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Posted on Tue 17 March 2009 in articles • Tagged with Boat Shows, Classes and Workshops, Destinations - San Francisco, Seattle Maritime Academy

One of the things about making this decision to go cruising is all the cool stuff you get to learn.

Tonight was the last of our Marine Diesel class at the Seattle Maritime Academy. The class was 11 weeks long (roughly) and was about 1/2 rambling lecture and 1 …


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Update on our schooling

Posted on Tue 10 February 2009 in articles • Tagged with Classes and Workshops, Seattle Maritime Academy

I mentioned before that Dawn and I are taking a Marine Diesel Class and I’m taking a Marine Electrical class at Seattle Maritime Academy. Well there’s only one more day of the electrical class left and we’re about halfway through the diesel class.

The Electrical class has …


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Marine Diesel Engine Maintenance & Operation For Boaters- 7306 CSS 122 3D

Posted on Wed 07 January 2009 in articles • Tagged with Classes and Workshops, Seattle Maritime Academy, Systems - Engine

That is the title of the class Dawn and I started on Tuesday at the Seattle Maritime Academy which is a department of Seattle Central Community College. We got there at 6pm as the website said, the instructor seemed to be there milling around rummaging through things in the front …


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