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Jul 17, 2018

Setting off on your first ocean passage can be daunting. For the first timer it is hard to dismiss the sea stories you read online or in sailing magazines - storms, dismastings, all the things that could possibly go wrong when you are far from land. To help you put these fears into a proper perspective, Lin Pardey interviewed 11 voyagers who had just crossed the South Pacific Oceans to learn what worried them most, and what they actually found “out there”.


Capable Cruiser:

Storm Tactics:

Rainman Watermakers:

Monitor Windvane:

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Music: “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig