Made Simple for Cruisers

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Contact Commander Sparks and Training Scheduled

If You

Need Help!

Terry is always willing to help fellow cruisers, even if you have not started cruising yet.   Be patient though, as he may be out at sea.    He will get back to you to help as soon as he is in port.


email:    Send Terry an email          Phone360.544.2817

Made Simple for Cruisers
My Seminars
Marine Communications for Puget Sound:  Being a Pro at Marine Communications can help keep you and your family safer on the water and make sure just enjoy the 2020 boating season.

Seminar Overview

* RF Communications 101                                *  Calls for Help!
* Communications Planning                             * AIS
* VHF Radio                                                         * Other Communications
* Worldwide Group Numbers                              - On Board
* Talk Like a Pro                                                      - Satellite
* DSC Calling                                                           - In Town
                                                                                  - Internet

Where: Oak Harbor Yacht Club     (1301 Catalina Dr. Oak Harbor, WA)

When: TBD, after COVID Hopefully in the spring of 2021

Cost: $45 for the Skipper and $25 for the First Mate

Limited space so be sure and reserve yours at:


More Help:  Here is a great software tool to allow you to use your GPS information in multiple programs on your laptop.   I use VSPD and the product is easy to use and transparent after configured.  VSPD

Amateur License Testing (United States FCC license testing only)

 La Paz Mexico at Club Cruceros

To take a test contact Dennis on s/v Two Can Play.

Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico at Vallarta Yacht Club, Last Sunday of the month during Cruising Season.

Email Terry for Help:  email Terry

Sunset on the Pacific Ocean

Mazatlan Mexico