In this issue...
  • Spring Thaw Events
  • Digital Selective Calling, This Could Save Your Life!
  • Spring's Almost Here!
  • Sailing School for Sailors
  • Tool Rental

  • Sailing Newsletter March 2007


    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 racer.

    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 think.

    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

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    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

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    Spring's Almost Here!
    by Brian Torresen

    How exciting! I just checked my calendar and spring?s almost here!

    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.

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    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 Association

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    Tool Rental
    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.

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