In this episode Eric, a French navigator now living in Australia shares his passion for the sea and for boats. My husband and I were recently invited on Eric’s boat for a lovely afternoon and we learnt a lot about sailing. Listen to the fascinating stories of Eric’s travels and learn useful navigation tips in French!
[04 min 02 sec] Background
[5 min 51 sec] Le Club Med
[06 min 55 sec] Work experiences in Corsica
[09 min 34 sec] First year in Australia
[12 min 07 sec] Project for the marina
[12 min 51 sec] A job on the ground!
[14 min 15 sec] Why Eric loves sailing
[15 min 02 sec] Roads and migrations on the sea
[16 min 17 sec] Up towards the Arctic circle
[17 min 33 sec] Animals met at sea
[19 min 03 sec] Dangers at sea
[20 min 03 sec] How to predict the weather by looking around you
[22 min 40 sec] Left and right sides : vocabulary and origin
[24 min 03 sec] Navigation lights
[25 min 11 sec] Licences
[26 min 48 sec] Talking about the tedious admin papers required in France!
[28 min 20 sec] A message from Eric
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