Vern Redecker

by Vern on August 19, 2011


Vern Redecker, JN

Vern brings deep experience to the Squadron’s Weather and Marine Electronics courses. He  learned to sail in college, and bought a sailboat in 1986.  He has been teaching  the Weather class for almost 20 years.


He jokes that initially his qualification for teaching weather was  “that  I had passed the course. But then I realized I  was increasingly interested in the subject, and aware that improvements to the course were needed to adequately describe weather conditions and events in our boating area.  As a result, my course presentation is updated frequently to discuss local conditions and situations a skipper should be prepared for.”


A retired engineer with a background in Electrical and Software Engineering, he has held several key leadership positions within the Bellevue Sail and Power Squadron.


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