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NWMA Weekly Speaks to Greenhorns

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NWMA Weekly Starts New Series on Tips for Greenhorns The Northwest Maritime Academy is all about helping launch careers in the Merchant Marine. From training courses to weekly podcasts chock-full of good information every seaman needs to know, the academy makes it easy sailing for greenhorns starting out in the …

Deck Tools for Every Deckhand

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NWMA Weekly Podcast Episode 15: Handy Tools Needed on Deck From standard folding to fixed-blade straight and serrated knives, Capt. Benjamin Garman goes over the deck tools every deckhand should have in his or her tool belt in his latest NWMA Weekly podcast. Watch below as Capt. Ben, Northwest Maritime …

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Podcast Covers Cold Water Rescue

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Watch Episode 11 of NWMA Weekly:  Cold Water Rescue Capt. Benjamin Garman, of the Northwest Maritime Academy (left), and Chance Busey, videographer and assistant marketing director at Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard, discuss a topic of particular importance to boaters in chilly Pacific Northwest waters. Watch their latest podcast below …

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Tips for Cold-Water Shock

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Cold Water Immersion Safety Tips from the U.S. Coast Guard Be prepared! Cold-water shock immersion is a fight for survival In this week’s episode of their “NWMA Weekly” podcast, Capt. Benjamin Garman and Chance Busey of Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard discuss the dangers of cold-water shock. Cold-water shock is …

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Podcast Explains Tonnage & Captain’s Licenses

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Watch Now:  “NWMA Weekly” Episode 9 – Tonnage On their latest “NWMA Weekly” podcast, Capt. Benjamin Garman and Chance Busey talked about the various captain’s licenses available for a merchant mariner. From the smallest, OUPV 6-pack, to Unlimited, captain’s licenses are all based on vessel tonnage. Most captains start by …

NWMA Kicks off Weekly Podcasts

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NWMA Weekly Podcasts Offer Great Info on Northwest Maritime Academy You’ve heard of the popular TED Talks on various topics of interest. Well, now the Northwest Maritime Academy is launching its own “Ben talks” of sorts. Capt. Benjamin Garman, administrator of the Northwest Maritime Academy, has started weekly podcasts called “NWMA …