Category: W&C NEWS

Events and Seminars, W&C NEWS

Night Sailing - webinar with 2-time circumnavigator Nancy Erley, March 10, 2011

Concerned about sailing overnight? Learn how to navigate safely after dark and to stand night watch at sea.

Seven Seas University presents ….

Night Sailing webinar

Date: Thursday March 10 at 8pm EST (7pm CST)
Instructor: Nancy Erley
Duration: 1.5 hours

This fairly technical webinar covers night vision, navigation aids and lights on shore, identifying ships, collision avoidance at night, night time deck …Read more

BOOKS, Events and Seminars

Join Lin and Larry Pardey at US West coast seminars as they introduce new book

For the first time in four years, the two voyagers who have been dubbed “The Enablers” will be returning to the United States this March to introduce Lin’s long-awaited book, Bull Canyon—A Boatbuilder, a Writer and Other Wildlife.

The Pardeys will be speaking at:

the Northwest Maritime Center Spring Symposium in Port Townsend, Washington;
Spaulding Wooden Boat …Read more

Events and Seminars

Happy Hooking – the Art of Anchoring: webinar February 12, 2011


Please join us for a lively interactive learning session about everyone’s favorite topic: anchoring. Don’t be intimidated by anchoring bullies. Here are the details:

Education for those long winter months – Seven Seas University Presents:

Happy Hooking – the Art of Anchoring

with Captains Daria & Alex Blackwell
Saturday February 12 at 1000 CST (1100 EST, 1600 …Read more

ASK YOUR QUESTIONS, Women and Cruising Seminar

First-ever Women and Cruising webinar: join us January 19, 2011!

The Women and Cruising Team — Kathy Parsons, Pam Wall & Gwen Hamlin — is going online LIVE for our first ever Women & Cruising Webinar, through the auspices of Seven Seas U, the online seminar project of SSCA (Seven Seas Cruising Association.)  The date is January 19 at …Read more

Events and Seminars

Webinar: A Family Sails Around the World, by Pam Wall - Dec 9, 2010


Pam Wall, one of Women and Cruising‘s founders,  is presenting another webinar for Seven Seas University on Thursday, December 9 at 8PM Eastern Time.

Pam says: “These popular webinar presentations by Seven Seas Cruising Association are terrific because you can watch them from the comfort of your home or main saloon! All you …Read more

Events and Seminars

Diesel Engine Workshop for Women Jan 8-9, 2011 [canceled]


Did you ever think that one day you would be saying: “Gee, I wish I knew more about diesel engines – and was competent with general engine maintenance and emergency repairs.” …?

Who would have thought it?!

But I certainly feel more competent and comfortable aboard as I have learned how to change oil, filters, impellers, …Read more

Cruising with Kids, Press Releases

Sailing Families – Women and Cruising’s newest project!


We are so excited!  A project in the making for almost a year is finally coming together!

We call it 12 Questions to 12 Sailing Families, and the first contribution – the story of sv New Life and the Echenard Family of three  from Switzerland — is already in place.

Rich with …Read more

Events and Seminars

Join two-time circumnavigator Nancy Erley at the Women’s Sailing Conference


NWSA’s 9th annual Women’s Sailing Conference is only two weeks away! Come join us! It will take place Saturday June 5, 2010 at the Corinthian Yacht Club on beautiful Marblehead Harbor in Massachusetts. Nancy Erley, two-time circumnavigator, calculates that this will be her 6th year at the conference. …Read more

Events and Seminars

See you at the Women’s Sailing Conference June 5, 2010 in Marblehead, MA!

Would you like to improve your sailing skills while meeting lots of cool women and having FUN?

Sign up for NWSA’s 9th annual Women’s Sailing Conference, a Take the Helm® event!

It will take place Saturday June 5, 2010 at the Corinthian Yacht Club on beautiful Marblehead Harbor in Massachusetts. (I will be there!)

It’s a …Read more

Events and Seminars

7 more good reasons to join us at Strictly Sail Pacific, April 15-18, 2010

We’ve already announced here on the blog that Pam and I will giving two free Women and Cruising seminars at the Strictly Sail Pacific Boat Show, at Jack London Square in Oakland, California on April 16 and 17.

And Amanda Swan Neal has invited you all to the seminars she will be …Read more

Events and Seminars

Amanda Neal’s April Seminars on Offshore Cruising

I’d like to invite you to two opportunities, this April, for you to learn the practical and inspirational aspects of offshore cruising.

1. Mahina Offshore Cruising Seminars 2010

April 3:  Seattle
April 17: Oakland, during the Strictly Sail Pacific Boat Show

Realize your dream of setting sail aboard your own boat to see the world in …Read more

Women and Cruising Seminar

Join Women and Cruising at Strictly Sail Pacific – April 16-17, 2010

Pam Wall and I are going to do two free Women and Cruising seminars at the Strictly Sail Pacific Boat Show on April 16 and 17, 2010.

It’s going to be great fun so come join us!

Strictly Sail Pacific is a great show. It’s held at Jack London Square in Oakland, CA. There …Read more