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VI Mid-Island Club Night - A West Mediterranean Islands Adventure

Join Barrie and Sandra Letts as they discuss their adventures in the Western Mediterranean.

When: Thursday September 19, 2019
Doors at 7pm, Presentation at 7:30
Where: Nanaimo Yacht Club
400 Newcastle Avenue
Nanaimo, British Columbia 
Contact: Kathy Swangard

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In 2001 Barrie and Sandra Letts purchased “their” perfect world cruiser called “Passat II”Starting July 1st, 2007 they have sailed the coasts of North America from the top of Pit Island (Prince Rupert) to Fredricton, NB (via the Panama Canal), spent 4 seasons in the NW Caribbean, crossed the Atlantic Ocean, circumnavigated the North Sea, cruised the Atlantic Coast of Europe and sailed the Western Mediterranean. 


Following the experience of a tense night passage from Tangier to Gibraltar, join Barrie and Sandra as they lead us through three seasons of sailing in the Western Mediterranean, visiting the Islas Baleares (Balearic Islands of Ibiza, Mallorca & Menorca) Spain; Sargegna (Sardinia), Italy; Corse (Corsica) France; Elba and Sicilia (Sicily) in Italy, and Malta.


They will discuss their adventures, passages, anchorages, marinas, weather, history, culture, friends and – food and wine!!


They look forward to sharing their West Mediterranean Islands Adventure.


Presenters Background:


Barrie and Sandra Letts started cruising the BC coast in the mid 1990's aboard their 26 ft Micmac pocket cruiser "Moonshadow".  As a Millennium project they completed a 32 day circumnavigation of Vancouver Island.  In 2001 they purchased "their" perfect world cruiser, a Stan Huntingford Tradewind 34 (aka True North 34) "Passat II”.  They have been BCA Members since February, 2006 (Fleet of 2007) and both have earned BCA Coastal 999 and Offshore awards.

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