The Door County Sail & Power Squadron is offering Anchoring, a free two-hour seminar, at 9 am Aug. 27 at SkipperBud’s Quarterdeck Marina, 705 Quarterdeck Lane, Sturgeon Bay.
Seminar participants will learn about selection of anchor, rope and components; choices for sea conditions and bottom characteristics; deployment and recovery of anchors; and determining loads under various conditions.
The session will be taught by Past Rear Commander Alan Wentworth, SN, of Green Bay
The squadron will also offer a flare shoot and fire extinguisher training session on Sunday, Aug. 28 from 11 am – 1 pm. It will be a joint activity with the Sturgeon Bay Yacht Club held at 600 Nautical Drive.
To register for the Anchoring seminar, contact Squadron Education Officer Jeff Rosenfeld at 920.559.7520 or [email protected]. For more information about the flair shoot contact Bob Stierna at [email protected] or 920.743.4759.
For more information about the Squadron and its offerings visit http://www.usps.org/door or the Squadron’s Facebook page.