Paul and Sheryl Shard are the pre-eminent award-winning sailor-filmmakers. Cruising onboard their Southerly 42 and 49 yachts “Distant Shores” they have sailed 90 000 nautical miles together, crossing the Atlantic five times and making superb – inspirational and practical – films along the way. There are 91 film episodes of their journeys to date.

Through the French Canals - DVD - Distant Shores

In 2012 (using as one of their guides!) they sailed from the UK and through the French canals. Taking the Bourbonnais route, this DVD follows them from Le Havre to Paris, through the Loire-Centre canals, to the Saone and the Rhone and into the Mediterranean.

Not only a superb 140 minute long video documentary, the “Through the French Canals”
DVD also covers practical aspects such as preparation, fendering and lock technique.
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