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2018 Rendezvous Pictures by Mike Brown 08/01/18 6:05 pm
It was a great Vous in Cap Sante, Anacortes this year. Below are a collection of pictures from the weekend.


Cheers,

Greg


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Fall 2018 Mini Rendezvous by Mike Brown 07/03/18 9:19 am
Our First Mini Vous of the year is now officially scheduled. It will be in Edmonds Sept 27-30, Itinerary attached. Please set your calendars, more details to follow.

PaNNTOA Edmonds Vous.pdf

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2018 PaNNTOA Registration is Closed by Mike Brown 05/20/18 9:45 am
Registration for the 2018 PaNNTOA Rendezvous is now officially closed. See you all at the Vous.


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Does your out-of-state Tug need a AIS Prevention Permit?? by Randy Wickers 05/16/18 12:06 pm
A few Tugger’s operating in The Puget. Sound and Salish Sea May need to obtain AIS Prevention permits.

New for 2018 – Washington State Aquatic Invasive Species Permit for Out-of-State Boaters--Who Needs the AIS Prevention Permit?

Operators of recreational vessels not registered in Washington, seaplane operators, and commercial transporters of watercraft are required to purchase an AIS Prevention Permit. Operators should carry the permit on the vessel at all times. Permits can be obtained online or at any Fish and Wildlife license dealer. Online purchased permits are mailed, and you can print a temporary permit which is good for 10 days. Permits are valid for one year from date of activation.

The following are exempt from the required permit:

•Operators of most out-of-state watercraft and floatplanes, as well as commercial transporters of watercraft, are now required to purchase an Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Prevention Permit from the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife (WDFW). The $24 permit ($20 permit + $4 fee) can be purchased online or at any WDFW license sales location throughout the state. Watercraft registered in the State of Washington automatically pay an annual fee as part of their registration and therefore do not need to separately purchase a permit; a valid Washington State registration sticker is proof of payment.

•Vessels registered in Washington (recreational vessels with a valid WA State registration);
•Small watercraft (from Washington or out-of-state) that do not require state or country registration such as canoes and kayaks;
•Watercraft registered as “tenders” to larger boats;
•Vessels registered in Idaho or Oregon, when being used in shared state waters (private recreational unless otherwise registered);
•S. and foreign commercial vessels (with valid commercial marine documentation as a vessel of the U.S. or a foreign country);
•Private and commercial vessels being transported overland by a commercial transporter (a permit is required by the commercial transporter only);
•Military vessels owned by the U.S. government; and
•Vessels owned by any federal, tribal, state, or local government agency or other public entities, and used primarily for governmental purposes.

For more information and the complete article seethe following link: https://waggonerguide.com/washington-state-aquatic-invasive-species-permit-out-of-state-boaters/?utm_source=Waggoner+News&utm_campaign=26bbda0322-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_05_16&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_ef6b3dfd1a-26bbda0322-188300005 or the

https://wdfw.wa.gov/licensing/ais_prevention website


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Registration for the 2018 Rendezvous Closes Saturday, May 19 by Mike Brown 05/13/18 7:41 am
PaNNTOA members: Please be aware that registration for the 2018 Rendezvous closes Saturday May 19th.


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Get Your Bidding Cards Ready! by Mike Brown 04/26/18 8:54 am
Nordic Tuggers get your bidding cards ready for an original, one of a kind, Nordic Tug Factory row boat, complete with oars; Nordic Tug Blue Striping, and Raised Nordic Logos for hull or stern placement.


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Highlights on Two of our Speakers ! by Sam Stone 04/02/18 9:21 am
In case you didn't get the email, we wanted to let you know the schedule for the 2018 Panntoa Rendezvous is posted on our site and we wanted to highlight just two of our key speakers!

Our opening speaker is Marlene Kleven, RN, MN who will be discussing accidents and medical emergencies, both in and outside of US waters. Marlene and our Commodore have first hand knowledge in this area. Fortunately for Greg, Marlene is a nurse!

Also the 2018 Rendezvous Chair and 2018 Commodore, Greg Kleven wanted to share more information about Mike Beemer, who is another key speaker at the vous.

Michael is a Marine Technology instructor at the Northwest Career and Technical Academy in Anacortes, WA. He has been instrumental in developing the marine programs for the Academy that bridge both the high school/college programs with the industry needs. In the cruising community, Michael is well known as “The Boat Doctor” who can diagnose and fix almost anything on a vessel. Michael is the lead instructor for Skagit Valley College in the marine systems program, including ABYC certification courses. He grew up as the son of a master mechanic. This experience included learning all things mechanical including motorcycles, automobiles, and boats.
He has operated his own successful boat repair businesses, lead flotillas to Alaska and Desolation Sound, and presents at many venues included the inside passage seminar and the Seattle Boat Show. Michael has presented programs such as Keeping Your Diesel Alive and maintenance courses covering water-making systems, gensets, steering and control systems, marine electrical systems, boat freshwater and gray water plumbing, and freshwater pump systems. Mike’s specialty is the new technology systems now coming on-line for boats in batteries, solar, power generation, water systems and propulsion. When not teaching, in the summers, you can find he, and his wife, cruising the inside passage on their beautiful motor-sailor S/V Black Pearl.

