John Goode's demo on at London Boat Show

HRH the Princess Royal visited Yachting Monthly’s cruising chute demonstration at the Tullet Prebon London Boat Show on Wednesday 12 January.

The Princess, a keen sailor (pictured bottom right), was shown a special shortened version of the demonstration, which runs in two parts throughout the show.

The demonstration accompanies the feature in YM January 2011 by John Goode about using a cruising chute as a couple or shorthanded crew.

Yachtmaster examiner John, who co-ordinated the show demonstration, talked the Princess through the exercise, which was carried out by instructors from Southern Sailing in Southampton.

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