Welcome to the Torresen Marine e-Newsletter.
Each month we will publish seasonally relevant and
practical information for sailors. This issue
celebrates Spring and looking forward to the sailing
season. We hope to provide something for everyone
from the casual dinghy sailor to the serious offshore
As always, we look forward to your comments and
suggestions. We are also interested in what topics
you would like to see. Email the Torresen
Sailing Newsletter to let us know what you
Spring Thaw Events
It?s that time of year again. Spring Thaw 2007 is fast
approaching. Join us on Saturday, March 10th from 9
a.m. to 5 p.m. and shake off that cold weather attitude
and turn it sunny side up.
We have an exciting new seminar scheduled for 9
a.m. by Tony Palabrica from Interlux Yacht Finishes.
Tony will speak on ?Choosing and Applying the
Correct Antifouling Paint
Digital Selective Calling, This Could Save Your Life!
by Randy Cooper
This year the Coast Guard is scheduled to complete
the upgrade of their coastal Search and Rescue
capabilities, known as Rescue 21. In the next few
years, Rescue 21 will eliminate gaps in VHF coverage
over the entire coastal US, allow accurate, precise
tracking of the location of mayday
Spring's Almost Here!
by Brian Torresen
How exciting! I just checked my calendar and spring?s
What? Spring?s almost here? How can that be? It
seems that we?re still recovering from endless holiday
gatherings, we are shoveling every day and the only
sailing happening within hundreds of miles is being
done by iceboaters wearing helmets and track spikes.
Sailing School for Sailors
by Jim Thompson, Torresen Marine Sailing School instructor recently named an American Sailing Association Instructor of the Year
You have sailed for years, perhaps raced your own or
as crew on other boats, and are confident of your
abilities. Why should you think about attending a
sailing school such as the one here at Torresen
Marine? There are at least four good reasons why you
should consider checking out our American Sailing
by Kelley Petersen
The Torresen Marine Service Department offers tool
rental on certain items for the ?do it yourselfer?. Tools
are rented for a 24-hour period with a valid credit card.
To set up rental call the Torresen Marine Service
Department 24 hours prior to pick up.