SSCA SSU FREE Webinar--SSCA Cruising Station Host Series: Caribbean & Atlantic UPDATE During COVID-19
Full recording of webinar presented on September 10, 2020 by Joan Conover, SSCA Cruising Station Host. Join SSCA for a free, interactive session with our Seven Seas Cruising Station Hosts (CSH) of the Caribbean as well as Canary Islands. This is the second of a series of informational webinars to help our cruising audience determine the on-the-ground situation in various areas they plan to visit now or in the future.
Jose Mendez (Marina Pescarderia, Puerto Rico)
Jose was instrumental in assisting vessels coming home from the VIs in May and April, worked with Puerto Rico authorities, assisted vessels in transit, provided key information to Noonsite as the pandemic spread. See his extensive resume in the Zoom invitation.
Agustin Martin (Canary Islands/Regional SSCA CS Host for Europe)
Agustin is the SSCA Regional Host/Europe and for Canary Islands/Las Palmas. Visiting cruisers know to contact him for a warm welcome to the Canary Islands as well as the support he provides to the yachting community. Agustin is the 2019 SSCA Cruising Host of the Year, being awarded the Bateman CSH Award in November 2019 in St. Augustine, Florida at the SSCA GAM. A professional on maritime issues, he is certainly qualified to discuss the COVID situation there in the Canaries in reference to cruising and other locations. A major resource for all of us! SSCA appreciates the efforts he has made for years to help others.
Russ Goedjen (Owner/Manager Shelter Bay Marina Panama @Shelter Bay Marina,Panama)
Founding member of the Pedro Miguel Boat Club in the 1987 Panama Canal reorganization, Pedro Miguel became one of the premier stops for cruisers for the next 20 years. Russ has been a Sailor and delivery Captain for 50 years. He's also the founding member of the South Pacifica Sailing Association, founder of the Yachts and Marinas Committee of the Panamanian Maritime Chamber of Commerce, founder and part owner of Shelter Bay Marina in Limon Bay Panama, and founder of Care Free Boat Club of Panama. Russ has 22 years of Naval service and serves as SSCA CSH Host of Panama.
As this series continues, it will include various timezone CHS around the world, in the Atlantic Islands, Pacific/Asia Eastern/Western Caribbean, Africa and South America. Please join us!