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Sailing! Learn to Sail: Basic Coastal Cruising; Lessons for the ASA 103 Exam
19 lessons Over 9 Hours of Instruction in 2 volumes This link will take you to the location of Vol 1 in iTunes

In this episode I discuss the upcoming itinerary for sailing in Greece and Turkey for the summer of 2015. I give a little description of my planned locations and route, starting out in Kusadasi Turkey and ending up in Bodrum Turkey via a cruise through some Greek Islands. I then move on to the main part of this podcast which is a description of sailing around the Greek island of Samos.

I may have an opening for a guest on this summer’s trip if you want to be considered as one of my guess please drop me an e-mail tell me a little bit about yourself.

Also if you have comments or thoughts on the podcast or would like to be featured as a guest in the podcast please drop me a note by using the contact form.

If you enjoy the podcast please go and they iTunes directory and write a positive review, I would greatly appreciate it.

If you are listener and if you are interested in reviewing my audio lessons for the ASA 103 examination and writing a review for in iTunes and Amazon. Drop me an e-mail and I’ll get you a code and link to download it. I will allow up to 30 reviews for this series of lessons.

If you have suggestions for future episodes please contact me by using the contact form.

One of my listeners Ron in New Jersey has allowed me to share some of his photos from Hurricane Sandy. That’s Ron’s boat in his back yard!

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His neighbors catamaran

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In this episode I share with the listeners a sample of my work in progress for the “Sailing! Learn to Sail Lessons for the ASA 104″this lesson deals with what tools and spare parts should be carried on a sailboat. I also talk about the upcoming summer trip starting out in Kusadasi Turkey sailing over to Samos Greece and I I have not yet determined the remaining ports of call.

I answer a couple questions from listeners and discuss other possibilities of engine overheating in a Yanmar 3GM30F engine that were is brought to my attention by Shellie at Advanced Marine Diesel in Newport Beach CA

I may have an opening for a guest on this summer’s trip if you want to be considered as one of my guess please drop me an e-mail tell me a little bit about yourself.

If you are listener and if you are interested in reviewing my audio lessons for the ASA 103 examination and writing a review for in iTunes and Amazon. Drop me an e-mail and I’ll get you a code and link to download it. I will allow up to 30 reviews for this series of lessons.

If you have suggestions for future episodes please contact me by using the contact form.

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©2015 Franz Amussen all rights reserved
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Sailing! Learn to Sail: Basic Coastal Cruising; Lessons for the ASA 103 Exam
19 lessons Over 9 Hours of Instruction

$19.99

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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.

If you have suggestions for future episodes please contact me by using the contact form.


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!

Sailing in the Mediterranean Episode 46 Teddy Jennings with sailloot.com

January 15, 2015
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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 in the Mediterranean Episode 45 Bud Elam on feeding a sailboat crew

January 8, 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 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 […]

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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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