Saturday March 10th, CA House, Limehouse, E14 8BT
For many of us, crossing the Bay of Biscay is the first extended (longer than 24 hours) passage that we make and it is not one to be undertaken lightly. Where the sea is concerned, there are no guarantees. Careful preparation can improve the odds in one's favour.
10.00 – 11.00 Registration Tea and coffee will be available
11.00 – 11.45 Welcome followed by Insurance by Robert Stevens. Robert will consider and explain the essential arrangements required for full cover.
11.45 – 12.30 Weather and Sources of Weather Information Dr. Andrew Eccleston will review various sources of weather information and the importance of building a weather picture.
12.30 – 14.00 Lunch A two course hot buffet lunch
14.00 – 14.45 Crossing Biscay A Crew Member’s view Jonathan Boon
14.45- 15.30 Crossing Biscay Geoff Clark
15.30 -16.00 Tea
16.00- 16.45 Biscay Crossings Andrew Geddes
Andrew has made more than one Biscay Crossing, all of them had a different point of interest.
16.45- 17.30 The alternative to Crossing Biscay Judith Grimwade
Cost of attendance including a two course hot-buffet lunch, refreshments and an information pack CA members £30.00 non-members £45.00
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