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First Aid at Sea Workshop December 8
Washington Sea Grant and the Port of Bellingham are co-sponsoring a CG-Approved First Aid at Sea workshop from 9:00am-5:00pm, at the Port of Bellingham, Squalicum Harbor, 722 Coho Way, Bellingham.
Topics covered include: CPR, patient assessment, hypothermia, cold-water near-drowning, shock, trauma, burns, fractures, choking, immobilization, First Aid kits and more. Contact Sarah Fisken at (206) 543-1225 or
Maritime Theme Movies
Join us at the Northwest Maritime Center for free, maritime-theme movie nights. Movies start at 7:00 pm. December 1: Captain Ron
January 26: Song Of The Sea February 23: Master and Commander Check:
Puget Sound Cruising Club Events
December 15: PSCC meeting presents “Bottom Paint Update” by Alan Johnson and Peter Schrappen.
Finding no reliable information about the efficacy of copper-free paint in NW waters, PSCC Commodore, Alan Johnson had half his hull painted with copper-based paint, half with copper- free. He will share pictures, videos and accounts of the state of growth on his hull over the last two years. Also, Peter Schrappen, VP of the Northwest Marine Trade Association, will share insights on how the marine trade industry is dealing with any changes or postponements in the works, as well as answer questions about the law and how it will impact the quality of the NW marine environment.
December 30-31: Join us for a New Years Eve cruise to Blakely Harbor! Come Saturday or Sunday.
For more information, check:
Yule Tide Concert December 2
Ring in the holiday season with a blend of maritime and holiday tunes! Enjoy festive performances by some of the Northwest’s finest musicians, including Kat Eggleston, Emerald Fire, and Watch the Sky, in the beautiful atmosphere of this old church. Delicious refreshments and a gift bazaar will be available during intermission. Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1215 Thomas St., Seattle, WA 98109 Tickets: For information,
Give the Gift of Boating Safety December 2
Enroll in the 8-hour About Boating Safely class taught by members of the Coast Guard Auxiliary. In this class, you will learn the fundamentals of safe boating operation. This course meets the mandatory boater education requirements of the State of Washington for the Boater Education Card. Preregister with or at (206) 842-2306 x118, Bainbridge Island Park & Recreation District. Strawberry Hill Park, 7666 NE High School Road, Bainbridge Island.
NW Multihull Association December 5
NW Multihull Association meeting presents: “Summer Sailing Vacations,” at Puget Sound Yacht Club on Lake Union, 2321 N. Northlake Way, Seattle. Potluck starts at 6:30pm, then club meeting at 7:00pm. Presentation will start at around 8:00pm. Non-members are always welcome. For information: (206) 795-2111,
NW Boater Training
Learn to boat from local experts with the United States Power Squadron. Classes are offered at a location near you. Go to
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