Here, entirely updated, is the latest edition of the most complete, authoritative cruising guide to the northeastern coast.The bible for Eastern sailors and powerboaters for more than half a century has been thoroughly overhauled and expertly refitted. For the preparation of the twelfth edition, the authors visited nearly all the harbors, talked with harbormasters and marina owners, and reevaluated earlier judgments. The Guide tells you how to dodge bad currents and edge around shoal water, and where to anchor and find essential services, including pump-out stations, fuel docks, and a hot shower. It notes channels and harbors that have been dredged or shoaled up; recently replaced buoys; and changes in marinas, boatyards, and other facilities. This guide is far more than a traditional cruising guide, providing valuable information on weather, tides, coastal geography and geology, fog, marine birds, animals, sea conditions, and even places of historical interest ashore. The authors―who know these great cruising grounds as old friends―relate the histories of the towns, ports, vessels, lighthouses, and even rocks you'll encounter. Black-and-white photographs and maps throughout
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Robert C. Duncan has cruised throughout the New England and Maritime Canadian coasts with his father, Roger F. Duncan, coauthor of the fifth through eleventh editions of the Guide.
Robert's son, Roger S. Duncan, coauthored those sections of the Guide that cover Cape Cod and the islands northeast to the Canadian border.
Paul W. Fenn, president of Jeanneau America, Inc., a subsidiary of the French boatbuilder, makes his home in Annapolis, Maryland. He grew up cruising the water from Noank to Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, and eastward.
W. Wallace Fenn, longtime coauthor of the Guide, has visited in his small sloop almost every harbor from Rye, New York, eastward to Narragansett Bay.
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Book Description Putnam Adult, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000007565
Book Description Putnam Adult, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0399150005