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World Cruising Training

Bluewater Cruisers Question Time - London 2015

The Bluewater Cruisers' Question Time is for anyone interested in sailing off across the oceans, whether you're planning for the future or almost ready to set-sail. This session helps to dispel myths and answer key questions about preparing your boat and crew for bluewater cruising.

Saturday 10 January, 2015 from 09:00 - 11:00


Ocean Sailing Forum - Toronto

If you are planning to cruise offshore this year or in the future, then the Ocean Sailing Forum is the perfect opportunity to expand your knowledge and learn some top tips from the 'experts'.

In association with the Toronto Boat Show.

Sunday January 11, 2015 from 10:30 - 12:30


Celestial Navigation Workshop - Annapolis MD, USA

Join World Cruising Club USA's Andy Schell in January 2015 for a weekend of sailing history and celestial navigation.

Annapolis MD - January 16-18, 2015

Fri, Jan 16, 2015 5:30pm
Sun, Jan 18, 2015 3:30pm


Training Courses for Bluewater Cruisers

Hamble School of Yachting offer rally participants exclusive training dates and discounted prices for the ISAF Offshore Safety course, RYA Sea Survival and RYA First Aid courses.  These are highly recommended for any skippers and crew going offshore, and especially for anyone participating in or considering the ARC, ARC Portugal and World ARC.

Ocean Cruising Seminar: Guildford, UK: 6-8 March 2015

The three day Ocean Cruising Seminar will take place from 1.15pm on Friday through to 3pm on Sunday. It covers in depth, a variety of subjects associated with the planning and preparation required for an Atlantic Circuit or round the world voyage. Lecturers have been chosen for their wealth of knowledge in their specialist fields. Special emphasis will be on the ARC and World ARC and what to expect in terms of weather and equipment issues. A number of the lecturers have sailed in the rallies and will draw on their experience from their participation in the event.

Ocean Cruising Seminar
When: 6-8 March, 2015
Where: Holiday Inn, Guildford, UK


Ocean Sailing Seminar: Annapolis MD, USA, March 21-22, 2015

Based in the US or Canada and interested in offshore passage making?
Join the two day Ocean Sailing Seminar, supported by SAIL magazine, in Annapolis MD on March 21-22, 2015
The full program covers all aspects of preparing to go ocean sailing, and is lead by experts, industry professionals and experienced cruisers.

We've organised a complete package of accommodation and meals at a quality hotel, so you can relax, talk to fellow participants and get the most out of the weekend.

Ocean Sailing Seminar
When: March 21-22, 2014
Where: O'Callaghan Hotel, Annapolis MD

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Ocean Sailing Forum 2014 - Pod-cast Part 1

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Ocean Sailing Forum 2014 - Pod-cast Part 2

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Safety Equipment Requirements

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Video Training Library

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Communications Equipment

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Learn about ocean weather with Chris Tibbs

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What is it like to do a sea survival course

Sea Safety TrainingWe joined Hamble School of Yachting for three days of training, covering the RYA/ISAF Offshore Safety, RYA Sea Survival and RYA
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