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Every year, Fogh Boat Supplies asks boating industry specialists to come and host informative talks in their areas of expertise.  Fogh Boat Supplies is pleased to invite you to join us for these FREE BOATING SEMINARS starting in February.

Below is the list of seminars which will be offered in the upcoming weeks.  It is a great time to take advantage of these talks about new techniques and some of the latest information and products in the boating industry.

Please sign up with us using the reserve seats buttons below, by email at heather@foghboatsupplies.com or by phone at 905 278-7005 as spaces are limited. 

Sign up now to secure your spot!

Mark the dates in your calendar folks, and do not forget to bring all your questions!

- Fogh Boat Supplies Team

FEB 3 at 10am | Choosing the Correct Anchor
with Allan Bell of Fogh Boat Supplies

When it comes to choosing an anchor the weight of your vessel is a factor but it is not the only one. Join Allan as he helps you choose the correct anchor for your boat and anchoring needs. Learn which style of anchor is best suited for different bottom types, the proper weight and type of rode as well as the length of scope required to anchor safely and comfortably. Secure anchoring will make your nights aboard more restful.

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FEB 10 at 10am | 12-Volt Charging and Batteries
with Karl Harston of Bristol Marine

While 12-Volt DC systems are much easier to develop and maintain than household systems, there can be many intricacies to setting up and configuring an efficient battery and charging system. Join Karl as he discusses the do's and don'ts of 12-volt charging and how to choose and maintain your batteries for peak performance.

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FEB 17 at 10am | Boat Handling in Close Quarters
with Craig Hamilton from BoaterSkills.ca

Does leaving the dock when conditions are poor cause you stress or a change of plans? Do you worry about coming back and the eyes that might be watching as you attempt to dock your boat? Once again Craig helps to demystify the docking process. Gain confidence with his seminar on handling your boat and docking under any conditions. This is a fantastic seminar for new and experienced boaters.

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FEB 24 at 10am | Sailboat Furling, Winches, and Spinnaker Poles
with Mark Nossiter from Transat Marine

Selecting the correct furling gear, winch, or spinnaker pole for a sailboat can be an agonizing process. What furling is right for my boat? How do I maintain my winches? Is my spinnaker pole going to break? So many questions are asked about these important pieces of sailboat hardware. Join Mark as he discusses how to add or upgrade your winches or furler and as he explains the differences between Harken furling systems, how to keep your Harken winches properly serviced and how to select and safely deploy a spinnaker or whisker pole. A must see for all sailors.

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MAR 3 at 10am | Boat Buying and Selling
with Shawn Bannon of Navy Point Yacht Sales

If you've bought a boat, you know how the process often feels like standing at the edge of a cliff. Shawn offers advice and tips for owners looking to sell their boat and for people interested in purchasing. Take advantage of Shawn's extensive experience in the industry and get answers to all your questions. Shawn will offer some insight on what you need to know if you plan to buy or sell a boat. Learn about taxes, buying over the border, what to look for in a new or used boat, why you should consider using a broker and common errors buyers and sellers often make.

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MAR 10 at 10am | Raymarine Electronics
with Roy Shipley from FLIR/Raymarine

Come an listen to Roy Shipley from FLIR/Raymarine Canada as he reviews the exciting line up of new Raymarine electronics and discusses their capabilities. Learn how to integrate older electronics with a new system by building basic backbones. Sailors, powerboaters, and serious fishermen can all benefit from this seminar.

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MAR 17 at 10am | Gelcoat Repair Basics
with Kim Anderson of Dockside Marine Services

Gelcoat is subject to weathering, oxidation, cracking and damage. While making a repair or bringing back luster is relatively easy, it is difficult to get professional results.Kim Anderson will demonstrate common techniques that boat owners can use to maintain and fix damage to gelcoat before needing to hire a professional. Learn from an expert. This seminar fills up quickly so sign up as soon as possible.

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MAR 24 at 10am | Interlux Top & Bottom Paints
with Allan Bell and Mike Paulssen from Fogh Boat Supplies

Interlux has an extensive line of boat finishes. Join Allan and Mike as they explain the uses for and differences between products in Interlux's offering of paint products. Become better educated on the application of epoxy barrier coats, antifouling paints and topside paints and primers. Select the correct finish for your needs. A must for those that plan to do the work themselves.

Participants in the seminar who purchase their Interlux paint on this day will have their name entered in a draw to receive the value of their paint purchase in a gift card.

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