News From the Helm – January 2018


If you’re going to be anywhere near Annapolis, Maryland, this winter, you’ll likely want to check out Fawcett Marine’s winter seminar schedule. They’ve got 27 different seminars lined up between mid-January and mid-April, with outstanding speakers such as Wendy Mitman Clarke, Nigel Calder, John Kretschmer, Pam Wall, Gary Jobson, and Chuck Hawley, covering topics ranging from basic navigation to cruising the French canals to the beguiling secrets of the America’s Cup.

For more information, go to and click the Fawcett Calendar link, or call 410-267-8681.


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