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Blue Water DVDs

 PLANNING ON MAKING A CIRCUMNAVIGATION ?

THE FOLLOWING THREE DVDs WILL HELP YOU DECIDE WHERE TO GO

These DVD's are what dreams are made of - if you are a sailor or planning to be a sailor

All are available from  http://www.bennettmarine.com

BLUE WATER CRUISING

 

the original production

 

Blue Water Cruising was shot entirely in the Caribbean on board 'Bambola' a Moody 36.

 

It shows what living in a small boat and blue water cruising is really like. The equipment you need to make the boat comfortable and safe.

 

If you want to know the how, what and where of long distance cruising, particularly in the Caribbean, then this is the perfect guide. 

 

Visits the Dominican Republic, Martinique, Antigua,   as well as the main islands. It describes and demonstrates what sort of equipment is useful in a live aboard cruising boat. Details of how to contact HERB for Atlantic weather and CARIBWX  for Caribbean weather.

All are available from  http://www.bennettmarine.com

 

 

 

The start of the dream is

 

BLUE WATER DESTINATIONS

- part one

An essential planning aid for anyone thinking of sailing from the Caribbean to the Pacific Ocean

 

This DVD covers the Panama Canal transit as well as the passage from Trinidad via 'Angel Falls' canoe visit in Venezuela, the deserted nature reserve islands all the way to the ABC's - Aruba, Bonaire & Curacao.

 

The passage to the Galapagos Islands with visits to all the places yachts are allowed in this very special group of 'Darwin' islands.

 

 Then 3200 miles, landfall at the Polynesian island of FATU-HIVA . Sailing North via the beautiful but isolated TAHUATA to visit the graves of PAUL GAUGUIN and JACQUES Brel –Wonderful ancient Polynesian tiki and Meae. From UA-POU  to the capital island of NUKU-HIVA with Comptrollers Bay where HERMAN MELVILLE (Moby Dick) landed as a young man from a whaling ship. The very dangerous Tuamotu Islands and a  BLACK EARL FARM.  

All are available from  http://www.bennettmarine.com

 

AT THE OTHER END OF THE WORLD IS-

BLUE WATER DESTINATIONS

- part two

Sailing the magical Pacific Ocean from Tahiti to Tonga and Fiji to Australia and the far East

Anchored in same Lagoons Bligh in 'Bounty' and Cook in the 'Endeavour' we explore the magical Polynesian islands including   Tahiti .  The fascinating ceremony of the 'crowning of the kings son' performed by  Polynesian warriors. The island of MOOREA  and cockfighting, Bora-Bora then on to the very special Cook Islands. In TONGA Bambola sails into Vavau and visits TONGATAPU, the burial sites and flying foxes. The culture shock of FIJI with its international hustle and bustle and kava markets.  

 - I was so excited and proud to sail my own boat  Sydney harbour. Visit Bondi Beach and Kings Cross' then northwards, to the lagoon of LADY MUSGRAVE ISLAND, where 60 knot winds drive two yachts onto the reef. The ensuing  HELICOPTER RESCUE. The WHITSUNDAY’S & NARA INLET and the fishing town of BOWEN with its murals.  COOK TOWN and the islands of the GREAT BARRIER REEF to  DARWIN.  West Timor and into the myriad of islands that is Indonesia - along the little visited north coast of Flores visiting the villages where they fish from dug out canoes. To Rimini and Komodo home of the giant dragons. Bali and 1000 mile up across the equator to Singapore. The Malacca straights with luxurious stops in Malaya and it's tax free island. Into Thailand and the cruising live-aboard centre of Phuket. Finally across the Indian ocean to Galle in Sri Lanka.

All are available from  http://www.bennettmarine.com

£17.95

DREAM .............

 DREAMS?