“Partner in Command” seminar offered / Boating

A free seminar, “Partner in Command,” will be offered from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Oak Harbor Yacht Club.

The “Skipper Saver” seminar, which is being presented by the Deception Pass Sail and Power Squadron, is designed to assist first mates and other less experienced crew members take control of a vessel if the skipper becomes disabled.

Topics covered will include starting and stopping the engine, dropping the sails, using the VHF marine radio in an emergency, anchoring, handling onboard emergencies and returning the boat to the dock.

Reservations are not required.

For more information, contact Pat Waters at 360-720-2589 or frenchsailor@comcast.net or Fred Lemke at 619-225-8734 or flemke@hotmail.com