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Marine Systems: A Lesson in Troubleshooting and Triage

November 11 & 12 last day to register is day of
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM | $179

A weekend course in everything that can go wrong in your boat and where to start fixing it. Join Matt Steverson, an experienced sailor and marine systems expert, in a course that gives students an overview of all the basic systems of a boat, how they work, and what to do when they don’t. Students will experience hands-on learning in both the classroom and in boats, with the end goal of taking some of the guessing out of how things work. Marine electrical, marine plumbing, steering and controls, hydraulics, heating, and propulsion are all topics that will be covered.

Register here.


Nov 11 - 12 2022


9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Nov 11 - 12 2022
  • Time: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm


431 Water Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368


Northwest Maritime Center

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Phone: 360.385.3628 x100
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