There is no safe boat with slippery deck. Non-skid deck with good grip when wet is crucial for safety and not always easy to restore on older vessels. Beside the grip the deck should be safe for bare skin and foul weather gear. Using his own experience in rebuilding sailboats, Alexei shows you how he created reliable non-skid deck that safe for your skin and foul weather outfit, and gives great grip dry and wet.
Alexei Pashkevich is by education and experiences an aquatic ecologist. For many years he has worked as a research scientist on the lakes and rivers of the USSR. In recent years, Alexei and his wife Elena have completed numerous trips to the 1000 Islands Park and many ports on Lake Ontario. In 2011 they sailed from Toronto to Quebec City and back. In the summer of 2013 they cruised from Toronto to Thunder Bay and returned through the North Channel and the Severn-Trenton Canal. Alexei successfully operates Great Lakes Sailing School: glsailingschool.com. Alexei graduated the New-York Institute of Photography. He has used his photography to capture special moments during his travels, the beauty of the Canadian wilderness, and the free spirit of traveling by sail.