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Vancouver Island South - Club Night: Circumnavigating Japan, Part II

Royal Victoria Yacht Club, 3475 Ripon Road, Victoria, BC

20 Jan 2015 1900h - 2200h  

Members $5 / Non-Members $10

Continuing on from last year’s talk on his solo Pacific crossing and then his first six months of sailing in Japan, Kirk Patterson will discuss the 2014 portion of his attempt to be the first foreigner to do a full circumnavigation of the Japanese archipelago.

Highlights include visiting the remote Goto Retto island chain, famous for their ‘hidden Christians’, making a five-day passage to Japan’s westernmost island, lingering in Kakeroma (Japan’s ‘most beautiful island’), dodging two typhoons, and cruising in the scenic and calm Seto Inland Sea. Kirk will also present his plans for 2015 and beyond.


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