Pacific Sail & Power Boat Show

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Offshore Cruising Seminar

Date: Saturday, April 8, 2017

Time: 8:30am - 5:30pm

Location: Craneway Seminar Pavilion

Cost: $139 / $249 couple

Speaker: John & Amanda Neal and Nigel Calder

Self-sufficiency and preparation for your cruising adventures, whether to Mexico, the South Pacific or worldwide are the focus of this intensive eight-hour seminar. Technical guru and author Nigel Calder joins John & Amanda Neal for 18 dynamic topics illustrated with PowerPoint presentations and documented in included 260-page Offshore Cruising Companion. In-depth topics include: Selecting and Outfitting a Boat for Offshore Cruising, Diesel Engine Overview, Storm Survival Tactics, Rigging & Sails, Communications, Anchoring, Piracy & Security, Managing Your Escape, Cost of Cruising and Best Worldwide Cruising Areas. This is the 164th Offshore Cruising Seminar John and Amanda have presented to 12,000 sailors since 1976. Visit http://www.mahina.com/seminar.html for the list of topics and schedule.  Please arrive at 8:15 a.m.

Seminar Speaker

John & Amanda Neal and Nigel Calder

John Neal’s 350,000 ocean miles over 43 years include 27 years of conducting 181 worldwide sail-training expeditions aboard Mahina Tiare, a Hallberg-Rassy 46 detailed on www.mahina.com. He is author, co-author or contributing author of 16 books. John and his wife Amanda annually spend six months at sea, sailing 10,000 miles. Their seminars incorporate the latest….

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