Ocean Cruising Club

What is the Ocean Cruising Club? 4,538 views DrakeParagon Published on Sep 23, 2014 The Ocean Cruising Club is an international club for blue water cruisers. Founded in 1954 by the late Humphrey Barton, the Club known affectionately as the OCC exists to promote long-distance cruising in all its forms.
What is the Ocean Cruising Club?
The Physics of Sailing - KQED QUEST 1,414,267 views Published on Oct 1, 2008 Northern California has a storied, 500-year history of sailing. But despite this rich heritage, scientists and boat designers continue to learn more each day about what makes a sail boat move. Contrary to what you might expect, the physics of sailing still present some mysteries to modern sailors.
The Physics of Sailing
Down Under Rally Published on Aug 20, 2017 Join the 2017 Go East rally participants as they prepare for the voyage, sail to, and arrive in New Caledonia. The Down Under Go East Rally which sails from the Gold Coast to New Caledonia each year. The primary goal of the Go East Rally is to provide those who join the rally from Australia to New Caledonia with information, support & benefits. For more info go to www.downunderrally.com
Sailing to New Caledonia with the Down Under "Go East" Rally
In October & November 2017 41 yachts and their crews from countries all over the world sailed to Australia as part of the Down Under "Go West" Rally. All who attended said that rally "Welcome Week" was one of the best week of events they had attended in a long time. Watch this video to see what they got up to!
International yachties give Australia the thumbs up!
Interview with Willy Ker telling the story of his beloved Contessa 32, Assent. Assent completed the infamous 1979 Fastnet Race before embarking on 100,000 miles of High Latitude Adventure in the Arctic and Antarctica.
Willy Ker and the story of Assent
Posted by Simon Currin in August 2016 Iceland, Scoresby Sound and Turner Sound in Greenland.
Shimshal in the Arctic 2016
Posted November 2017
Shimshal in Greenland 2017
Enrico Tettamanti Published on Oct 3, 2017. This video is about KAMANA NW Passage. Excellent video.
KAMANA NWP 2017
Dan Alonso Published on Sep 11, 2012
OCC Maine Rally 2012
DODO S DELIGHT(2015) von Sean Villanueva, Bel Special Guest: Captain Bob Shepton Dutch Mountain Film Festival
DODO'S DELIGHT(2015)
Video with a very young founder member Ian Nicolson s/v St. Mary filmed by the BBC Scotland.
The Tobermory Race
Playing around in the Grey Dogs passage (May 2017), aboard Farsain with OCC party. Definitely going uphill, against the flood at springs. Video by David Tyler. Weekend organized by Simon and Sally Currin.
Grey Dogs Passage, Scotland
Thies and Kicki, winners of the OCC Award of Merit, are the current owners of Wanderer III designed by Laurent Giles, British built, and launched in 1952. She has been sailing the world's oceans almost constantly ever since.
Thies Matzen and Kicki Ericson on the Hiscock’s Wanderer III
Membership in the OCC means sharing camaraderie with like-minded blue water sailors who have all accomplished long-distance passages
Past Commodore Bill McLaren on 'What is so great about the OCC.'
Do you want to experience an offshore passage and learn from an experienced skipper who is a member of OCC? Watch to learn more.
Ocean Cruising Club Youth Sponsorship Programme
Hear member Ju Ronnie belt out the Ocean Cruising Club Blues at the Southern New England Rally in 2015
Ocean Cruising Club Blues at the Southern New England Rally in 2015
Vice Commodore Tony Gooch presenting awards to Richard Hudson and Liza and Andy Copeland in the Pacific Northwest.
OCC 60th Anniversary Rally in Barkley Sound, Vancouver, British Columbia