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LAT + 42.20.0          LON - 87.48.0
 

Winthrop Harbor 
Yacht Club

One Yacht Club Dr

Winthrop Harbor, IL 60096

847-746-2222 

 

  Board of Directors

Commodore
John St. Pierre

Vice Commodore 
Michael Armenakis

Past Commodore
Nancy Pritzel

Secretary 
Nancy Scott

Treasurer 
Karen Hartler

Rear Commodore of Power
Philip Koehl

Rear Commodore of Performance
 Ralph Morey

Rear Commodore of Sail
Karl Lahm

Social Director 
Mickie Kelly

House Director
Tom Kandziora

Director of Membership
Therese Delli Paoli

Director of Communications
Tracey Armenakis

Director of Concessions 
Michael Armenakis

Director of Finance
John Capozzoli

Director of Education
David Hanson
 
Revenue Development
Alex Delli Poali
 
Quartermaster
Mary Silcox
 
Club Manager
Tom Kandziora
 
Parliamentarian
Nancy Scott

  

 




HomeWHYC Education

Winthrop Harbor Yacht Club

2016 Class/Seminar Schedule

 


Sunday March 13th

10:00 AM-12:00 noon

Knowing Your Boat Mechanically

above and below the water line, this will better prepare people for the upcoming launch season

 

Mark Kish

WHYC, Larsen Marine

Friday May 13th

7:00 - 8:00 PM

Wine & Knots

Learn new knots or freshen up your knowledge and enjoy a glass of wine.

 

Lennine Occhino

WHYC, USCGA

Sunday May 15th

2:00 – 3:30 pm

Minimum: 10 participants

Basics of Lake Michigan Fishing

Hands-on information on various Lake Michigan fish species: weather, relationships, equipment and seasonal practices

 

Bill Gabriel, WHYC

Dave Smith, Charter Capt.

Saturday June 4th

10:30 -11:30 AM

Vessel Safety Check Presentation

Meet with the vessel examiners to review requirements in keeping your boat ship shape. Have your vessel exam that very afternoon and receive your safety sticker

 

Tim Bishop

WHYC, USCGA

Sunday June 5th

10:00 AM-12:00 noon

Understanding Weather Forecasts & Conditions

How NOAA interprets weather patterns and forecasts weather conditions on the Lakes

 

Amy Seeley

NOAA, USCGA

Sunday June 12th

10:00 AM -12:00 noon

How Your Diesel Works

Every skipper needs to understand the fundamentals of your diesel engines to perform basic maintenance and diagnose problems.

 

Mark Kish

WHYC, Larsen Marine

Sunday June 19th

10:00 AM-12:00 noon

Boating Rules of the Road

Covering right-of-way, navigation aids, basic boating laws and boating etiquette

 

David Hanson

WHYC, USCGA

Sunday June 26th

10:00 AM-12:00 noon

Navigation Screens

Best practices using current electrical navigational equipment; power & sail

 

John Barry

Technical Marine Services

Sunday July 17th

10:30-11:30 AM

Cruising the Great Lakes

Check out the most interesting lake ports, marinas and towns for nearby and not so near cruises

 

John Paskvan

WHYC

Sunday July 24th

10:00 AM -12 noon

 

Diesel Engine Preventative Maintenance

Periodic maintenance of diesel engines, including

oil & filter changes, performance & storage

 

Mark Kish

WHYC, Larsen Marine

Sunday August 21st

10 AM -12 noon

Maximum: 15 participants

CPR

Stuff happens and failing to prepare is preparing to failing

American Heart assoc. Certification (Fee req.)

 

Tom Gottemoller

American Heart Association

Sunday August 28th

10 AM-11:00 AM

Care and feeding of your engine

Diesel & Gas –all about fuels, additives, ethanol. Biodiesel & aged fuel

 

John Paskvan

WHYC

Sunday September 18 th

10 AM-12:00 noon

The Do's and Don'ts of Winterizing You Boat

Preparing your boat for winter lay-up

engine, water systems, etc…

 

Mark Kish

WHYC, Larsen Marine

 

Non-members are welcomed but a nominal fee will be charged. For certain classes an additional fee may be

charged for materials and certifications. For more Information go to whyc.clubexpress.com or email to info@whyc.com