Night Sailing DemystifiedMeet the challenges and discover the beauty of sailing at night in this online class hosted by expert cruisers.
ONLINE CLASS OVERVIEW
This online class is suitable for all levels of sailors who’d like to explore the options of sailing at night and making overnight passages.
Sailing at night saves time and money on coastal passages, and it’s a necessity when sailing offshore. Perhaps you’re even considering an overnight sailing race!
Your instructors will cover inshore, coastal, and offshore cruising. They’ll give tips and techniques for preparation, situational awareness, orientation, watchkeeping, navigation, collision avoidance, and training – to make night sailing a pleasure!
- 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
- Downloadable PDF
- Note-taking Outline
- Sample watchbills, night orders, emergency bill
Andy and Lisa Batchelor
Captains Andy Batchelor and Lisa Batchelor Frailey are both lifelong 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.
Cruising for seven years onboard their Passport 47 ZINGARO and Outbound 46 KINETIC, Andy and Lisa have made numerous coastal passages and ocean voyages, conducting cruising and passagemaking training while living aboard in exotic locations. They also organize and lead sailing flotillas on cruising catamarans and monohulls in the Caribbean. Andy and Lisa are regular speakers at Cruisers’ University and present live webinars including the ASA Marine Weather Course.
Andy and Lisa launched Kinetic Sailing to offer marine consulting, charter brokerage, instructional yacht deliveries, and tailored instruction with a global scope. They are USCG Captains, cruisers, instructors, analysts, and business owners with a wealth of experience in the sailing industry.
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