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12:15 PM

Christof Marti

Getting Started Sailing -From your first sailing lesson to offshore sailing


Vancouver Boat Show
12:15 PM - WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2017
Room 2

Seminar Details

Have you ever dreamt about sailing to a secluded island, gliding effortlessly over the blue water and anchor in a quite cove? Do you imagine yourself crossing oceans and exploring exotic places but don’t know where to start? Then this seminar is for you. You will learn where to start your dream, how to get proper sail training and how to stay connected with the sailing community. You will learn about different ways of gaining more sailing experience, be it in a club, a co-op, through more training, or even boat ownership.  From your first step in the sailing world to your first ocean passage: All in one exciting presentation....

About Christof Marti

He sailed in all the local distant races including Van Isle 360 and cruised extensively off BC’s coast for the last 10 years. The culmination of his sailing experience to date is completing the Vic-Maui race in 2012 and return delivery. He since sailed two more times from Maui to Vancouver, introducing his crew to offshore sailing. He also sailed the Atlantic where due to technical issues a delivery ended in the Cape Verdes instead of the Caribbean. Christof operates Simply Sailing School passing along his passion for sailing. He also serves as the BC Sailing liaison with the Recreational Boating Advisory Council in BC.


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