With the December/January issue of the Journal of Sailing as an optional supplement (at 15.90 euros, magazine + DVD) you can find the third DVD in the “Boating with Susanne Beyer” series., where the oceanic sailor, who was able to take on the Atlantic in her 6.50-meter boat, arriving ahead of the Italians at the Mini Transat regatta, reveals all the tricks of offshore sailing, even in bad weather, as well as safety (with an important focus on life rafts) and night sailing.
THE CONTENTS OF THE THIRD DVD “ON A BOAT WITH SUSANNE BEYER”
1- OFFSHORE SAILING, EVEN IN BAD WEATHER
All the step-by-step tips for sailing the open sea and facing safe and smooth cruising, even with a small crew. Enrico Podestà and Alberto Cossu show you the main maneuvers for reducing sails (mainsail and jib) with maximum safety and how to set up the organization of the boat.
2- SAFETY, RAFT, ELECTRONICS
Guided by experts in the field, we find out how a life raft is made and how it should be used in case of need. We explore personal safety equipment in the event of a fall overboard. A guide to the proper use of the
electronic instrumentation, from the wind station to the charting GPS, from the use of computers to the use of weather maps.
3- LONG RANGE AND OVERNIGHT NAVIGATION WITH SUSANNE BEYER
Aboard a sophisticated Class 40, in a small crew, with the great sailor Susanne Beyer to discover how real sailors sail. Adjusting sails in all conditions, sailing at night, shifts on board, entering and leaving port at night. And so much more.