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2017 South Sound Women's Boating Seminar
Olympia Yacht Club
201 Simmons Street NW
Olympia, WA 98501
 
'Chart Your Own Course'
This year expanded to TWO Days!
 
Saturday, May 20th, 2017
8:30-4:30
Workshops and hands-on demonstrations:
NAVIGATION ESSENTIALS
UNDERSTANDING WEATHER on the WATER
DOCKING YOUR BOAT
MARINE 12-V SYSTEMS
Registration includes parking and lunch!
$45 by April 30th / $50 after April 30th
Reserve your spot early - seating is limited to the first 80 registrants.
 
 
Women power boaters and sailors will learn essential skills from other experienced women.
The novice can build a solid foundation, while more experienced boaters strengthen essential skills.
Gain critical information and techniques to feel safer and more confident on the water.
Chances to win great prizes!
 
Raffle proceeds will help fund scholarships for Girls at the Helm participants!
 
Network with other women boaters!
 
Enjoy a sumptuous lunch and laugh with each other!
 
 
Sunday, May 21st
register SEPARATELY for the following
three OPTIONAL opportunities to practice boating skills
 
Docking your own boat w/ Capt. Ace Spragg - $50
Ace will meet you at the dock for a 75 minute session on your own boat, practicing docking in real life. 
Sessions will be scheduled at 9:30, 11:00, 1:00, 2:30 and 4:00.
 
Anchoring your own boat w/ Capt. Mary Campbell - $50
Mary will meet you at the dock for a 90 minute session on your own boat, practicing anchoring in real life. 
Sessions will be scheduled at 10:00, 12:00, 2:00 and 4:00.
 
Introduction to Sailing w/ Capt. Mary Fitzgerald - $55
 
Bring your bag lunch and your windbreaker for a day on the water on a keelboat.
You’ll learn the basics of raising and trimming sails as you glide across Budd Inlet.
9:00-3:00
 
Questions?????   boatingseminar@gmail.com
 
 

 
 
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Lunch Bunch on April 12!
 
There are many reasons to join your club members at Lunch Bunch on Wednesdays :
  1. Wednesday noon divides your work week in half - it's not the weekend - but you can see it from here.
  2. At $6 bucks - it is the best lunch for the dollar in Olympia.
  3. It is your chance to visit the new dock project and personally supervise construction - Awesome!
This week features Mamma Mary Ann's killer lasagne with all the fixins. We serve from 11:30 a.m. to 12:35 p.m....and you are invited! Want to crew on this adventure? Call or eMail Kelly Thompson Kelly Thompson kt2oly@gmail.com 360.402.9999
Greg's Army Graduation
A GoFundMe effort has been established to help family members attend Greg Whittaker's Army graduation in May. Click on the following link for more information: 
Foofaraw 2015 article in Olympian:
 
OYC Reservation Hotline
 
Call 360-705-3767 for dinner meetings and other referenced events.