OCC Webinars

OCC WEBINAR 2021: AN ATLANTIC CIRCUIT


Pam Wall reminisces about 3 Atlantic Circuits.

OCC LECTURE 2021: COOYA'S CIRCUMNAVIGATION


Colin compares sailing a traditional 1914 yawl in the 1970's with sailing a modern boat laden with electronics.

OCC LECTURE 2021: BUILDING A REPLICA OF THE JAMES CAIRD.


Building a replica of the James Caird, McNish, Shackleton and the Polar Medal by Jarlath Cunnane

OCC LECTURE 2021: SAILING, CYCLING AND CLIMBING IN THE CANARY ISLANDS


Tim and Emmie spent 18 months cruising in the Canary Islands and got to know them from both land and sea.

OCC LECTURE 2021: MARINE POLLUTION AND MICROPLASTICS


Howard and his wife Diane cruise on the HR43 collecting and analysing water samples as they go. Marine Biologist, Howard describes the threats to our oceans and what can be done to protect our planet.

OCC LECTURE 2021: ALASKA


Ellen describes the 5 seasons she spent cruising Alaska with her husband Seth

OCC AGM


AGM, Awards presentation and discussions around COVID, Vaccinations and Insurance

OCC LECTURE 2021: "SINGLE HANDING" ACROSS THE ATLANTIC IN COVID TIMES


Garry tells the story of his passage from Antigua to Northern Ireland. A single handed passage - in every sense - made necessary by the advance of the COVID Pandemic of 2020.

OCC LECTURE 2021: A VOYAGE TO PATAGONIA


One couple’s voyage from the Tamar River round Cape Horn and back taking in Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, French Guyana and Cuba.

A VOYAGE FROM SCOTLAND TO NORTHERN NORWAY VIA THE FAROE ISLANDS


Mike skippered a Bowman 57 from Scotland to northern Norway via the Faroe Islands.

OCC LECTURE 2021: HURRICANE PREPARATION AND AVOIDANCE


Nigel Studdart, a former professional mariner, gained first hand experience of hurricane survival during Hurricane Hugo in 1989. He now lives and lectures in New Zealand when not cruising aboard Azura

OCC LECTURE 2021: ST PETERSBURG TO TROMSØ VIA THE WHITE SEA


A voyage through the inland waterways of Russia from the Baltic to the White sea and onto northern Norway.

OCC LECTURE 2021: A PASSAGE FROM EUROPE TO NEW ZEALAND


This talk follows their 15,000 Nm path and their Highs and Lows. Champagne Sailing, South Sea Paradises, Medical evacuation, flooding of the boat and flying coral are all encountered.

OCC LECTURE 2021: DO TWO 'WRONGS' MAKE A 'RIGHT'?


Geoengineering is the deliberate large-scale intervention in the Earth's natural systems to counteract climate change

OCC LECTURE 2021: SAILING, SKI TOURING AND ROCK CLIMBING IN THE LOFOTEN ISLANDS


A voyage to Norway's Lofoten Islands to explore the mountains from the sea.

OCC LECTURE 2021: STORMS, PIRATES AND UNICORNS- STORIES FROM A VOYAGING LIFE


Stories from a cruising life. Behan and Jamie describe the "best of cruising' encountered during their circumnavigation with their young family.

OCC WINTER LECTURE: SCOTTISH HEBRIDES AND ST KILDA


Judith describes sailing in the the Scottish Hebrides and the a visit to St Kilda

OCC WINTER LECTURE: SAILING AND CLIMBING IN GREENLAND WITH THE WILD BUNCH


Sailing and climbing with Rev Bob Shepton in NW Greenland and Baffin island

OCC WINTER LECTURE: INDONESIA


Cruising in Indonesia by Norma and Phil Heaton

OCC WINTER LECTURE: SOUTH GEORGIA


Sailing and mountaineering in South Georgia

OCC WINTER LECTURE: SAILING IN THE ARCTIC


Sailing in the North West Passage and Greenland by Andrew Wilkes.

OCC LECTURE ‘TRAVELS WITH TILMAN’ BY BOB COMLAY


Bob Comlay was one of only a handful of crewmembers who chose to return for a second high latitude voyage with the great Tilman

NORDIC ODYSSEY (OR YOU DON’T NEED A BIG BOAT FOR A BIG ADVENTURE!)


An account of a 5,000 km circumnavigation of Norway by sail and ski in a 19ft open Cornish Shrimper.

FAMILY CRUISING IN HIGH LATITUDES AND DURING COVID-19


OCC Lecture #10 ‘FAMILY CRUISING IN HIGH LATITUDES AND DURING COVID-19’ - a voyage from Newfoundland to Greenland, Arctic Norway and onto the Mediterranean.

OCC LECTURE FIGURE OF EIGHT


A continuous circumnavigation of the Antarctic and the Americas via the North West Passage

OCC LECTURE BAHAMAS


Cruising the Bahamas aboard Kandarik

OCC LECTURE MARQUESAS AND TUAMOTUS


‘Marquesas and Tuamotus’ by Ellen Massey Leonard

OCC LECTURE CRUISING IN JAPAN


OCC Port Officer, Kirk Patterson has circumnavigated Japan in 40’ cutter, Silk Purse.

OCC LECTURE CHILEAN CANALS’


Kath McNulty and Franco Ferrero in Patagonia

OCC LECTURE SVALBARD


OCC Lockdown Lecture Svalbard by Judith Jacobsen Thursday

A CIRCUMNAVIGATION OF NEW ZEALAND


David and Andrea McKay, s/v Diomedea, take us on a journey around New Zealand in their steel Van De Stadt Tasman 48 built by a Kiwi.

HIGH AND DRY IN ANTARCTICA


Follow Steve Brown's 36,000 nautical miles voyage over four years with stunning photography and gripping personal narrative