Cruisers Info Seminars

2021 Departure Seminars – Schedule
Seminars are open to all with a Gold Coin donation to help with the room costs.

Monday – April 19th – Land & Sea Cafe – Marsden Cove Marina
Bula Fiji and South Pacific Weather

Start time is 3pm (1500) – Topics;-
What’s happening in our Covid World
The Bula Rendezvous – Fiji is Open!
Fiji as a Destination – A look at some of the wonderful destinations.
South Pacific Weather and Passage Planning
2022 – C& OC Intl. Nelson Marlborough Cruise in Company

Tuesday – April 20th – BoI Marina Cruisers Lounge – Opua

Start time 3pm (1500) – Topics;-
Dr Ian Hoffer and Murray, the Paihia Pharmacist will be presenting on Tropical Medicine;- Malaria, Dengue etc
Bring along a list of medicines for Dr. Hoffer to prescribe to top up your ships supplies.

Wednesday – April 21st. – Cater Marine – Opua
Modern Marine Electronics & the most Advanced VHF Radio Explained
Start time 3pm (1500) – Topics;-
Getting the best out of your Marine Electronics
The Vesper Marine Cortex- AIS – VHF- System Explained
Safety Gear – Ocean Signal EPIRB’s etc.
Sausage Sizzle to round out the day.

Thursday – April 22nd. – Ocean Tactics – Opua Cruising Club.
PredictWind & Coastal & Offshore Passage Planning tips and tricks!

Start time 3pm (1500) – Topics;-
A brief look at South Pacific Weather and System Movement, Cyclones, MJO, ENSO.
PredictWind – how to get the best out of the apps.
Iridium Go – Set up and Vessel Tracking
Weather Planning for a passage to the Pacific Islands.
Join us for a drink afterwards and be in to win some spot prizes.

Friday- April 23rd. – Burnsco – Opua

Start time 3pm (1500) – Topics;-
Chris the Fishing Guru will lead you through, Everything Fishing!