Cost Control While You Cruise

Cost Control While You Cruise

What does it actually cost to go cruising? How do you keep from blowing the budget you set? Join Lin and Larry Pardey as they share the financial lessons they have learned during 45 years of voyaging and from countless interviews with cruising sailors from dozens of different countries and walks of life.

Lin discusses ways to keep maintenance costs in control, the importance of an unstoppable cruising boat and how your ground tackle and dinghy can save you money. Lin also reveals the tempting choice that can double your cruising costs. Larry shows you how to check your sails and some simple tricks to double their life. Also included are tips on how to save on provisioning, insurance, haul-outs, communications - plus some ways to spend a little bit of money to enhance your cruising experience. This video is guaranteed to save you many times its cost while inspiring you to work toward getting “out there” as soon as possible.

“Lin and Larry are at it again. Their latest video, “Cost Control,” entices you in with answers to that age-old question, “What does it cost to go cruising?” And then they fill your head with all sorts of notions about seamanship, maintenance, provisioning, living aboard and a boatload of other aspects of the voyaging life. To make sure you get your money’s worth; they’ve also included stunning sailing footage, glorious landfalls, gorgeous boats, and “interludes” featuring friends playing sea tunes. Then just when they’ve told you how to save on every aspect of your trip, they turn around and show you how to spend wisely and have fun. Very informative. Very entertaining.”
-- Mark Pillsbury, editor of Cruising World

“Lin and Larry have not only ‘done it’ they have taught the rest of us how we can too. If you ever have a chance to attend a Pardey seminar, do.” Now they have teamed up with Tory Salvia of TheSailingChannel.TV to present the most popular of their seminars on Video."
-- Kim Hampton, editor of YachtPals.com

Cost Control is included in Lin and Larry Pardey's 5-Video Offshore Sailing Series. All 5 videos will soon stream on SAILFLIX.
Rent/Buy the full series or individual episodes at vimeo.com/ondemand/pardeyoffshoresailing

For more tips on costs and other voyaging topics, listen to Lin Pardey's new podcast series produced by www.TheBoatGalley.com.
https://www.thesailingchannel.tv/pardey-sailing-videos/#podcasts

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Cost Control While You Cruise
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    What does it actually cost to go cruising? How do you keep from blowing the budget you set? Join Lin and Larry Pardey as they share the financial lessons they have learned during 45 years of voyaging and from countless interviews with cruising sailors from dozens of different countries and walks ...

Extras

  • Pardey: Storing Supplies On Board

    1990s. Lin prepares for another long bluewater passage. She explains.how she organizes and stores supplies aboard Taleisin. Tips on what supplies to warehouse aboard, protecting canned goods from damage, and preventing moisture from ruining supplies.

  • The Butchers Shop

    1980s, Port Mathurin, Rodrigues Island in the Indian Ocean east of Madagascar. Lin visits the butchers shop to buy fresh meat.

  • Fremantle, NZ Market Tour

    1980s. Fremantle, New Zealand. Lin takes you on a tour of the local market and shows how she selects produce and fresh vegetables that will last the longest during an extended voyage.

  • Traditional Samoan Dancers

    While visiting Samoa and the Line Islands in the South Pacific during the 1980s, Lin and Larry filmed this traditional dance competition.

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