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Schedule released for boatbuilding training courses

ProBoat E-Training released its list of online courses for the spring.

They are designed for professional boatbuilders to enhance their skills, or those of their employees, in boatbuilding, design, repair, marine surveying, marina and boatyard operation and business management. Each course is presented by marine professionals who work in the industry.

Some spring classes include:

Rhino for Marine Designers

Intro to Marine Electrical Systems, Part One

Intro to Marine Electrical Systems, Part Two

Designing Yacht Interiors (Introduction)

Color-Matching Gelcoat

Load Capacity and Flotation

Propeller Selection for Boats and Small Ships

The Marine Survey Report

The Marine Survey Report Practicum

Tech for Trainers

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