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Jul 3, 2018

Storms, breaking seas, shrieking rigging, it seems every new sailor fears their first encounter with heavy winds. But it is not just new sailors who experience these fears.

Join Lin Pardey as she relates this story of her first winter passage. Learn how, in spite of several decades of voyaging, she too fell prey to fear and had to build confidence in her ability to handle heavy weather.

Links -- both are books by Lin

Storm Tactics Handbook: (note from Carolyn: this is an excellent book and the one that convinced me we could be safe sailing offshore)

Cost Conscious Cruiser (this story is an excerpt from this book):

Pardey Offshore Sailing Video Series

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Music: “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig