Med Section Seminar 2018

Med Seminar - 17th & 18th March, 2018 - CA House

Note: There will be no service on the DLR between Bank and Shadwell over this weekend.  This may affect trains between Bank and Limehouse.

This year we have, once again, decided to run this event over two days on Saturday/Sunday 17th/18th March.

Each day will have a different theme, but there is something here for everyone. It will be a great opportunity to tap into the knowledge and experience of Med members .....  and to make new friends and meet people who have similar sailing plans.

You are most welcome to attend either or both days.


The focus on the first day (Saturday 17th) will be mainly for those thinking of going to the Med, or those that have been there for a few years:-

1030 -1100        Coffee and Registration

1100 -1115        Introductions and Housekeeping Announcements 

1115 -1145       The role of an Honorary Local Representative (HLR) and an overview of cruising in Turkey - Lynn Altintas, HLR Bozburun

1145 - 1215       Rules/Regulations and Paperwork for going abroad - Jim Baerselman, CA Member

1215 - 1300       Equipping your boat for extended Med Cruising - Vyv Cox, Engineer, CA Member

1300 - 1400        Lunch

1400 - 1445        Boat Handling in the Med, and what to do in the event of a “what if!!” - Mike Acton, Instructor - First Class Sailing.

1445 -1530         Your First Aid Kit, and what you could deal with and when you need to seek help without delay - Dr Douglas Justins. Author First Aid at Sea

1530 -1600         Q & A, Panel of Speakers

1600                  Close and tea


The second day (Sunday 18th) will focus more on specific Mediterranean areas:- 

1030 -1100          Coffee and Registration

1100 -1115           Introductions and Housekeeping Announcements -  Andrew Osmond (Chair, CA Council)

1115 -1145           Interview with Lynn Altintas & Colin Barber-  Lynn Altintas, HLR Bozburun / Colin Barber , Turkey Regulations Editor

1145 -1215           Croatia Updated - Jane Murphy, CA Member & Adriatic Editor

1215 -1300           Sardinia, Corsica and Sicily - Ray Steward, CA Member.

1300 - 1400          Lunch

1400 - 1445         Open Forum, members comments, cruising experiences etc

1445 - 1530         Cruising the Sporades and Cyclades - Vyv Cox, CA Member 

1530 - 1600          Q & A, Panel of Speakers

1600                      Close and Tea


The cost of this event will be £22.50 per member per day. Non-members £45 per person per day.

NB: Although not anticipated, minor changes to the programme cannot be ruled out at this stage

You can book online now using this link..... Book Now     Book early to avoid disappointment.

We hope to see many of you on the 17th or 18th March......... or on both!!!