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5:00 PM

Catherine Dook

Anchoring in the Gulf Islands – tips for the nervous mate


Vancouver Boat Show
5:00 PM - THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 2017
Room 1

Seminar Details

This short presentation covers some of the basics for safe anchoring, including equipment (and the importance of marking your chain), backup plans, communicating with your captain, how to tell if you’re caught and how to relax once your anchor is in place. Catherine will also talk about the characteristics of some popular Gulf Island anchoring destinations....

About Catherine Dook

Catherine was born in the Arctic.  Dodging polar bears and dressing for 40 below was a fine training ground for surviving 20 years livingaboard.  The author of six books, four nominated for the Leacock, and innumerable articles for a variety of magazines, she substitute teaches to supplement her writing habit.  Catherine lives with her husband John onboard the s/v Inuksuk at Cowichan Bay. Her latest opus is titled, "Darling, Don't Try This at Home!  Recipes from Mottle Cove" 


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