On-Demand course designed for sailors ready to expand their cruising horizons
This On-Demand course is designed for sailors ready to expand their cruising horizons. Explore beyond your home waters or the geographic confines of a bareboat charter, or simply continue a beautiful day’s sailing well past sunset. Perhaps you’d like to participate in an overnight sailing race! Sailing at night saves time and money on coastal passages, and it’s a necessity when sailing offshore.Yet for many sailors, the prospect of sailing at night can be daunting. Ocean passagemakers and coastal cruisers, Captains Andy and Lisa will help to demystify night sailing by sharing tips and techniques to make sailing at night both safe and enjoyable.
- Preparing the Boat: Topside, Below Decks, Electronics
- Preparing the Crew
- Situational Awareness & Orientation
- Steering & Sail Trim at Night
- Tips & Techniques for Navigation
- Tips & Techniques for Collision Avoidance
Captains Andy Batchelor and Lisa Batchelor Frailey are both life-long sailors and retired military officers. Andy served in the Royal Air Force in aviation and intelligence, and Lisa served in the US Navy in aviation, meteorology and oceanography – a combination of skills which have proved very useful to sailing and passagemaking.
They founded and operated Sail Solomons ASA school and charter base, receiving numerous awards for ASA Outstanding School and Outstanding Instructors.Andy and Lisa wrote ASA’s textbooks for Bareboat Cruising and Catamaran Cruising, and are the primary contributors to ASA’s Advanced Cruising and Seamanship text.