A great read

On July 7, 2015, in Navy, by CaptRR

Foxtrot Alpha has a great post about Subs HERE


Friday Harbor Capt Class: Sep-Oct

On July 6, 2015, in Zenith Maritime, by CaptRR

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Zenith Maritime

USCG approved license courses and instructors are under

the approval of Zenith Maritime.

Basic Info, Becoming a Captain (pdf)


Contact me here for CG approved courses for your group or organization here.

Or for private instruction here.


Zenith Friday Harbor Captain’s Class

Sept 8, – Oct 29, 2015

Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday evenings

5:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Paradise Lanes (upstairs)

This will be a blended course offering hands on classroom work related to chart plotting and web based live delivery of the Rules and the Deck portion of the course.  You will need a newer pc, mac, smartphone or tablet and a reliable internet connection.

Details and registration:  http://goo.gl/f01Idw

More info on becoming a Captain: http://goo.gl/meUFR

$100 will hold your place and $200 will hold your place and get you electronic access to all course materials, 141 .pdf documents. These fees are applied to the tuition.

The course is $1400 and if you preregister prior to August 1, 2015 $1300.

(Cash, Check, PayPal and Credit Cards)

Registration Options


iNavX update

On July 5, 2015, in Applications, Navigation, by CaptRR


iNavX link


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If you did you would know that Vancouver Traffic is now Victoria Traffic.

and they manage VTS in the US waters of Haro Strait and the Strait of Georgia




Forget Roche Harbor

On July 3, 2015, in General Boating, by CaptRR

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10 most expensive Places in the World To Dock Your Yacht

via Born Rich


iSailor for Android released!

On July 1, 2015, in Applications, Navigation, by CaptRR
iSailor for Android released!
View this email in your browser

I just downloaded WA waters for $5.58.  This beats Navionics hands down.



Not all electronic charts are the same

On July 1, 2015, in Navigation, by CaptRR

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The Navigator is reporting:

1 Not all ECS are ECDIS Electronic Chart Systems (ECS) is a generic term for systems that show charts electronically; most are not legal for navigation. An Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) is a system approved by the IMO for navigation. Know what you’re using!

The complete Navigator post is here.



On July 1, 2015, in Just for Fun, by CaptRR


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