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Sailing! Learn to Sail: Basic Coastal Cruising: Lessons for the ASA 103
19 lessons Over 9 Hours of Instruction

$19.99

In this episode I interview Andy Schell with 59-north.com He has another great podcast on sailing that I enjoy so perhaps you
will as well!

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Sailing! Learn to Sail: Basic Keelboat Certification
Lessons for the ASA 101 exam

$29.99
In this episode I interview Teddy Jennings with sailloot.com He has set up his site to help all the dreamers make cruising a
reality by looking at different methods for making money while sailing.

 

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Sailing! Learn to Sail: Basic Coastal Cruising: Lessons for the ASA 103
19 lessons Over 9 Hours of Instruction
$19.99

In this episode I interview my close friend Bud Elam who has sailed on several Transpac races from California to Hawaii. Bud has
been the chef in charge of feeding the crew and we discuss his approach to provisioning for a long race.

This is actually an episode lesson number two from my forthcoming Sailing! Learn to Sail lessons for Basic Bareboat Cruising ASA
104

But I thought I would share it with my listeners possibly as a teaser for those it might be interested in the full lesson series
when it becomes available.

Here is a link to Dan Culpeppers facebook page for his Atlantic crossing preparations https://www.facebook.com/pages/HELDELEINE/330483443800607

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This is the first episode of what is most likely to become a multiple part episode with Paul and Sheryl Shard

Paul and Sheryl Shard
Bestselling authors and award-winning filmmakers, Paul and Sheryl Shard, are known to worldwide viewing audiences as the fun-loving and adventurous hosts of the Distant Shores sailing adventure TV series which airs across Canada on Cottage Life Channel as well as in the USA on AWE TV.

In this episode we just start their journey into the Mediterranean with their crossing of the Atlantic their wintering in Gibraltar and then a quick trip to the Balearic islands and then back to the Azores.

They will be presenting at the Toronto Boat Show here are links

http://www.torontoboatshow.com/education/seminar-speakers/

http://www.distantshores.ca/aboutus/seminars/index.html

Here is some more information on Paul anbd Sheryl Shard:

Paul and Sheryl Shard – Presenters, Distant Shores TV series 2014

Bestselling authors and award-winning filmmakers, Paul and Sheryl Shard, are known to worldwide viewing audiences as the fun-loving and adventurous hosts of the Distant Shores sailing adventure TV series which airs across Canada on Cottage Life Channel as well as in the USA on AWE TV.

Both Canadians, the Shards grew up on the shores of the Great Lakes in Mississauga, Canada, and as schoolmates shared a love of the water and boats, outdoor adventure, photography and drama. Paul’s first ever photography assignment was to document the high school play in which Sheryl played the lead role of Antigone. The rest is history…

In 1982, they both graduated from York University in Toronto, Sheryl with a Fine Arts degree in Theatre and Paul with a B.A. in Computer Science. Before their marriage in 1985, they worked in their respective fields gradually building their stage, film and camera credits while stashing their savings to fulfill a shared dream of building a boat and documenting their adventures sailing to foreign lands.

After 6,000 hours of combined work the couple built their first boat, a Classic 37 sailboat which they named “Two-Step”(the Shards love to dance). They launched her in Lake Ontario in 1988 and in 1989 set sail on their first international voyage travelling south to the Bahamas, across the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean, then on to Madeira, Canary Islands and Brazil, returning home via the Caribbean. The experiences of this epic voyage, which included underwater encounters with sperm whales and sharks, became a one-hour documentary, Call of the Ocean, which aired on Discovery Channel in 1994 and launched their television careers.

Following that, the Shards co-produced the 17-episode series, Exploring Under Sail, with Canadian director, Peter Rowe (Angry Planet). Their latest series, Distant Shores, now 124 episodes and still growing, brought them back across the Atlantic Ocean to further explore countries of the Mediterranean aboard Two-Step. In 2007 “Two-Step” went into retirement and Paul and Sheryl moved aboard a new Southerly 42 sailboat which they named “Distant Shores”. The boat was built in England and the Shards sailed from there to Madeira and the Canary Islands, then made a transatlantic crossing (their 4th) from the Canary Islands to the Caribbean where they filmed season 5 and 6 of the series exploring the islands of the Caribbean, Bahamas, the eastern coast of the USA and the Great Lakes.

In 2010 they sailed from England to countries of the Baltic Sea for Season 7 this time aboard their new Southerly 49, Distant Shores II. Season 8 includes a journey from England to Ireland, Scotland, Norway and Brittany France. Season 9 includes crossing France by the small canals, and on to Morocco before crossing the Atlantic with the ARC and more Caribbean adventures.

They are currently filming Season 10 featuring more top cruising destinations in the Bahamas and Caribbean.

The Shards have won two WorldFest Film and Video Production Awards for Best Sailing and Water Sport Documentary and the Distant Shores series now airs weekly in over 200 territories in 24 languages on Travel Channel, AWE TV, and Sailing Channel. Early seasons aired in Canada on Women’s Network and Canadian Learning Television, Travel and Escape and now airs on Cottage Life Channel.

The Shards also inform and entertain travellers through writing. They are the authors of the best-selling book, Sail Away! A Guide to Outfitting and Provisioning for Cruising, currently being updated to a third edition; they have an award-winning web site and blog on www.distantshores.ca, and are contributing writers for Canadian Yachting (columnists since 1994), Cruising World, SAIL, Sailing, Cruising Outpost, DIY Boat Owner, Practical Boat Owner and Blue Water Sailing magazines.

Paul and Sheryl have now travelled to over 60 countries and colonies around the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean, Mediterranean, North and Baltic Seas; have sailed more than 90,000 nautical miles and have crossed the Atlantic Ocean 5 times.

 

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Sailing! Learn to Sail: Basic Coastal Cruising: Lessons for the ASA 103
19 lessons Over 9 Hours of Instruction
$19.99

This is a continuation of the interview I recently had with Spike Hampson. He takes us from where he left us in the last episode Montréal Canada, out the St. Lawrence Seaway and into the Atlantic where he leaves his vote for the season.

 

Sailing in the Mediterranean Episode 42 Spike Hampson 3

December 28, 2014
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        Sailing! Learn to Sail: Basic Coastal Cruising: Lessons for the ASA 103 19 lessons Over 9 Hours of Instruction $19.99 Introduction Lesson 1: Cruising Sailboat Terminology Lesson 2: Safety Equipment & Procedures Lesson 3 Safe Refueling Procedures, Essential Navigators Tools, Nautical Chart and Symbols, Latitude and Longitude, Depth Soundings, True and […]

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Sailing in the Mediterranean Episode 41 Flotilla Croatia Charter trip with Neil Fletcher

December 16, 2014
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  In this episode I interview Neil Fletcher. Neil learn to sail later in life and in this episode he tells his story of chartering with the Sun sail flotilla in Croatia several years ago. He gives us some good information of anchorages, restaurants, and a good analysis of the service he got from the […]

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Sailing in the Mediterranean Episode 40 How to Sail with me and Siros

December 4, 2014
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In this podcast I start out by answering three different letters from listeners. One of them deals with how to go about sailing with me so I go into that in quite a bit of detail. Then I answer some questions from other listeners. Finally I talk about the Cycladic island of Siros. I always […]

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My Self Steering Windvane Use and Construction

November 25, 2014
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Sailing in the Mediterranean Episode 39 ASA 103 Lesson 6

November 18, 2014
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In this episode I address a couple listener questions and clarifications then I move on to the main body and subject of this episode which is a sample of the ASA 103 series that I’m working on right now. I always appreciate listener comments if you have thoughts or if you would like to be […]

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