Lifejacket Check…Bring Yours and Learn



Diane Reid & Jamie Gordon

Lifejacket Check…Bring Yours and Learn

What could possibly happen next time you go out on the water? Will it be a glorious day or will you end up in the water with your lifejacket? You’ve got your safety equipment, but being prepared also means knowing that your lifejacket is going to work when you need it to. Bring your lifejacket to this hands on seminar and learn how to make sure it will work every time, while hearing amazing survival stories from Lake Ontario and around the world. Don’t have a lifejacket? Don’t worry and come along to the talk. This will be fun and you will learn great tips for your next boating adventure.


Jamie’s 50 years of cruising sailing and power boating experience from the Great Lakes, Caribbean, Asia, New Zealand and Mexico certainly lend to his 30 years of instructing boaters. His teachings encompass advanced cruising Sail Canada courses, World Sailing Offshore Personal Survival and a commercial offshore Yachtmaster endorsement. Diane rounds out this dynamic duo with her 40 years of boating experience. As a round the world racing Skipper, commercial ocean Yachtmaster and Sail Canada cruising, racing and navigation instructor, she has seen a lot. From the Southern Atlantic Ocean to the North Sea she has sailed and raced boats from 70 feet fully crewed to just 21 feet solo. Filled with excitement and adventure, these two have experienced it all!

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