The popular German bluewater cruising seminar held by the well-known circumnavigator and bluewater cruising expert Sönke Roever is an audience magnet at boot Düsseldorf since many years. In 2017 and 2018 the seminar took also place in English for an international audience. With over 150 participants from more than 20 countries from all over the world the seminar has become a great success.
Following this success we are more than happy to announce that the seminar will take place on boot 2019 again. On the second Saturday of boot 2019, January 26th, Sönke Roever invites the international audience at the Düsseldorf boat show to an exciting day seminar together with other well-known and reputable speakers such as the popular bluewater-expert Jimmy Cornell!
Sönke Roever is a very well experienced sailor who sailed more than 80,000 nautical miles, visited more than 50 countries by sea and spent more than 500 nights at anchor. In his entertaining lectures he will help the participants with useful information regarding their preparation for an upcoming long-distance cruise. The workshop covers all important issues regarding the right equipment of the yacht, energy management on board, communication, medicine, weather, crew management and competence.
In addition to the expert lectures given by Sönke Roever, other highly experienced speakers will be present at the seminar. One of them is Jimmy Cornell who is well-known all over the world. Jimmy has more than 200.000 nautical miles of experience. He sailed several times around the world, through the Northwest-passage an Antarctica. Jimmy is also a well-known author of cruising books and the founder of popular rallies such as the Atlantic Odyssey.
The popular meteorologist, weather router and Olympic coach Dr. Meeno Schrader talks about the global weather systems and explains large-scale weather conditions. The thoroughbred sailor with more than 50,000 nautical miles of experience shows how to deal with phenomena such as El Nino, Squalls or Easterly Waves and talks about the accuracy in prediction models.
Another speaker is Dr. Fabian Steffen, who is specialist for anesthesia and intensive care. He talks about the vital issue of "medicine on board".
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The seminar is organised by BLAUWASSER.DE/Sönke Roever and run in association with boot Düsseldorf
The seminar language is English
The seminar will take place on Saturday 26th January 2019 from 09.00 to 17.00.
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