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World Voyage Planner: Planning a Voyage from Anywhere in the World to Anywhere in the World

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en Limba Engleză Paperback – 16 Aug 2012
Jimmy Cornell is the undisputed authority on long distance voyaging.In his new book, he helps the would-bevoyager plan their trip step by step. Aimed at those seriously contemplating an extended cruise (and those dreaming about thepossibility), this book will give an idea of what is involved indeveloping the right strategy. Amongst manyother aspects, Jimmy looks at:
- World weather systems
- Strategies for sailing long or short circuits in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans
- The pros and cons of different routes at different times of year(taking into account weather, timings, wind directions and strengths,likelihood of fog, icebergs, gales, etc)
- The pros and cons, attractions and dangers of different routes (suchas the problem of piracy)
- Practicalities (repair facilities, common gear breakage on extendedvoyages, places to leave the boat to fly home if necessary, healthconsiderations, provisioning for a long trip,personal safety measures, and much more)
- Jimmy's top ten list of common things that ruin a voyage
Written from an international point of view, Jimmy Cornell's World Voyage Planner can help sailors from any country going to any other to achieve a safe and enjoyable cruise.
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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9781408140291
ISBN-10: 1408140292
Pagini: 352
Ilustrații: Colour photos and maps throughout
Dimensiuni: 187 x 236 x 25 mm
Greutate: 1.1 kg
Editura: Bloomsbury Publishing
Colecția Adlard Coles
Locul publicării: London, United Kingdom

Caracteristici

Focuses on the concerns and worries of would-be long distance voyagers and meets those concerns with practical strategies for coping - just what the sailor wants!

Notă biografică

Jimmy Cornell has influenced the contemporary cruising scene more thanany other sailor. Thousands of sailors have fulfilled their dreams ofoffshore cruising with the help of his books. He has sailed over 200,000miles, including three circumnavigations. He is the author of World Cruising Routes, World Cruising Destinations and A Passion for the Sea, all published by Adlard Coles Nautical.

Recenzii

For my generation of cruising sailors Jimmy Cornell has been the leading star for sailors planning ocean voyages anywhere on the globe
This book is not only a valuable tool for sailors planing a voyage but it should appeal also to those who are sill at the dreaming stage, in spirit already roaming the oceans.
World Voyage Planner is a book to pick up for five minutes and put down, reluctantly, two hours later.
The undisputed authority on long distance voyaging.
There are plenty of books for people dreaming of casting off the lines and sailing away forever. But this one is not just for the dreamers: it makes it all seem so do-able.
Priceless... filled with the best ocean sailing and circumnavigating information available... every route in every ocean and at every season is available in this book. If you are going to sail any of the world's oceans or circumnavigate the world, the first book you should own is "World Voyage Planner"
An absolute "must-have" for serious ocean sailing and yachting enthusiasts.
Jimmy Cornell's books are not only found on board every offshore yacht, but on the bookshelf of every yachtsman planning an ocean passage. And now Jimmy has added the definitive book on voyage planning to his other successful titles