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Jimmy Cornell’s Long Distance Cruising Seminar – Part 2

by Jax 24th Mar 2014 - liked

As billed, the geek and the girl took part this weekend in Jimmy Cornell’s long distance cruising seminar at the Cruising Association in London.
Long Distance Cruising SeminarLeft to right (facing): Doina Cornell, Kathy Parsons, Gwenda Cornell, Germaine Beiser*, the girl, Jimmy Cornell.

As well as Jimmy’s insights into world weather systems, principal sailing routes and other tips and tales too numerous to mention, there were some really interesting and informative presentations on aspects of blue water sailing such as offshore weather forecasting, offshore routines and medical emergencies at sea, given by some vastly experienced professionals.

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Jimmy Cornell’s Long Distance Cruising Seminar

by Jax 19th Jan 2014 - Events

The Geek and the Girl have been asked by Grand Large Yachting & Allures to participate in Jimmy Cornell’s seminar on long distance cruising which is taking place at the Cruising Association in London on March 22nd and 23rd.

The Geek and the Girl

Jimmy Cornell will be giving presentations on planning and preparations and there will also be talks from many experts on medical emergencies, weather, communications and downwind sails… We will be talking about long distance voyaging on a modern monohull with the geek focussing on technology and systems and the girl on the practicalities of making it comfortable and civilised.

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