- ConsultingThis is a love story. Andy had to sail around Cape Horn to find me. We both didn’t know it, of course, but I had been waiting for him. My name is Pam Wall. I have been married to Andy Wall for 28 years. We have sailed the seven seas together. Our story should interest anyone who has dreamed of sailing their own boat with their family. This love story will go on and on. I would like to share it; to inspire others to follow their dreams. Andy was born in Sydney, Australia. His parents knew he was meant for the sea. They helped him build his own thirty foot wooden sloop. And when he was just eighteen, he sailed from home. I knew he was looking for me, I just didn’t know who he was. It was many miles and many wonderful experiences that finally brought Andy to round Cape Horn. Young and full of adventure, Andy sailed his sloop, “Carronade”, straight from Tahiti to the Cape. Now, looking back on it, we both agree it was really a quest he had undertaken, and it was me he was seeking! The excitement and thrill of rounding Cape Horn…
- SeminarsSeminars at all the Sail America, Strictly Sail Boat Shows St. Petersburg, Florida Atlantic City, N.J. Chicago, Illinois Oakland, Ca. Liberty Landing, N.J. Philadelphia, Pa. Cruising Club of America, Bonnell Cove Foundation “Suddenly Alone” Seminars at various locations across the country Sailing Instructor at the Bitter End Yacht Club in British Virgin Islands Instructor for Women on the Water Week for four years Instructor for Boating Week January 2004 Speaker at the yearly meetings of the Windjammer Association, Baltimore, Maryland Speaker at various U.S. Power Squadron groups and Coast Guard Auxiliary Speaker at various Rotary Club Meetings Speaker at Mariners Club Fort Lauderdale, Florida Speaker for various charitable institutions, hospitals, schools, churches, etc. Speaker at Annapolis Boat Show Cruising World Sponsors Speaker at Newport Boat Show Newport, Rhode Island Speaker at various yacht clubs Lauderdale Yacht Club Atlantic and Gulf Coast Yacht Club Miami Yacht Club Venture Yacht Club Hillsboro Inlet Sailing Club Gulfstream Sailing Club Chicago Yacht Club Columbia Yacht Club And more Speaker for West Marine at various stores across the country Guest Lecturer aboard the SEA CLOUD Trans Atlantic Passage 2009
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- BioPam was brought up in a sailing family. Her young years were spent sailing on Lake Michigan with her Father. It was this up bringing on the water that gave Pam the desire to find an adventurous husband who would sail her around the world. Besides the studying at the University of Wisconsin, Pam was the president of the Hoofer’s Sailing Club for two years. Her years in college also gave her more opportunity for inland lake sailing on Lake Mendota. After four years in the snow of Wisconsin, Pam made a move to Fort Lauderdale, Florida where she “could sail year round” and live with palm trees! It was this move that gave Pam her opportunity to become part of the large and growing Marine Industry of Florida. Andy Wall, a young handsome sailor from Australia sailed into her life. Andy had built his own 30 foot sloop and had sailed it across the Pacific Ocean. He departed his home in Sydney, Australia and sailed his little sloop, CARRONADE, to the United States. From San Francisco he sailed to Tahiti and then the 4000 miles non stop to the tip of South America and rounded Cape Horn. Andy was…
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Pam Wall Cruising & Outfitting Consultant
Pam Wall’s consulting services offer the expertise, advice and security of over a decade of Outfitting Management with West Marine, years of raising a family on a sailboat while circumnavigating the globe, and a lifetime of cruising the waters of the world. Consulting can come in many forms, but what you gain is the knowledge, comfort, and an understanding of coastal and bluewater cruising that will allow you and your family to enjoy your time on the water, with the peace of mind that you are prepared.
Seminars by Pam Wall are given at numerous conventions, yacht clubs, and boat shows around the world. The price of these are dependent on the location she is lecturing at, but many times they are free for those participating in the event. The seminars highlight different aspects of important topics involving sailing, cruising, and life on the water. Pam is also available to give private seminars for your organization, crew, or club.
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Pam Wall Cruising Consultant is an opportunity for you to expand your knowledge, comfort, experience, and expertise in sailing and boating. From secret coves to homemade brownie recipes and from Trans Atlantic cruising tips to anchor types and suggestions, this site will become an amazing resource for your cruising needs.
Pam Wall has served the Marine Industry for decades. She has raised her family aboard a sailboat, circumnavigated the world, voyaged across every ocean, cruised through the Caribbean, transited the Panama Canal, and sailed through the South Pacific. Her expertise has come from personal experience, a lifetime on the water, and years of professional service with West Marine and other major retailers in the Marine Industry.
Pam’s personal consulting services come in many forms, but are not the only service she offers. Her Seminars are perfect for advice and suggestions on numerous topics, including Bluewater Cruising, Family Sailing, or the Atlantic Circle.
Her constantly updated Blog will offer little secrets and tips, along with upcoming events, published articles, and personal stories of family adventures. You can learn about her life of sailing and cruising in the Biography section, and the Photography section offers amazing images of a family aboard KANDARIK, their 39 ft sloop.
Please enjoy the site, and if you ever have questions or comments, do not hesitate to contact Pam directly at: [email protected]