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Lin and Larry Pardey completed their against-the-wind rounding of the Great Southern Capes on board their engineless 29-foot Taleisin, weathering nine days of storm-force winds to reach Puerto Montt in Chile. There they interviewed several high-latitude voyagers, prepared the narrative, and shot further detailed footage to complete the Storm Tactics video, a project Lin and Larry conceived almost ten years ago. Additional footage for this 90-minute program has been provided by Australia's WinzTV. Their dramatic images include aerial and off-the-boat views of small boats sailing in 70-know winds (Force 12) in the Bass Straits, north of Tasmania. Besides actual storm tactics, the program includes information on securing gear, checking rigging, and gaining confidence before setting sail.
Lin & Larry Pardey, 2002, DVD, 84min