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Storm Survival Tactics

Date: Friday, April 7, 2017

Time: 4:45pm - 5:45pm

Location: Craneway Seminar Pavilion

Cost: Free

Speaker: John Neal & Amanda Swan Neal

Based on their combined 658,000 ocean miles and decades of high-latitude experience, John and Amanda Neal highlight the essence of storm avoidance including latest weather resources.  When avoidance is no longer an option, survival becomes critical and ten specific tactics are highlighted including some radical new techniques that keep both crew and boat safe.  A concise 25-page text is available illustrating and detailing this seminar.


Seminar Speaker

John Neal & Amanda Swan Neal

John Neal’s 350,000 offshore miles include six Cape Horn roundings plus voyages to Antarctica and Spitsbergen.  Since 1976, John’s passion has been sharing his knowledge of ocean cruising through 175 sail-training expeditions worldwide aboard Mahina Tiare III, a Hallberg-Rassy 46 detailed on  Amanda Swan Neal completed the Whitbread race as rigger aboard Maiden, and….

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