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Marine Wiring and Diesel Engine Workshops
Washington Sea Grant, Sure Marine, and the NW School of Wooden Boatbuilding are co-sponsoring two workshops at Sure Marine, 5320 28th Ave. NW #100, Seattle, 9:00am-4:00pm.
January 20: The Marine Wiring workshop is for boat owners who want to upgrade their vessels’ electrical systems. Topics include: safe wiring practices, selecting wire sizes, circuit breaker and fuse ratings, cable routing and labeling, shore power circuits, battery charging circuits, corrosion protection circuits, engine instrument systems, and troubleshooting.
January 21: The Diesel Engine Troubleshooting workshop will cover troubleshooting and the maintenance of various systems within marine diesel engines, including fuel, lubrication, electrical, cooling, and exhaust.
The two workshops are designed to complement each other. To register contact Sarah Fisken, (206) 543-1225.
Portland Boat Show January 10-14
The 58th Annual Portland Boat Show returns to the Expo Center, 2060 N. Marine Drive, Portland. Oregon’s biggest boat show will showcase a variety of new and pre-owned boats! This year ’s five-day event will feature fishing boats, ski boats, sailboats, yachts, personal watercraft, and paddle sports too. Plus, visit with non-profit clubs, marinas, destination experts and more. All this inside 250,000 square feet of heated indoor exhibit space – a perfect place for a January adventure!
Junior Boat Building: Kids (of all ages) have the opportunity to build a wooden boat to take home, courtesy of Schooner Creek Boat Works.
Pre-Owned Boat Sale: Many different types of previously owned boats and watercraft.
Visit for info, directions, coupons, and parking discounts!
Vancouver International Boat Show January 17-21
Western Canada’s largest annual boat show will host more than 250 exhibitors showcasing the newest and most innovative selection of boats and accessories for recreational boaters and water sports enthusiasts of all types and skill levels.
The Vancouver Boat Show’s two great locations – an indoor venue at BC Place and a Floating Show at Granville Island – offer an unparalleled experience to boaters of any level of expertise. This year attendees can get their season started with incredible deals on all of the newest and most innovative marine products, an in-depth seminar schedule featuring educational sessions from the marine industries top boating experts, and family-friendly activities.
Free shuttle buses and water ferries will operate continuously between BC Place and Granville Island. Visit
Give the Gift of Sailing
SAVE $100 on all of our sailing lessons here at SSC through December 31st. Purchase a lesson for yourself, a friend, or a loved one and help them get out for some fun on the water!
Gear Pro Shop! 206-782-5100 December 2017

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