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Bahamas Bound on a Kadey Krogen 58

Sharing the Waterway - Situational Awareness

Hinckley  and Dereli Jet Propulsion Boats

TrawlerFest University Aboard a Beneteau Swift Trawler 52

Hurricane Isaac Delays Trawler Training aboard a Gulfstar 44 Trawler

Peek Into The Engine Room

Sea Ray 440 Sedan Bridge Owners Build Their Confidence with Captains Chris and Alyse

KK58 Launches with Trawler Training from Captain Chris

Owner Training Summaries

Proud owners of this Kadey Krogen 58. She's a beauty!

Trawler Training Kadey Krogen 58 with Solar Panels!
Moving up from a fast 40 foot planing boat to a 58 foot traditional trawler can be daunting. This Kadey Krogen has many more systems and OH! so many more options for travel. Just Ask Captain Chris to help with the transition!

Sitting so stately at the dock on the west coast of Florida.

Mainship 43 Training Before Starting the Great Loop
This sweet Mainship 43 is ready to start the Great Loop and now thanks to Captain Chris her crew is ready too!

Grand Banks 41EU with Zeus Pod Drives - Training
Learning about your boat and how it handles is essential. When you boat in an extreme tidal location such as coastal Georgia you learn so much more than the basics. Ever heard "time and tide wait for no man"?

Selene 42 Europa with SeaKeeper Stabilizers
Trawler training takes on a new dimension as we head up the Chesapeake Bay and into the Patapsco River aboard this Selene 42 Europa.

At the docks in Beaufort SC this Krogen Express 52 awaits clear weather for the next leg of their adventure.

Krogen Express 52 Fort Pierce FL to Charleston SC
New owners of this gorgeous Krogen Express 52 asked for help with their cruising adventure. Just Ask Captain Chris.

Cruisers 455 waiting at the dock for Captain Chris to come aboard for training.

Texas 2-Step on a Cruisers 455
These Texans called Captain Chris for training aboard their new boat after meeting us at a Great Loop Looperpalooza in Fort Myers a few months back.

Mariner 40 With Cummins Single Engine
Should I stay or Should I go? This owner had her boat for sale and had a moment of she asked Captain Chris to help.

Prima 45 at the dock raring to get started on her loop!

Prima 45 Trawler Training on The Tennessee River
Tom and Linda are new owners of this 45 Trawler. Cast off Aqua Yacht Harbor, Pickwick Lake, TN River headed downstream to Land Between the Lakes Kentucky, Green Turtle Bay. Total distance 180 miles...but how did we get here in the first place?

Who is going where?

Everyone is abuzz with AIS, Automatic Identification System. There is such a thing as TMI - Too Much Information.

Heritage East 46 with aft Cockpit sits at the dock in Tarpon Springs Florida.

Heritage East 46 Trawler Training
Mark and Laurie just purchased a trawler in Tarpon Springs Florida and invited us aboard to help build their cruising confidence. But that's not our first introduction so let's take a quick step back in time.

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