Practical Tips for Your Offshore Voyage



Pamela Bendall

Practical Tips for Your Offshore Voyage

Pamela Bendall acquired the tricks to safe, enjoyable, and practical offshore sailing the hard way. Her recently released book, “What Was I Thinking? Adventures of a Woman Sailing Solo” describes her vertical learning curve in the transition from a successful Canadian investment broker to managing an offshore vessel – solo. Through sheer determination and fortitude, Pamela has now mastered the art of fully operating her luxury 50,000-pound steel boat Precious Metal at sea. Pamela has her Masters Captains license, owned and operated a sailing charter business, and sailed over 100,000 oceans miles throughout the North and South Pacific, Caribbean, North, South and Central America. This is your chance to learn her secret strategies!


Toronto born/Vancouver based Pamela (Roy) Bendall has sailed for more than 30 years over 100,000 ocean miles to more than 100 countries – many solo. Now a grandmother, and full time cruiser she loves to write about her experiences and entertain audiences with her sailing adventures and passion for sustainable oceans.

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