Cruising legend, Pam Wall, gives an overview of cruising in the Bahamas on board her beloved S/V Kandarik. Her talk covers preparing a boat for warm water cruising, getting to the Bahamas and, of course, lots of cruising information.
OCC LECTURE MARQUESAS AND TUAMOTUS
‘Marquesas and Tuamotus’ by Ellen Massey Leonard
Ellen Massey Leonard - OCC Lecture Marquesas and Tuamotus
OCC Lockdown Talk #7: ‘Marquesas and Tuamotus’ by Ellen Leonard - Ellen won the OCC’s David Wallis Trophy 2018 for her writing about spending her 20’s sailing around the world and subsequently cruising the Pacific from the Bering Strait to Hawaii. Her blogs and her videos are exquisite as is this presentation.
OCC LECTURE CRUISING IN JAPAN
OCC Port Officer, Kirk Patterson has circumnavigated Japan in 40’ cutter, Silk Purse.
Kirk Patterson - OCC Lecture Cruising in Japan
Kirk Patterson, a 31-year resident of Japan, did a solo Pacific crossing and then spent six years cruising Japan, including the first full circumnavigation of the Japanese archipelago by a foreigner.
OCC LECTURE CHILEAN CANALS’
Kath McNulty and Franco Ferrero in Patagonia
Kath McNulty - OCC Lecture Chilean Canals’
OCC Lockdown Lecture #5: ‘Chilean Canals’ by Kath McNulty - OCC Rose Medal winners and, until very recently, Roving Rear Commodores Kath McNulty and Franco Ferrero tell the story of their Chilean adventures aboard Caramor their Rusler 36
OCC LECTURE EASTER ISLAND
A photographic essay assembled after three visits to Easter Island
Charles Starke - OCC Lecture EASTER ISLAND
Dr Charles L. Starke is a physician and photographer. As ship's doctor on many oceanic voyages, and as captain of his own sailing vessel, he has traveled and photographed many places of the world. The talk demonstrates the archeological masterpieces and the living traditions carried on in a continuum from ancient to modern in the form of the Tapati Festival. The following discussion will focus on the practicalities of sailing and anchoring there.
OCC LECTURE SVALBARD
OCC Lockdown Lecture Svalbard
by Judith Jacobsen Thursday
Judith & Haakon Jacobsen - OCC Lecture Svalbard
Judith is Danish & Haakon is Norwegian and they live in Denmark. They both started sailing as adults. They met on a delivery sail from La Rochelle to Oslo, Norway and bought their first boat together 3 months later. They have owned 3 boats: 9 years in Denmark on an Hallberg Rassy 26’, 7 years in the Med on a Malö 40 (31.5’) and 10 years on Touché, an Island Packet 380.
They have Sailed approximately 22000 nM in Touche but always part time: 3 years in Scotland, 3 years in Norway, 1 season in Scotland & Ireland, 1 year in Atlantic France, then south to Gran Canaria, Crossing the Atlantic in 2018/2019 – The Eastern Caribbean, USA, Cuba, Grand Cayman and Panama. Touché is now in Panama waiting for new adventures.
Future plans (if Covid allows – they had planned to be in Chile around now): Through the Panama Canal, Galapagos, Easter Island, Puerto Montt, Chile and Patagonia. They don’t intend to sail around the world – unless you count as much as we can do ‘vertically’!
A CIRCUMNAVIGATION OF NEW ZEALAND
David and Andrea McKay, s/v Diomedea, take us on a journey around New Zealand in their steel Van De Stadt Tasman 48 built by a Kiwi.
David and Andrea McKay - A Circumnavigation of New Zealand
David and Andrea McKay, s/v Diomedea, take us on a 3,500 mile journey around New Zealand in their steel Van De Stadt Tasman 48 built by a Kiwi. Their voyage took place in 2013-2014.
HIGH AND DRY IN ANTARCTICA
Follow Steve Brown's 36,000 nautical miles voyage over four years with stunning photography and gripping personal narrative
Steve Brown - High and Dry in Antarctica
Steve Brown recounts the story of his adventures in the Southern Ocean and his dragging anchor on Deception Island.
In 2020 Steve won both the OCC's Vasey Vase and the RCC's Tillman Medal for his account of this voyage.