The Pardeys have been called the "enablers". Their books and videos have encourage sailors of all ages to stop dreaming and start doing. Now they take you well out to sea and demonstrate methods to help you bring your boat and crew safely through storms with your gear and dreams intact.
Join them near South Africa's windswept Cape of Storms to watch a live demonstration of setting and retrieving a para-anchor, then sail on board Taleisin during Lin and Larry's voyages across the Atlantic, through the windswept waters off Cape Horn as they round contrary to the wind and use the storm management methods they share here. You will see their storm sails set and working in winds of 70 knots. The Pardey's use this visually explicit medium to demonstrate the technical details of storm tactics for both modern and classic boats, and they show how you can adapt their ideas for your own use. <P.Learn ways to prepare your boat and your crew to eliminate fear and face heavy weather with a plan; learn how and when to use the sailor's safety valve-heaving-to-with our without a para-anchor. The Pardeys discuss in detail gear and equipment, plus special sails for heavy weather. This video companion to their highly successful Storm Tactics handbook provides new insights into handling storms, storm sails and para-anchors; this is a must for anyone who ventures more than a few miles offshore in a sailboat.