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MAINE BOATBUILDERS SHOW Page 3. Lecture Schedule FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 2016


11:00 - 12:00 PERSONAL SAFETY EQUIPMENT AT SEA, with Capt. Mark Bologna, of Landfall Navigation. Personal AIS Beacons, Personal Locator Beacons, IPIRBS, life rafts, self-in- fl ating life jackets, medical kits, etc. What do you need? www.landfallnavigation.com or captmark@landfallnav.com


12:15 - 1:15 ONGOING HULL OVERHAUL OF THE HISTORIC SCHOONER ERNESTINA MORRISSEY, at Boothbay Harbor Shipyard, with H. A. Burnham. Harold Burnham is serving as project owners representative and will give a presentation/update, on work being conducted to the 1894, Essex-built schooner under the supervision of Master Shipwright David Short. Ernestina Morrissey is the offi cial vessel of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and a National Historic Landmark. The $6.3M project is being funded over three years. www.ernestina.org


1:00 – 2:00 DISSECTING THE NEW EVINRUDE E-TEC G2 ENGINE (BACK OF BUILDING 4, NOT IN LECTURE HALL), with Jason Curtis, Portland Yacht Services. The G2 is the fi rst 2-stroke block specifi cally designed for direct fuel injection, resulting in 15% better fuel economy than the competition and 20% better torque than others in class, per Evinrude. There is no scheduled maintenance for 5 yrs or 500 hours. Come hear the details. www.portlandyacht.com, jason@portlandyacht.com


1:30 - 2:30 BOAT WISDOM WITH CAPTAIN GIFFY FULL, drawing on fi fty-fi ve years of surveying boats. This time, Giff y is bringing videos. G.W. Full & Assoc. are known for pre-purchase condition surveys, condition and valuation (C&V) inspections for fi nan- cial institutions and insurance industry and damage claim investigations. GW Full is the only fi rm recognized by Heritage Preservation to conduct CAP surveys on historic vessels. Recognized wood expert by Lloyds Register of Shipping. You don’t want to miss this talk. www.gwfull.com


2:45 - 3:45 CARE & FEEDING OF YOUR MARINE SYSTEMS, with Roger Hell- yar-Brook, Handy Boat. Tips of the trade on raw water systems, starters, and fuel systems. Other topics may be added at no extra charge. Roger is a former systems instructor at The Landing School. www.handyboat.com or info@handyboat.com


4:00 - 5:00 WHAT’S NEW AT BROOKLIN BOAT YARD, with Brian Larkin, Lead Car- penter and Project Manager. Brian will talk about a variety of projects at this well-known Maine yard. Including a new 65-foot off shore cold-molded sportfi sh motoryacht. A 22-meter sloop designed by Spanish fi rm Botin currently being built with wood, carbon fi ber, foam and epoxy composite construction. And Aphrodite, the lovely 74-foot commuter yacht built 1937, restored in 2005. www.brooklinboatyard.com, boatyard@brooklinboatyard.com


5:15 - 6:00 PORTLAND TO CUTLER IN A 17 FOOT WHALER, with Maine Island Trail Association. Last summer, MITA Executive Director Doug Welch spent two weeks solo on the Maine Island Trail in his 17-foot Boston Whaler. Come see how you can travel the 375 mile trail connecting 200+ islands in a small boat. hwww.mita.org or info@mita.org


SATURDAY MARCH 19, 2015


9:00 – 12:30 MARINE TROUBLE SHOOTING COMPETITION. Nine teams from 15 diff erent high school technical programs will compete. Participants represent the next generation of leaders in the marine trades. Sponsored by Portland Yacht Services, Marine Mechanics Institute (MMI) and Universal Technical Institute (UTI) and organized in part by Portland Arts and Technical School (PATHS). This is a timed competition great for the industry. Let’s encour- age these students! www.uti.edu, paths.portlandschools.org, www.portlanchyacht.com


11:00 - 12:00 WHAT TO CONSIDER WITH RESIDENTIAL AND COMMER- CIAL DOCK CONSTRUCTION with Dale Dyer, Custom Float Services. Custom Float Services has been designing, build- ing and supplying components for fl oat & dock systems for 25+ years. Come to listen or bring your questions. www.customfl oat.com, info@customfl oat.com


12:15 - 1:15 UPCOMING HINCKLEY YACHT PROJECTS, with Will Ratcliff , Yard Operations Manager. Talk details TBD but will include jet boat repowers (engine, electronics, JetStick), new life for older boats (Bermuda 40s), how Hinckley deals with replacing their own custom machined hardware and the refi t of a Rhodes 41 yawl. www. hinckleyyachts.com, wratcliff @hinckleyyachts.com


1:30 - 2:30 CNC MACHINING FOR THE MARINE INDUSTRY, with Gardiner Pickering of Hewes & Company. “For anyone who has cut planks from rough lumber or plywood stock, seeing a computer numerically controlled (CNC) machine make short and precise work of the task is humbling,” (ProBoat.com). Whether you’re in the marine trades or not, you will fi nd this fascinating. www.cnc-marine-hewesco.com, cncmarine@ hewesco.com


2:45 - 3:30 MARINE DIESEL KIT & CABOODLE (HELD IN BACK OF BUILD- ING 4 – NOT THE LECTURE HALL) Trouble shooting and maintenance basics, with Steve McGovern of Mack Boring & Parts Company. If you experience the same diesel headaches every year, let Steve answer a few of your questions. www.mackboring.com


Slips Available for the 2016 Season


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