Anchoring Techniques

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Learn how to anchor confidently.  Understand the issues and problems involved with anchoring, such as anchor types and sizes.  Find out how to use scope, chain and catenary, and how to properly set your anchor. By understanding anchoring conditions and situations, you’ll protect your passengers and your boat while you raft-up with friends, enjoy a family picnic, or just watch an evening sunset.  This seminar can also help you get a good night’s sleep on the water. 

Jesse D. Turley III
Jesse has sailed in Chesapeake Bay, the BVI’s, and the Abaco Islands in addition to the Ohio River.  He has held many leadership positions in his 26 years as a member of America’s Boating Club® (also known as the United States Power Squadrons).  Jesse is a Past Commander and as a certified instructor has taught Seamanship, Piloting, and Advanced Piloting.  Jesse served 23 years in the United States Army, retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Quartermaster Corps.  He also worked 23 years as a Financial Advisor.  Currently, Jesse serves as Executive Officer of America’s Boating Club Louisville, promoting safe boating in the Louisville Area.  

Kim Fisher 
Kim is a lake and river boater.  He has traveled, via runabout, the entire length of both the Ohio and Tennessee Rivers.  He has been a member of America’s Boating Club® (also known as the United States Power Squadrons) since 2003.  Kim is a Past Commander, a certified instructor, and currently serves as the Public Boating Education Chairman.  He retired after 40 years with BellSouth & ATT as a Senior Technical Analyst.  Kim enjoys sharing his love of boating with his 6 grandchildren and 27 great nieces and nephews. 
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