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Surveyor Training Day - February 7, 2023

​9:30-9:45 EST

Introduction from ABYC President John Adey

9:45-10:45 EST

Basic engine surveys - what to look for in a step-by-step process 

(Jeff Leitch, Bay Shore Marine / Diversified Marine Services)

BREAK - Optional bonus micro-course

11:15- 12:15 EST

Yacht brokers and surveyors - how to work together to guarantee a happy customer

(JP Skov, Yacht Brokers Association of America)



1:00-1:45​ EST

Survey report citing ABYC standards is your best defense

(Derek Rhymes, All Boat & Yacht Inspections, LLC)

BREAK - Optional bonus micro-courses

​2:30-3:30 EST

Surveying electrical systems - A/C batteries, wiring, ignition systems 

(Ed Sherman, ABYC)

BREAK - Optional bonus micro-course

4:00 - 5:00 EST

Challenges in training new marine surveyors and continuing education

5:00 - 5:30 EST


Technician Training Day - February 8, 2023

​9:30-9:45 EST

Introduction from ABYC President John Adey

​9:45-10:45 EST

Selection and Installation of  lithium batteries utilizing new ABYC standards 

(Maciej Rynkiewicz, ABYC Standards Specialist and NAVICO)       

BREAK - Optional bonus micro-course

11:15-12:15 EST

Advanced Electrical - Electrical diagnostics, control circuits, three-phase power distribution

(Ed Sherman, Former ABYC Education VP) 


1:00-1:45 EST

DC systems - Analysis, trouble shooting and tools

(Mike Bonicker, ABYC Lead Instructor)

BREAK - Optional bonus micro-course

2:30-3:30 EST

Power and wiring considerations in new electronic gear installations

(Steve Katz, Steve’s Marine Service)

4:00 - 5:00 EST

Insurance coverages- What can happen if you don’t choose wisely. Real life claims that have gone wrong

(Jay Frechettee, Starkweather & Shepley Insurance)

5:00 - 5:30 EST


Register Today!


Member Price: $79/day or $149 both days

Non-Member Price: $99/day or $169 both days

Earn 5 CEU's each day (10 total)


This is a continuing education seminar and not a certification course

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