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Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBasic Bike Maintenance—2018-09-27 through 2018-09-27$59—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs, 6-8 pm, Aero Park, Parson-Stulen Bldg Rm 101. Whether you ride on the local trails, or are simply cruising town, gain important bicycle repair skills for do-it-yourselfers. Move beyond basic bicycle first aid as you learn how to properly inspect, clean and lubricate a bike and chain, adjust the drivetrain, and tune-up brakes. Cost includes the Big Blue Book of Bike Repair, a $25 value. No need to bring a bike to this demonstration class.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Aero Park  — Maps
  • Course ID =313041886
Electronic Navigation—2018-10-23 through 2018-12-11$159—Face to FaceView Details

8 Tues, 7-9 pm, Great Lakes Campus Rm 111. An ABC Course. Electronic Navigation introduces GPS technology from the most basic receiver to chart plotter systems for navigation on board. The process of navigating by establishing waypoints and routes, and then running the planned courses, is demonstrated. Examine electronic charting software for the desktop computer and creation of waypoints and routes on the desktop and subsequent download to the on-board unit. Despite differences among the various manufacturers offerings, a thorough discussion of the features being made available is included. Special attention is paid to apps for tablets and smartphones that provide the electronic navigation function at the helm for relatively little cost.

  • Seats available: Approximately 24. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =313041890
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerWeather—2018-09-17 through 2018-11-19$155—Face to FaceView Details

10 Mon, 6;30-8:30 pm, Great Lakes Campus Rm 103. An ABC course. This general weather course will benefit those sitting in their living rooms, as much as those standing behind the helm for maritime applications. Become a keen observer of the weather. Learn why weather observations only have meaning in the context of the basic principles of meteorology -- the science of the atmosphere. Discover how weather systems form, behave, move, and interact with one another. Understand how major weather events develop in our area. Cost incudes text and materials.

  • Seats available: Approximately 20. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =313041877
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerWeather—2018-09-17 through 2018-11-19$155—Face to FaceView Details

10 Mon, 6;30-8:30 pm, Great Lakes Campus Rm 103. An ABC course. This general weather course will benefit those sitting in their living rooms, as much as those standing behind the helm for maritime applications. Become a keen observer of the weather. Learn why weather observations only have meaning in the context of the basic principles of meteorology -- the science of the atmosphere. Discover how weather systems form, behave, move, and interact with one another. Understand how major weather events develop in our area. Cost incudes text and materials.

  • Seats available: Approximately 20. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =313041877
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBasic Bike Maintenance—2018-09-27 through 2018-09-27$59—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs, 6-8 pm, Aero Park, Parson-Stulen Bldg Rm 101. Whether you ride on the local trails, or are simply cruising town, gain important bicycle repair skills for do-it-yourselfers. Move beyond basic bicycle first aid as you learn how to properly inspect, clean and lubricate a bike and chain, adjust the drivetrain, and tune-up brakes. Cost includes the Big Blue Book of Bike Repair, a $25 value. No need to bring a bike to this demonstration class.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Aero Park  — Maps
  • Course ID =313041886
Electronic Navigation—2018-10-23 through 2018-12-11$159—Face to FaceView Details

8 Tues, 7-9 pm, Great Lakes Campus Rm 111. An ABC Course. Electronic Navigation introduces GPS technology from the most basic receiver to chart plotter systems for navigation on board. The process of navigating by establishing waypoints and routes, and then running the planned courses, is demonstrated. Examine electronic charting software for the desktop computer and creation of waypoints and routes on the desktop and subsequent download to the on-board unit. Despite differences among the various manufacturers offerings, a thorough discussion of the features being made available is included. Special attention is paid to apps for tablets and smartphones that provide the electronic navigation function at the helm for relatively little cost.

  • Seats available: Approximately 24. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =313041890
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