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Lin and Larry Pardey Offshore Sailing

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Lin and Larry Pardey’s Offshore Sailing Series is a collection of 5 videos about the skills required to become a safe and confident blue water sailor.

Lin and Larry are among America’s (and the world’s) most knowledgeable and recognized cruising sailors. They are known as “America’s first couple of cruising.” The Pardeys have sailed over 200,000 miles, including two circumnavigations east to west and west to east aboard self-built, wooden, engine-free cutters under 30 feet. Author of a dozen books, countless magazine articles, and co-creators of five cruising documentaries, Lin and Larry have shared their sailing experiences with tens of thousands around the globe prompting many to take up the sport and live the dream of the cruising lifestyle. They have preached their motto of “Go simple, go modest, go small–just go”. Learn more about the Pardeys at www.landlpardey.com.
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The Pardey Offshore Sailing Series includes all five Lin & Larry Pardey videos at one economical price. You can also purchase titles separately.

Lin PardeyLin Pardey Podcasts from The Boat Galley

Jul 17, 2018

Setting off on your first ocean passage can be daunting. For the first timer it is hard to dismiss the sea stories you read online or in sailing magazines – storms, dismastings, all the things that could possibly go wrong when you are far from land. To help you put these fears into a proper perspective, Lin Pardey interviewed 11 voyagers who had just crossed the South Pacific Oceans to learn what worried them most, and what they actually found “out there”.

Get Ready to Cross Oceans Video

Join Lin and Larry Pardey on board Taleisin as they demonstrate valuable voyaging and ocean crossing skills. Download-to-Own, Streaming Rentals on Vimeo On Demand | DVD on TheSailingChannel.TV

Books by Lin and Larry Pardey

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

Capable Cruiser

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Music: “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig

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.

Storm Tactics Video

Lin and Larry Pardey deliver the skills you need to weather storms with confidence. It’s the next best thing to having Lin and Larry onboard, coaching you on storm tactics as the seas build and the rigging howls. Download-to-Own, Streaming Rentals on Vimeo On Demand | DVD on TheSailingChannel.TV

Books by Lin and Larry Pardey

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):

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Music:

“Slow Down” by Yvette Craig

Jun 19, 2018
The whole idea seems daunting. You are in charge of ensuring there is lots to eat once you set off to cross the Pacific. But what is enough? And how do you ensure you and the crew will enjoy the meals you prepare once you have been at sea for three or even four weeks. Lin Pardey shares her hard-earned secrets to help you feel more comfortable as you prepare for your first ocean passage.

Cost Control While you Cruise Video

What does it actually cost to go cruising? How do you keep from blowing the budget you set? Join Lin and Larry Pardey as they share the financial lessons they have learned during 45 years of voyaging and from countless interviews with cruising sailors from dozens of different countries and walks of life. Download-to-Own on Vimeo On Demand | DVD on TheSailingChannel.TV.

Books by Lin Pardey:

Care and Feeding of Sailing Crew
The Boat Galley Cookbook
The Boat Galley Guide to Storing Food without Refrigeration

Jun 5, 2018
The cruising cook has many responsibilities beyond ensuring everyone on board is well fed. She/he is the person who is most responsible for ensuring the crew stays healthy. Lin Pardey, who has sailed more than 200,000 miles, much of this as a Crew Maintenance Engineer (cook) shares two important tips tor making your summer cruise or voyage through the tropics a healthy one.

Pardey Offshore Sailing 5-Pack Video Series

Get all 5 Pardey sailing videos with dozens of tips and sailing adventures filmed over their 30 years of ocean voyaging. Download-to-Own on Vimeo On Demand | DVD on TheSailingChannel.TV | 8GB USB Memory Stick

Links to Lin’s books discussing this topic:

Care and Feeding of Sailing Crew | Taleisin’s Tales

May 22, 2018

Watchkeeping is not just about ensuring you avoid collisions, it is about ensuring the boat is safe, the gear is working properly and the person off watch is sleeping well. To truly enjoy ocean passages, this is imperative. But getting to sleep on a boat that is bouncing across a tradewind sea can be difficult. Join Lin Pardey as she describes a few of the tips that have helped her and those she has sailed with, sleep well in all kinds of weather. For as she makes clear, a well-rested crew makes better decisions, stays healthier and is far easier to live with.

Get Ready to Cross Oceans Video

Join Lin and Larry Pardey on board Taleisin as they demonstrate valuable voyaging and ocean crossing skills. Download-to-Own on Vimeo On Demand | DVD on TheSailingChannel.TV.

May 8, 2018

Some people feel perfection would earning enough money to set off cruising without ever having to work again. Others put off cruising because they don’t feel they have enough money to go. Lin Pardey shows how working along the way can get you out cruising sooner than you dreamed. Even more important, she shows how many cruisers felt their lives were enriched by the jobs they encountered as they voyaged.

Cost Control While you Cruise Video

What does it actually cost to go cruising? How do you keep from blowing the budget you set? Join Lin and Larry Pardey as they share the financial lessons they have learned during 45 years of voyaging and from countless interviews with cruising sailors from dozens of different countries and walks of life. Download-to-Own on Vimeo On Demand | DVD on TheSailingChannel.TV.

Apr 24, 2018

For years, Lin Pardey has urged prospective cruisers to “go small, go simple, go now.” Here, she relates how that seems to be changing the cruising experience for some, as they cruise out of season and off the beaten path.

Cruising Has No Limits Video

Join Lin and Larry Pardey at their New Zealand home base as they recount some of their most memorable adventures during more than 30 years of cruising. Adventures include a “Champagne Safari on a beer budget,” a Brazilian island encounter, and an Irish summer of music and classic sailing.

Apr 10, 2018

Even an accomplished sailor needs to learn the subtleties of sailing a new boat. Lin Pardey uses tricks learned in her years of sailing to safely learn how to effectively and efficiently sail her new-to-her boat, Felicity.

Get Ready to Cruise Video

Join Lin and Larry Pardey on board Taleisin as they demonstrate valuable voyaging and cruising skills. Download-to-Own on Vimeo On Demand | DVD on TheSailingChannel.TV.

Mar 27, 2018

What’s it like to actually be at sea? Three-time circumnavigator, Lin Pardey shares 4 vignettes from times on watch.

Get Ready to Cruise Video

Join Lin and Larry Pardey at their home base in New Zealand as they share ideas and hints to make your boat safer, easier to handle, and more enjoyable to use.

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