Categories: News|

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.