Jimmy Cornell

World Voyage Planner

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About this Product
Your ultimate guide to planning a long-distance voyage. Jimmy Cornell is the undisputed authority on long distance voyaging. In the 3rd edition of this book, he and his son Ivan help the would-be voyager plan their trip step by step. Aimed at those seriously contemplating (or dreaming about) an extended cruise, this book details what is involved in developing the right strategy. Amongst many important aspects, Jimmy and Ivan consider: - 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, currents, wind directions and strengths, likelihood of fog, icebergs, gales, piracy etc) - Practicalities (repair facilities, common gear breakage on extended voyages, places to leave the boat to fly home if necessary, health considerations, provisioning for a long trip, personal safety measures, and much more) Written from a completely international point of view, World Voyage Planner will help sailors from any country going to any other country to achieve a safe and enjoyable cruise.
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Product Information
  • Stock code: RB0594-2
  • Author: Jimmy Cornell
  • Publisher: Instructional
  • Publication details: 187 x 236mm, Paperback
  • Edition: 3rd
  • Edition date: 2023
  • ISBN: 9781399401432
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