We never stop learning – especially on boats! That’s why we have created Cast Off with Confidence Video Podcasts.
As a circumnavigator and maritime trainer I chat to a variety of sailors – boaties – yachties… people who love anything boating. We find out what makes people on water tick and how they get going and make it work – from personal skills, juggling other aspects of life, to making it work financially.
The achievements are big, whether they are making their cruising life a success or simply navigating their way through the troughs and peaks of everyday life.
Special Guest: JEANNE SOCRATES (Part 2)
This is PART TWO OF THREE
Jeanne Socrates talks about her setup on board, changing an injector underway, and preparing for single-handing passages.
She’s been upside-down fixing autopilot and plans for all emergencies. She asks the pertinent questions in her preparation, “When we turn upside down, what’s going to happen.” And, “Can you take charge of your vessel if something happens to your partner?”
With manuals for everything, she’s ready for everything, but was she ready to lose her boat… her soulmate?
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Special Guest: JEANNE SOCRATES Part one.
Jeanne shares some of her achievements and the story of her Australian heritage. She chats about how it all began. She also shares some great docking tips and funny docking experiences. What were Jeanne’s big learning curves? Listen and find out. If you prefer to listen, click here.
Special Guest: LISA BLAIR – HURTLING AROUND ANTARCTICA – PART TWO
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Special Guest: LISA BLAIR – HURTLING AROUND ANTARCTICA – PART ONE
We chat with Lisa as she hurtles around Antarctica setting a new record. She’s approaching Cape Horn… find out how she is coping and preparing for three forthcoming storms, and icebergs! If you prefer to listen only, please click here.
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Special guest: Liesbet Collaert: We catch up with Liesbest in Massachusets as she is about to head off in a camper van! Sailing was her dream and she has visited places most people only dream of. Off the beaten track, Liesbet sails with her new husband as she fulfills her dream of being a world citizen. There’s no luck here, just hard graft and a dream that she grasped and clung to!
AUDIO PODCAST :
Special guest: Traci Ayris: In the next episode of Cast Off With Confidence, I chat with Traci Aryis fulfilling her dream on board her sailboat Vellamo. Traci has many extraordinary achievements. Two decades ago she set a goal to sail on each of the Seven Seas. Only one, the Arctic Ocean, remains to be tackled. When she’s not working you’ll most likely find her on a yacht somewhere, following her Bluewater Gypsy dreams – as we do right now – join us in a fun conversation and learn some great tips on how to get going with cruising and survive it! You can watch the podcast video here. More details about Traci and her cruising life here or FaceBook Page SV Vellamo here.
Special guest: Ivan Signorelli: In the next video podcast episode, Cast Off With Confidence, I chat with Ivan Signorelli from Ocean Boardroom. Ivan has vast boating experience which includes over 30,000 miles logged, RYA instructor qualifications, Sea Survival, Fire Fighting, Radio, Diesel, as well as a few Sydney to Hobart races. Find out more here, Ivan reveals some sage advice for cruisers (audio or video).
Special Guest: Viki Moore
Tune into our chat. Viki chats about her sailing experience, challenges, plans, and her international altruistic actions (audio or video).
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