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Quit the day job and head off for paradise on a sailboat

by American Sailing Association 5 May 2020 13:17 UTC 13 May 2020
Episode 4 - You're never losing when you're a cruising couple on a catamaran © American Sailing Association

May 13th, 2020 - LIVE 5pm PDT/8pm EDT. Lessons learned from a couple that did what many of us dream of - quit the day job and head off for paradise on a sailboat.

In this episode, Charlie and Lizz Ogletree will share their experiences and the lessons learned having cruised two different catamarans on two continents over several years.

If you have ever thought about checking out and sailing away for "a year and a day", join Peter Isler for this fascinating episode that just might give you the push to take that next step.

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Sharon Green - In pursuit of the ultimate sailing photo
May 13th, 2020 - LIVE 5pm PDT/8pm EDT

Join Peter Isler as we learn about Sharon's incredible life pursuing the perfect sailing shot from one of the most respected sailing photographers. This episode is bound to be loaded with some epic sailing pictures and the stories behind them.

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