International Cruising Boat Expo – June 4-7 Essex, CT

International Cruising Boat Expo – from the Producers of TrawlerFest

Brewer Essex Island Marina – Essex, CT June 4-7

An impressive selection of new and preowned cruising sail and power boats, along with first-class boating education taught by renowned industry professionals, the latest marine products and services, and nightly entertainment!   Visit www.passagemaker.com or www.sailmagazine.com for a detailed list of all seminars and events scheduled. Below are details on seminars that we will be participating in.  Use Promo Code ICBE15 when signing up online for discounted admission.

TOPIC: BALANCING MAINTENANCE COSTS

Saturday, June 6th, 2015, 10:45am-12:45pm

Presented by: Craig Parkhurst

We will analyze typical maintenance tasks and highlight those items that an average boater can handle and what should be left to the professionals. For those DIY tasks, we will review some of the common tools and resources required to complete them safely and correctly. In addition, we will discuss common approaches to maintenance and how to become more predictive in your approaches in an effort to reduce failure rates, increase longevity, and extend maintenance intervals.

TOPIC: UNDER MAINTAINED EQUIPMENT FAILURES

Sunday, June 7th 2015, 10:45am-12:45pm

Presented by: Craig Parkhurst

This seminar will provide details on the failure point of several common overlooked systems and equipment. In addition, we will walk through the maintenance procedures, tools, and techniques required to complete this maintenance and discuss basic troubleshooting techniques associated with these failures. Seminar is reliant on customer participation and maintenance questions and insight are always welcome.
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