Mike will talk about some new technologies and changes in that are happening. Highlighting some of the opportunities boat owners have. He also will talk about must haves and a few simple things you can do to make your experience on the water safer, more relaxing, and enjoyable. A tour will be given at the Marine Technology Center, followed by a Q & A session.

Here's what Passage Maker says about Mike:
“Mike has developed, and runs, some of the very best marine systems courses available anywhere in the country,” “He is also a long-time boat owner with a great deal of hands-on experience, and as such brings a strong practical element to the academic courses."


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2018 PaNNTOA Rendezvous by Sam Stone 03/04/18 11:57 am
It’s that time again! This year we are past both the Vancouver and Seattle Boat Shows, and it’s time to start planning for summer cruising. And that means our minds go to the 2018 PaNNTOA Rendezvous. The Vous will be held in Anacortes, at Cap Sante Marina again this year, starting the afternoon of Thursday, May 30th through Sunday, June3rd.

We’ve already have secured a couple of speakers, and some of our favorites are coming back!

If you haven’t met or heard of him, Mike Beemer, from the Marine Maintenance Technology facility of Skagit Valley College will be with us Friday afternoon. We will be going to his facility, right next to the SeaFarer’s Building and have an opportunity to talk, touch & feel engines. To read more about Mike http://www.mountvernonchamber.com/news/ ... y-program/

Jeff Gleckler is also coming back to share his thoughts on “Anchoring Unraveled”. And as always, Nordic Yachts NW will provide first mate training, including docking, rope typing, etc.

Another favorite from a couple of years ago is Captain Linda Lewis, who will be offering BOTH a lecture on “Man Overboard” as well as actual training with a person in the water for recovery on Saturday. I wonder who will volunteer for that position?

We’ll keep you updated with the agenda and other details on the Panntoa website, so keep looking, as we get closer to the date!

Registration officially starts and will be available on (or before) Saturday, April 15th. Remember you have to be a PANNTOA member to attend, so renew your membership now or signup again or even for the 1st time. It’s only $30 a year.

Want to attend, but can’t bring your NT? No problem, we’ve got you covered! Just make sure to make hotel/motel reservations asap as this is the same weekend as the Anacortes Waterfront Festival and the town will be busy!


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2018 PaNNTOA Rendezvous by Sam Stone 12/13/17 4:02 pm
It’s that time again, when the Vancouver and Seattle Boat Shows are in sight, that our minds go to the PANNTOA Rendezvous. The Vous will be held in Anacortes, at Cap Sante Marina starting the afternoon of Thursday, May 30th through Sunday, June3rd.

We’ve already have secured a couple of speakers, and some of our favorites are coming back!

If you haven’t met or heard of him, Mike Beemer, from the Marine Maintenance Technology facility of Skagit Valley College will be with us Friday afternoon. We will be going to his facility, right next to the SeaFarer’s Building and have an opportunity to talk, touch & feel engines. To read more about Mike http://www.mountvernonchamber.com/news/ ... y-program/

A favorite coming back is Jeff Gleckler, to share his thoughts on “Anchoring Unraveled”. And as always, Yachts NW will provide first mate training, docking, rope typing, etc.

Another favorite from a couple of years ago is Captain Linda Lewis, who will be offering BOTH a lecture on “Man Overboard” as well as actual training with a person in the water for recovery on Saturday. I wonder who will volunteer for that position?

We will keep you updated here, so keep looking as we get closer to the date!


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Lighted Boat Parades and Giving Opportunities by Randy Wickers 11/28/17 9:13 am
LOCATION Date Time Contact/More Info
Anacortes No Data Available from my Google Search
Morro Bay Dec 2 6:00--7:00 Registration Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/morro-bay- ... 9465095162

Gig Harbor: Dec 9 5:00 – 7:00 http://www.gigharborguide.com/event/lig ... at-parade/

La Conner: Dec 9 6:00--7:00 http://members.lovelaconner.com/events/ ... arade-4245

Lake Union: Dec 15 7:00—9:30 www.SeattleTimes.com/ffn $25 suggested donation for Seattle Times Fund for the Needy Registration: https://www.argosycruises.com/christmas ... ion_Nov_17)&mc_cid=a7cada5b06&mc_eid=%5bUNIQID%5d

Bremerton: Dec 15-16 6:00—9:30 Two Nights: http://bremertonyachtclub.org/events/lightedships/17/

Poulsbo: Dec 17 5:00 – 7:00 http://www.visitpoulsbo.com/event/lighted-boat-para/

Tacoma: Dec 19 6:00—9:00 Registration required: http://www.tacomayachtclub.org/PublicEv ... vents.aspx


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PaNNTOA Board Members for 2017-2018
  • Commodore - Greg Kleven
  • Rear Commodore - Doug Ford
  • Treasurer - Steve Pellegrin
  • Secretary/Rendezvous - Lindsey Ford
  • Director Communications - Sam Stone
  • Membership - Randy Wickers

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