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Commanding Officer NMC, Capt. Bradley Clare Discusses Mariner Credentialing with the PCA

Join the PCA on February 9, 2022 at 6:30 pm EST as we welcome NMC Commanding Officer Capt. Bradley Clare to discuss mariner credentialing. Submit your questions for Capt. Clare and join us for this exciting opportunity!

The Future is Hybrid: How to get your Captain’s License in a Post-Covid Era

On January 5, 2022 at 6:30 pm, we will continue or Pro Seminar Series with Captain Kent Dresser who will discuss how to get your Captain’s License in an era of hybrid instruction. Bring your questions for Kent and join us for the first seminar of 2022!

The Benefits of “Old School” Navigation in the Age of Technology

In an age when paper charts are being usurped and navigational technology has dramatically improved, Captain Ken Lannamann argues that “old school” techniques should not be forgotten. 

Livin’ on the edge – Dock Safety and Emergency Management Basics for the Maritime Professional

On Dec 8 at 6:30 pm, we will continue or Pro Seminar Series to bring you a deep dive into a topic of interest to small boat professional captains. Join us for the last seminar of 2021!

Seamanship and Navigation Then and Now: Techniques, Pitfalls & Lessons Learned Pre- and Post-GPS

This one-hour presentation on Ocotber 27th at 6:30pm will be a fun and educational seminar describing the root cause of mistakes made through lack of proper insight or full situational awareness, that still can catch mariners off guard, even with high tech instruments.