Fri, Mar 27 | Columbia Yacht Club

Sailing the Mediterranean and Beyond

$10 per person Special Guest Presenter: Franz Amussen In depth details about sailing the Mediterranean & Beyond Discover his podcast Learn about top locations Weather observations and knowledge Anchoring, mooring and preferred sailing routes
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Sailing the Mediterranean and Beyond

Time & Location

Mar 27, 2020, 6:00 PM
Columbia Yacht Club, 111 N Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60601, USA

About the Event

Franz Amussen

In depth details about sailing the Mediterranean & Beyond

Discover his podcast

Learn about top locations

Weather observations and knowledge

Anchoring, mooring and preferred sailing routes

Biography:

Franz Amussen began sailing in the 1980’s and since then he built a Lyle Hess designed 28’ Bristol Channel Cutter from a hull and deck built by Sam Morse Co. the vessel was launched in Bellingham Washington 1992 and sailed it in the Pacific Northwest for 5 years.

In 1997 Franz sailed across Atlantic where he now spends 1 to 2 months every summer sailing in the Mediterranean.

In a typical summer Franz spends about 2 months sailing somewhere in the Mediterranean with family, clients and friends. The most common locations he sails are the Adriatic and Aegean Seas, (Croatia, Italy, Montenegro, Greece and Turkey).

Franz learned to sail by racing as a crew member with on the Great Salt Lake. He has crewed 3 times in the Chicago to Mackinac Island and crewed multiple times in the Newport to Ensenada Race.

In September 2012 Franz started producing the Sailing in the Mediterranean and beyond podcast it is the oldest continuously running sailing podcast in the Apple Podcast directory and is rated among the top sailing podcasts.

Franz carries a US Coast Guard Masters License

To support his habits Franz is a registered investment advisor and member of Iron Gate Global Advisors LLC.

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