ASPS Education Program
This year promises to be an exciting year with a variety of boating
Marine Electrical Systems
Marine Electrical Systems (MES) covers the practice of wiring your boat, including boat electrical wiring practices and diagrams, direct and alternating current power, galvanic and stray current corrosion, and lightning protection. Troubleshooting is emphasized throughout, so students should feel comfortable performing even tricky wiring tasks after passing this course. Classes will be held Wednesday evenings, 2 April thru 4 June 2014 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. Cost: $50.00. Location: Bacon Sails and Marine Supplies
Piloting is the first of the navigational classes focusing on techniques for piloting a boat in coastal and inland conditions. The course emphasizes planning and checking along with the use of GPS for determining position, and introduces digital charting along with traditional charting, compass and dead reckoning skills. Plotting, labeling, use of the compass, aids to navigation and a host of related topics are included in this all-new approach to coastal and inland piloting. This course uses the 4x15 plotter and dividers, which must be ordered separately. The Student Kit includes the Student Manual, the RosePoint Coastal Explorer DVD, and the Plotting and Labeling Guide. Course Cost $75.00 Optional extras Plotting tool $7.00, 4” Protractor $5.00, Dividers $12.00 Classes will be held Tuesday evenings, 1 April to 3 June 2014 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. Location: Bacon Sails and Marine Supplies
The following seminars will be taught at West Marine, Hillsmere Dr., Annapolis MD as part of the Saturday Seminar Series. They are free to the public. Books and materials will be available for sale.
Trailering Your Boat
Bacon Sails and Marine Supplies, 116 Legion Ave., Annapolis MD, 410-263-4880
West Marine, 113 Hilsmere Dr., Annapolis MD 21403, 410-268-0129
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- Call the Hotline at 410-263-8777. You will need Option 2 to register for member courses.
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If there is a registration problem, please contact me at 410-643-5666.