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Sailing! Learn to Sail: Basic Keelboat Certification: Lessons for the ASA 101
17 lessons Over 8 Hours of Instruction
$29.99

I answer a couple of questions about the licensing requirements for sailing a boat and then another question relating to the finances and investments of a sailor. I then talk about the island of Milos in my limited experience visiting this island. And finally I post some observations from the field that I recorded when I was in the town of Mandalay by the river in Myanmar.

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I start out reviewing some letters sent to me by listeners and then I have a 20 min. segment on my overland travel from Bangkok
Thailand to Siam Reap Cambodia and then we move on to the main content of this podcast which is a sample lesson from the ASA 101
audio lessons for the Basic Keelboat Certification. This is the lesson that covers anchoring.

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Distant Shores Valentine Special on DVD Super Pack

I just wanted to let you know that we are running a Valentine Special on the Distant Shores Super Pack this week through to midnight PST on Saturday February 14th. During the Special, anyone purchasing the Super Pack will receive two bonus gifts:
1) all 123 half-hour episodes of Distant Shores as downloadable versions as well as the DVDs. They will receive the promo code automatically when they order so can start watching instantly.
2) a downloadable version of “Let’s Go Cruising – Anchoring”, the first in a new series of how-to videos we are producing demonstrating skills and techniques in a variety of weather conditions, such as anchoring in a mangrove during Tropical Storm Chantal, as well as many beautiful locations around the world.

This is a $377 US value for $149 US.

Sailing DVDs

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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
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$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

Sailing in the Mediterranean Episode 44 Distant Shores 1

January 5, 2015
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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 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 […]

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Sailing in the Mediterranean Episode 43 Spike Hampson 4

January 4, 2015
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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 […]

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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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