|Tom Cunliffe||Legendary yachtsman, columnist, author, radio & TV presenter.|
A boat with your name on it: Finding the right boat for you. There’s all sorts out there.
|14 & 21 September, 12:30pm|
|Stokey Woodall||Adventurous ocean voyager & celebrated celestial navigator.|
Subject: From GPS satellites to frying pans! Harnessing all heavenly bodies for a safe & satisfying crossing.
|Every day, 1:30pm|
|Sam Llewellyn|| Novelist, columnist and connoisseur of the derelict!|
Subject: Life, the sea, nurturing older boats and the importance of agricultural engineers in a marine refit.
|16 September, 2:30pm|
|Dave Selby||Columnist, author & campaigning ‘boating on a budget’ evangelist.|
Subject: Affordable sailing. For a tiny outlay you can still buy a yacht that will open up a world of adventure.
|14 & 15 September, 4:30pm|
|Rod Heikell||Author of the world’s most popular pilot books & harbour guides.|
Subject: Small boat exploits and an historical account of early voyages to the ever popular Mediterranean.
|14 & 20 September, 2:30pm|
|Max Liberson||Ex fisherman, sailing adventurer, motor cycle courier & master of boating on shoestring.|
Subject: The Boat They Laughed At. Trans-Atlantic exploits on a 45ft concrete yacht he bought for £1500.
|13 September, 4:30pm|
14, 15 & 16 September, 3:30pm
17-19 September, 12:30pm
20-22 September, 3:30pm
|Ben Sutcliffe-Davies||Columnist, YDSA marine surveyor & time served boat builder.|
Subject: Helpful tips and practical advice for potential buyers and sellers of affordable second hand craft.
|Every day, 11:30am|
|Peter Poland||30 years a boat builder, now a successful PR consultant & columnist.|
Subject: Have new design trends and mass production methods changed boats and boating for the better?
|13 September, 2:30pm|
|Kate Fortnam||Campaigner Manager at The Green Blue, the joint environment programme|
created by the RYA & British Marine
Subject: How to safeguard your boating environment with good practice tips from The Green Blue.
|14, 15 & 21 September, 11:00am|
|Tim Pyne||Celebrated architect, mono-hull & catamaran ocean voyager and older dad.|
|13, 20 & 22 September, 12:30pm|
15, 17 & 19 September, 2:30pm
21 September, 3:00pm
|Dick Durham||Veteran sailing journalist, author and upholder of maritime traditions.|
Subject: Confessions of a Cruising Correspondent. Cock-ups and anecdotes garnered over the past 50 years.
|13 September, 3:30pm|
15-16 September, 12:30pm
|Tony Curphey||Retired lorry driver is oldest sailor to complete solo non-stop circumnavigation.|
Subject: Account of the recent 30,000 mile epic voyage aboard his 45 year old Nicholson 32 ‘Nicola Deux’.
|17-19 September, 3:30pm|
20 & 21st September, 4:00pm
22 September, 2.30pm
|Boating columnist, author, instructor, training video producer and creator of MOB lifesaving devices.|
Subject: Stress free mooring, how to make the bit we all worry about, worry free. Plus, interesting tips on Stress Free Navigation.
Plus, you can see his ‘Man Overboard’ retrieval demos in the Show Marina every day.
|16-22 September, 4.30pm|
Daily: 11:30, 13:30 and 15:30
|Leonard Skinner & Mary Cooney||Authors and liveaboard adventurers!|
Subject: Selling up & escaping to the sea on their own boat: how to go from casual cruiser to long-term liveaboard.
|September 19th: 11:00am & 3:00pm|
|Borrow A Boat presents||Title sponsor, Borrow A Boat presents a range of interesting talks and panel discussions each weekday.|
|September 18: 1pm – Borrow A Boat – Own a Boat with David Thomas on his P2P boat ownership journey|
September 19: 1pm – The ultimate crewed yacht charters with Matt Ovenden, founder of Borrow A Boat
September 19: 2pm – Accessibility is the solution with Mark Jardin of Yachts & Yachting
September 20: 1pm – From toe dips on SUPs to weeklong ocean adventures. Talk by Nicola Henderson, youngest female Clipper skipper