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15 Aug 2013
Adventures,misadventures,ICE, invasive sealife, Jimmy Cornell seminars
Some quite quirky stories – about the shipwrecked sailor who saved the Jack Russell and forgot the wife, and about the family that escaped America by sailing boat and got hopelessly lost in the Pacific Ocean for months...
If you are SEEKING adventure, the Russian North East Passage is beckoning – read why; if you have a yacht in Europe and just don't know where to base it, there's a solution offered: and you have to ask what a two-year-old Hylas 70 was doing with such bad navigation advice that they tried to sail over rocks four feet below when they drew seven feet.
North East Passage - a top adventure .. .
On a more practical level, ICE (no not the Amphetamine) is featured this week. It might turn out to be expensive for the cruising sailor, but as time passes these new innovations tend to become more and more affordable. Worth also reading is the article on the new Gen 2 furler.
Then there's Neil Langford sharing his experiences in how to cope with the invasions of sealife in tropical waters, and John Jamieson with more 'heavy weather' strategies.
Finally, if you're anywhere within reach of that sailing-mad city of Annapolis, you'll definitely want to know about Jimmy Cornell's latest two-day seminar series.
Seminars by Jimmy Cornell and others .. .
Much more too, so browse down the headlines to see what grabs your interest.
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