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Hi everyone,

I am proud to highlight SSCA on Sailnet. SSCA is a non-profit organization completely committed to helping cruisers, cruisers with children, aspiring cruisers, and even those who just enjoy sailing. It is a very close organization with a wealth of information. They provide webinars on various topics, GAMs (Gather and Meets), make a presence at various boating shows, and try to make a real impact on the issues which directly affect all boaters - even those who are not cruisers.

Dave Skolnick (S/V Auspicious) is a key member of this organization and I want to use this thread as a way for him, or others in SSCA, to help get the word out on events or SSU.

Thank you Dave for all the work you have put into this organization and making boating, cruising, and sailing better.

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Re: SSCA and SSU Updates

Hello SailNet!

Thanks to the moderators for giving SSCA this thread.

The Seven Seas Cruising Association is a not-for-profit organization for cruisers by cruisers. We have a lot of benefits we offer to members. What I want to emphasize now is one of our offerings to everyone, everywhere.

We have a webinar program called Seven Seas U through which we offer seminars about a range of subjects - cruising destinations, off-the-grid power, communications (SSB, VHF, sat-phone, and WiFi), provisioning, commissioning, marine insurance, watermakers, and more. Presenters include Beth Leonard, Nigel Calder, Jimmy Cornell, Bob Williams, Pam Wall, Lee Chesneau, Kathy Parsons, Chris Parker, Frank Bohlen, and the inimitable Claiborne Young. Most webinars have a fee (small discount to SSCA members) that goes to offset the costs of delivering the material and a bit of beer money to the presenter.

SSU "took the winter off" and we're dusting off a bit now. I'll have a schedule up by the weekend.

We believe there is a lot to be gained from the information we share.

We expect to add CruisingDad this summer to talk about cruising with kids!

Once again, thanks to SailNet for offering the time and space to share what we have to offer.

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non profit, not volunteer.
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non profit, not volunteer.
Not sure what you mean. I'm a volunteer SSCA cruising station host and I volunteer to help with the bulletin. SSCA relies on volunteers around the globe.
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I'm sure they do.
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Joe, are you snarkily hinting that someone at non-profits actually makes money? Gee, whoda thunk?
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I enjoy reading the ssca notices,updates and other material.
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