The Official Magazine of the Bluewater Cruising Association

What Not to Miss at BCA This Week

Rosario Passos

Counting Stars
Whitby 42 Ketch
March 20th, 2018

BCA is bringing some well renowned personalities in the sailing world to Vancouver this week. Do you have your tickets yet?

Nigel Calder

Nigel will lead two courses this week in Vancouver, at the TK Gallery Room at the Vancouver Maritime Museum:

  • Marine Electrical Systems on Friday, March 23, 10:00 am-6:30 pm (get tickets here)
  • Marine Diesel Engines on Sunday, March 25, 10:00am -4:30pm (get tickets here)

After the course on Friday, join Nigel as he shares is lessons learned in an entertaining, yet informative talk:

Keep an eye out for Nigel’s new book, which will be out soon: “Shakedown Cruise” based on lessons learned while learning the ropes during his years of sailing!

John & Amanda Neal with Nigel Calder

John and Amanda are back in town with their well regarded Mahina Offshore Cruising Sseminar.  Seven months a year, John & Amanda Neal conduct offshore instructional expeditions worldwide aboard Mahina Tiare III, their Hallberg-Rassy 46. This highly regarded seminar skillfully presents the knowledge gained from their combined 658,000 sea miles and 81 years experience. Includes the excellent 260 page Offshore Companion reference book.

  • Mahina-BCA Offshore Cruising Seminar with Co-Presenter Nigel Calder on Saturday, March 24, 2018, 7:45am – 6:00pm at Granville Island Hotel, Quarterdeck Room (get tickets here)

These promise to be fantastic events that will further prepare you for your offshore experiences and keep the dream alive! Make sure you don’t miss them. There is still time to get your tickets!

Hope to see you there.


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