Where & When: Eau Gallie Civic Center, 1551 Highland Avenue in Melbourne, Florida. November 10-12, 2017
The Annual Seven Seas Cruising Association Melbourne Gam is scheduled for November 10-12. In days of old, when whaling ships encountered one another in calm seas they would heave to and the crew would line up at the railing to shout news across the water. This was called a gam.
An SSCA Gam is a get-together of members and fellow cruisers, with an emphasis on camaraderie and the sharing of cruising information. The Melbourne Gam is traditionally the largest Gam of the season as it includes a meeting of SSCA members and introduction of new Board Members as well as early cruisers heading south for the season.
Like all SSCA gams, the Melbourne gam is open to non-members, providing cruisers of all abilities the opportunity to meet with those who have extensive experience. This year’s seminars by experienced cruisers will cover cruising in Cuba, the Greek Isles, and a Great Loop around Europe. In addition, discussions about Cruising Your Way, Installing a Water Maker, Clearing-in to various countries are sure to be of interest. Read more.