The Great Escape - Chartering in the San Juan's
What is the name of the Pacific's counterpart to the Atlantic's Gulf Stream?
FREE WINTER SAILING SEMINARS
This week (February 23) The Great Escape. Chartering in the San Juan Islands.
Mark Gillis has had extensive experience sailing the San Juan's and is offering a charter service aboard his 42' Valient at very reasonable rates. He will share the beauty of the area, charts of unknown anchorages and off the beaten path points of interest in the San Juan’s.
Next week (March 1) Sailing Distant Oceans - Long Beach to Catalina Island
A video presentation of Bonneville’s inaugural Adventure Cruise to Santa Catalina Island - 2011.
As an added bonus, Roger Bliss, our Catalina Captain will share some of the techno gadgets he uses when sailing blue-water (ipad, smartphone apps, electronic chart programs, etc.). This will be a great seminar to check out if you would like to join us for our next Catalina Cruise this spring.
Have you ever gazed up into the evening sky wondering how ancient mariners used the stars for navigation on the open ocean? Join us to discover the secrets of the night sky and a navigation skill that remains valuable to today's sailors. Learn how to use a sextant, read printed tables and almanacs, and much, much more!
For those who have taken this class before, you are welcome to join us again at a
Refresher Rate of $75.00.
Offshore Passage Making
April 6, 13, 20
$200.00 deposit required to hold your space.
Please call 801.636.5204 to register.
Recent solar activity creates stunning Borealis!
Trivia answer: The Kuroshio Currentâ€¨
. It begins off the east coast of Taiwan and flows northeastward past Japan, where it merges with the easterly drift of the North Pacific Current. It is analogous to the Gulf Stream in the Atlantic Ocean, transporting warm, tropical water northward towards the polar region.
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