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Calgary 2020 - Line Splicing and Knots
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While most of us have a basic knowledge of knots, this is a hands-on course for those interested in a deeper knowledge of knots and splicing.

2020-03-14
When: Saturday, March 14, 2020
0930h - 1400h
Where: Glenmore Sailboats
1520 Meridian Rd NE
Calgary, Alberta  T2A 2N9
Canada
Presenter: Gordon vanGunst
Contact: Steve Colleaux


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Course information:
This is a hands-on course that will involve learning the correct methods of splicing both braided and stranded lines and learning/increasing your knowledge of knots and the correct application on a sailboat.  The course fee includes a set of splicing fids ($70 value) to take with you and line materials to use in the course and take home.

Instructor:
Gordon has a lifetime’s worth of experience with boats of all types. He started learning from his dad who was an avid boater. When he turned 11 he joined Cadets, attended Bosun’s course in 1980, CYA Sailing courses through his teen years, Served as a Bosun on HMCS Kootenay, was a Boats Officer for the Navy at HMCS Gimli and most recently is owner/operator of Glenmore Sailboats Ltd, a manufacturing, retail sales and boat repair company for Western Canada.

Cost:
BCA Members:  $100
Non-Members:  $125

Maximum Class Size:
16 participants

Lunch:
Bring your own, or grab a bite at the Pure Casino, approximately a 5 minute walk.

Cancellation: 
A $15 processing fee will be charged in the event of participant cancellation.

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