A companion volume to Cornell's World Cruising Routes, this practical edition provides a rich source of essential information on planning and executing any overseas voyage. Part tourist guide, part specialist cruising handbook, this meticulously researched and edited second edition is completely updated. Part One covers health precautions, insurance, safety, flag etiquette, cruising permits, visas, and other documents. Part Two, the heart of the book, supplies specific information on language, currency, political situation, culture, climate, and religion for more than 180 countries. There is detailed information on ports of entry, customs requirements, clearance procedures, yacht clubs, and more. Part Three gives sources of weather forecasts worldwide, radio and cellular communications networks, life raft service stations, and a glossary of useful terms in French, Spanish, and Portuguese.
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'A must for every circumnavigator, and fascinating armchair reading for the rest of us.'--Yachting Monthly. Essential information on over 500 sailing routes worldwide. Waypoints for individual routes. Advice on route planning. Regional Weather. Winds and currents.About the Author:
Jimmy Cornell has influenced the contemporary cruising scene more than any other sailor. His books can be found on board many cruising boats, and have been translated into several languages. Thousands of sailors have fulfilled their dreams of offshore cruising not only with the help of Jimmy Cornell's books, but also as participants in one of his transatlantic or round-the-world rallies. Jimmy Cornell is the acknowledged founder of the cruising rally concept, and over 3000 boats and 15,000 sailors have sailed in these rallies. In spite of his various activities, sailing continues to be Jimmy's overriding passion, and in the last 25 years he has sailed more than 150,000 miles in all oceans of the world.
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Book Description International Marine Pub, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110877423318
Book Description International Marine Pub. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0877423318 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1416173