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Seven Seas U Webinars Planned for April & May

Seven Seas U has a host of webinars scheduled for April & May and there's something for everyone from the beginner to the seasoned cruiser so be sure to check out all the course offerings.  Members receive a 20% discount on all webinars.  Some of the upcoming webinars include:

NAV104:  Radar Made Simple for Cruisers (2 nights), Wednesday & Thursday, April 24th & 25th, Terry Sparks

SEA104:  Stack the Odds in Your Favor, Tuesday, April 30th, Capt. John Rahm

SEA102:  Happy Hooking--The Art of Anchoring, Saturday, May 4th, Alex & Daria Blackwell

DES105:  Cruising Mexico on a Budget, May 7th, Rich Boren

SYS112:  Outfitting a Bluewater Sailboat, May 14th, Pam Wall

SYS110:  Living Well on 12-Volts, TBA, Scott Berg





Hampton Heading North: April 19th-21st

Join SSCA and the City of Hampton, Virginia for a springtime gathering Easter weekend, April 19th-21st, at the Hampton Public Piers and the Hampton Marina Hotel.  Hampton Heading North will include sessions on Saturday, April 20th and social activities throughout the weekend.  There will be plenty of time for sharing cruising information and fostering camaraderie.  For more information and to register, go to the Hampton Heading North page.




Volunteers Needed for Board Positions

The application window has opened for members who wish to shape the future of SSCA by applying for a board position that begins in November 2019.  SSCA is a volunteer-driven organization and members have opportunity as board members to help determine such things as policy decisions, programming, gams, boat show participation, and website/media presence.  The application deadline is May 31, 2019.  Read More


Are Your Photos Contest Worthy?

The 2019 photo contest is now open and runs through October.  Find out all the details and learn how to submit your photos.  Read More



Nominate Someone for an SSCA Award

SSCA is now accepting award nominations for its seven award categories.  The nomination deadline is July 31, 2019.  Read More
 



Join Fellow Cruisers for Open Blue Water Boat Weekend This June

The Open Blue Water Boat Weekend is a three-day event being held in association with the Seven Seas Cruising Association (SSCA), the Salty Dawg Sailing Association (SDSA), and the Ocean Cruising Club (OCC) to bring like-minded cruisers together for a series of seminars broadly focused on the cruising lifestyle as well as social activities. The event is being held at the Essex Yacht Club in Essex, CT June 21-23, 2019. For more event and registration details, check out the Open Blue Water Boat Weekend page.





Penobscot Bay Gam:  July 26th-27th

The 29th annual Penobscot Bay Gam will return to the Maine Sail Power & Steam Museum this July.  The traditional dinghy raft-up will be held on Friday afternoon, July 26th and the gam will be held on Saturday, July 27th.  Brian Perkins of the Marine Stewardship Council will be the featured speaker.  For more information and to register, go to the Penobscot Bay Gam page.




Annapolis Gam:  Sept. 27th-29th

The 33rd annual Annapolis Gam is returning to the Maryland Yacht Club in Pasadena, MD for the second year.  Activities will begin with an optional dinghy raft-up, potluck and Heading South discussion on Friday followed by two full days of sessions, including a new DIY track.  John Kretschmer, author of Sailing to the Edge of Time, will be the keynote speaker.  For more information on the gam and to register, go to the Annapolis Gam page.










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