Now you feel confident with cruising local waters. Before you start planning to set off across an ocean, join Lin and Larry Pardey on board Taleisin in Fremantle, Australia, as they demonstrate gear storage for offshore voyaging, dinghy choices, warping out a stern anchor, proper life-raft storage, storm trysails, sail repairs and other valuable hints to help you prepare yourself and your boat. Then voyage along with them on a classic tradewind passage across the Indian Ocean toward Africa, with stops at Cocos (Keeling) Atoll, the quiet island of Rodriques, and the remote French colony at Reunion.
Weather planning, landfall considerations, windvanes, sail choices and crew comfort are only a few of the subjects covered.
Join the Pardeys and learn some of the secrets that, even after forty years afloat make them eager to keep cruising... as long as it’s fun!