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Friday, September 7 • 9:30am - 10:30am
Care and Feeding of the Magnetic Compass

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Selection, mounting, functioning and maintenance of magnetic compasses. Including troubleshooting and adjusting. Half-hour presentation and half-hour questions.  


Bill Haimes

A Wooden Boat Festival veteran, Bill Haimes is a former naval officer who learned the compass adjusting trade aboard warships in the late ‘60s. He operated a sail training program for the US Navy and has cruised and raced a variety of boats, including a 50’ wooden sailboat. Currently... Read More →

Friday September 7, 2018 9:30am - 10:30am PDT
Explorer Room NW Maritime Ctr