Symposiums Prep Sailors for Offshore Cruising

The Cruising Rally Association runs summer offshore sailing symposiums in Maine and Virginia.

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Attendees of a recent Offshore Sailing Symposium learn the ins and outs of bluewater cruising.Www.carib1500.com

The Cruising Rally Association will offer two offshore sailing symposiums this summer for those planning, or even considering, an offshore passage. The first symposium will be held in Camden. Maine, July 28 and 29, and the second one will be held in Hampton, Virginia, August 11 and 12.

Experienced offshore sailors will speak on a variety of topics including passage planning and preparation, communications, sailhandling, heavy-weather sailing, offshore safety, and mechanical and electrical systems.

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