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World Cruising Training

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


HISWA Forum 2015

Blue Water Cruising Forum op HISWA 2015

Tijdens het 3e Blue Water Cruising Forum laat een panel van ervaringsdeskundigen de deelnemers, die een lange zeilreis willen maken, delen in hun kennis van het langeafstandszeilen en proberen we antwoorden te geven op de kernvragen die u bezighouden. Dit jaar verzorgt Zilt Magazine daarna een speciale Blue Water Meteo Clinic.

Zondag 15 maart 2015 van 11:00 uur tot 17:00 uur

Deelname gratis mits vooraf geregistreerd


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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ARC Langtur Camp Dronningen 2015

ARC Langtur Camp arrangeres for seilere som har / planlegger / drømmer om å reise på Langtur med egen seilbåt og være best mulig forberedt. Arrangementet er spesielt rettet mot seilere som planlegger å delta i ARC eller World ARC rally, men alle seilere er hjertelig velkommen. ARC Langtur Camp arrangeres sammen med Kongelig Norsk Seilforening.

KNS Gjestehavn - Dronningen Lørdag 2 Mai / Søndag 3 Mai

Fredag 1 Mai, Sailor's bar, KNS


ARC DelMarVa Offshore Seminar 2015

Join Andy Schell and other industry experts to learn about sailing ARC DelMarVa route, planning and navigation for offshore.

Topics include:

  • Fuel Capacity & Planning
  • Safety Equipment Offshore
  • Watchkeeping Rotations
  • Night Sailing
  • Weather Patterns & Forecasting

Saturday April 25th, 9am - 5pm, Annapolis, MD

Free for ARC DelMarVa participants. 
$95 per person for others.


Ocean Sailing Forum: Southampton, 12 September 2015

Join this popular two hour panel discussion to find out about preparing for an offshore passage or Atlantic crossing. Panelists include industry experts and experienced cruisers to bring you a range of opinion and experience.

Ocean Sailing Forum
When: 10:00 12:00 Saturday 12 September

Where: Harbour Lights Picturehouse, Ocean Village, Southampton

Tickets only £15 per person, and includes free Southampton Boat Show ticket and copy of Yachting World magazine.

Ocean Sailing Forum: Annapolis MD - October 10, 2015

Learn from the Cruising Experts at the Ocean Sailing Forum Saturday October 10, 2015. Representatives from World Cruising Club and SAIL will join with a panel of experts to discuss the preparation required for ocean sailing, with special emphasis on the Caribbean 1500 and what to expect in terms of weather and equipment issues

Saturday October 10, 2015 from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT

O'Callaghan Annapolis Hotel

174 West Street, Annapolis, MD 21041

Cost: $20 , includes breakfast, a US Sailboat Show entry ticket, and a copy of SAIL magazine



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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