Nanoose Bay, BC near Nanaimo
21 Apr 2018 9:30 am 4:30 pm
Members $35.00 / Non-Members $35.00
Join us for a full day seminar and discussions broaching subjects of particular interest and concern for women who are planning an offshore adventure or to set off for extended cruising.
In the morning, Liza Copeland will present a seminar called ‘Voyaging Realities and Routines’ focusing on what it is really like to be at sea; covering sailing, weather, safety, health and more. Liza will finish with some open discussion about arriving in a foreign port, boat organization, and how to live with your partner/crew 24 hours a day for extended periods in close quarters! Liza and Andy Copeland did a 6 year circumnavigation with their three children, travelling 124,000 nautical miles to 114 countries. Liza is a best selling author of cruising books and is a well known presenter at major boat shows worldwide.
In the afternoon, Agathe Gaulin will lead an interactive discussion and small group work sessions to empower the participants to make the decisions THEY need to prepare for long-term cruising. This seminar helps women identify their areas of comfort and discomfort and to develop individual action plans to better prepare for the Great Adventure. Agathe is an experienced facilitator and consultant in organizational development, with a Master’s degree in Adult Education. She is also an ISPA Yachtmaster Offshore and sailing instructor, plus a BCA “Doner” on the Vic-Maui race and return.
We look forward to a great turnout!