Where’s Bert? Does this photo look familiar? If you can identify where along the waterways our newest crew member is then send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The first person to answer correctly will receive a free year membership to AGLCA, the loopers go-to web site. Don’t know what a looper is?
AGLCA is America’s Great Loop Cruisers’ Association. If you’d like to learn more information about the latest cruisers’ rendezvous we can help. Don’t have a boat yet? No worries as you are more than welcome to attend this exciting boating event and learn about those who are currently looping! AGLCA’s BlogTalkRadio lets you listen in on many looper discussions including our latest radio co-hosting topic Making the Jump Without Jumping Ship- Crossing the Gulf of Mexico. Click here when you are ready to imagine you are making this open water trip.
New on CaptainChrisYachtServices.com!! Cruising Blogs!! Live The Dream Vicariously. For those who want to know what cruising can offer, take a sneak peak at some of the day to day events in the lives of typical cruisers. Each of these bloggers have something in common: They had Captain Chris Yacht Services start them out on their journey. Learn more
Check Out the Cruising Lifestyle with Captain Chris Yacht Services Aboard Our Boat in Florida…
More couples are discovering the cruising lifestyle with us aboard SANDY HOOK. They want to live aboard while learning, making sure that cruising is in their future. Read more…
Soon-To-Be Owners of a Kadey Krogen 48 Learn with Captain Chris Yacht Services. We not only support you while learning navigation, safety, anchoring & maneuvering but we can also help you determine what you may want on your new boat. Waiting for their brand new Kadey Krogen to be commissioned they realized that they didn’t know what they didn’t know yet. See what they learned…
Trawler Training after TrawlerFest – Fort Lauderdale to Fort Pierce in Four days! We met this couple at Baltimore’s TrawlerFest University in the fall. They started Building Cruising Confidence as a Couple aboard a Beneteau Swift Trawler 52 and wanted more. Hoping to meet us after TrawlerFest Fort Lauderdale in February, they discovered we would have our trawler SANDY HOOK at the show. Read about our ride back to Fort Pierce….
…Or Aboard Your boat ANYWHERE!
Mainship 400 Gets Trawler Training for the Great Loop We met John and Barbara at another AGLCA America’s Great Loop Cruisers’ Association Rendezvous in Rogersville, AL. They were preparing to LOOP and after purchasing their boat they gave us a call. We were asked to spend a few days helping them transition into their new, larger boat. Read more…
Seattle Loopers Learn from Captain Chris. Does that sound right? How can a couple in Seattle do the LOOP when they live across the Alleghenies and the Rocky Mountains too. Here’s how…
Georgia Tech Alum Starts the LOOP Trawler Training with Captain Chris. Steven and Charlotte have owned many boats in their life including a SeaRay cruiser before purchasing their most recent boat, a Krogen Express 52. Thinking ahead they wanted a more LOOP friendly boat to travel around the eastern portion of the United States. They decided on the classic design of a Krogen Express 52. See how we could help…
A Toast To Trawler Training with Captains Chris & Alyse. This soon-to-be-looping couple are aboard a 42 Jefferson and are enjoying the “practice” part of preparing to loop. Here’s a note sent from a great Treasure Coast Anchorage…
Trawler Training with Captain Chris Yacht Services at TrawlerFest Fort Lauderdale. We took TrawlerFest Fort Lauderdale by storm! While most of the country dealt with the cold winter climate all who attended this cruising event were treated to balmy Florida weather, a bit of wind, lots of sun and tons of FUN! See why…
CAPTAINS’ CALENDAR OF EVENTS:
- March 22-25, 2012 Palm Beach Boat Show TRAWLERPORT! We’ll be there each day waiting to help you start living the dream!
May 7-10, 2012 AGLCA Spring Rendezvous Norfolk, VA. Come learn about the cruising lifestyle from real loopers who are living the dream and many who are still in the planning stages…just like you!
May 15-16, 2012 TrawlerFest University Building Cruising Confidence As A Couple. Anacortes WA. This class sells out quickly so HURRY and sign up! Call 410 -990-9086 ext. 21 to register TODAY for this in-demand class.
- May 17-19, 2012 TrawlerFest-Anacortes WA.Presenting Latest in Navigation, Learn about whistle signals, lights and other navigational assets while you discover how to interpret Racons, range makers, tides & currents. We are also presenting an encnore performance of Confessions of a Galley Slave Captain Alyse makes your time in the galley another fun adventure. Pick up some ideas we learned from living aboard and cruising for over 15 years on our 44 foot trawler. Our Third Seminar is The Price of Safety. From the basics legally required by the Coast Guard to the hope-you-never-need it equipment, this cruising couple will discuss many ways to keep safety first in mind while you are boating inland, coastal or off shore. Then after walking the docks and boarding beautiful new and seasoned trawlers come spend each afternoon learning a few other tricks and tips from Captain Chris during the afternoon demonstrations on the docks. Register for these and other terrific topics right here.
Want to get away to warm, sunny Florida this season? Don’t miss out!! We are filling our calendar fast. Make your reservations now aboard SANDY HOOK – our 44 foot training trawler while we still have a few trips available. If your calendar doesn’t work for any of our scheduled events just create your own private cruise aboard SANDY HOOK anytime. We have sunshine not SNOW! Email or call us 772-205-1859 and start living the dream. But don’t hesitate or you’ll miss the boat! Booking now for June through October.
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