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Author: Great Britain. Hydrographic Dept
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780707718873
Category: Pilot guides
Page: 423
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Ocean Passages and Landfalls

Cruising Routes of the World
Author: Rod Heikell,Andy O'Grady
Publisher: Imray Laurie Norie & Wilson Limited
ISBN: 9781846231551
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 384
View: 966

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'Ocean Passages and Landfalls' is a handbook for world cruisers. It provides invaluable passage-planning information for crossing the oceans, with discussions on climates, seasons, oceanography and the merits of different world cruising routes. The heart of the book is an ocean-by-ocean round-up, and at the beginning of each of these sections is a description of routes, followed by information on the countries relevant to these routes. Details of formalities and regulations are then followed by essential information on key harbours and landfalls. This second edition has been thoroughly revised and enlarged and now features new sections on chosen areas and topics - the Atlantic Circuit or Cruising on Ice, for instance. Here the opportunity has been taken to provide more informal commentary and observations based on first-hand experience. These sections are illustrated by the author's colour photographs, many of which have been taken during the production of this new edition and sent in from far-flung parts of the oceans; Rod Heikell in the South Pacific and the Torres Strait, and Andy O'Grady in Brazil and the high latitudes of Chile. As an up-to-date reference for world cruising this new edition of 'Ocean Passages and Landfalls' sets the benchmark as both a practical reference and also as a book for dreamers.

World Cruising Routes

1000 Sailing Routes in All Oceans of the World
Author: Jimmy Cornell
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408158884
Category: Navigation
Page: 616
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A guide to nearly 1,000 sailing routes covering all the oceans of the world, geared specifically to the needs of cruising sailors. It advises on the winds, currents, regional and seasonal weather, and optimum times for individual routes, plus over 6,000 waypoints.

Instant Weather Forecasting

Author: Alan Watts
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408107791
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 64
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Instant Weather Forecasting has been a perennial bestseller since it was first published nearly 40 years ago. A brilliant concept, its winning formula of 24 colour photographs of cloud formations and their accompanying explanatory text enables the reader to read the sky, pick up the clues, and predict what the weather will do. With a revised and updated text, along with new colour photographs and diagrams, this bestselling gem of a book will be invaluable to anyone participating in outdoor activities, from farming, gardening and walking to riding, golfing, flying, sailing and fishing - and of course holidaymakers. 'Excellent value and a good cockpit companion' Classic Boat 'A surefire bestseller' The Yachtsman 'Another gem that's a dog-eared favourite' Coastal Cruising 'A handy and information-packed little volume' Birdwatch

Cornell's Ocean Atlas

Pilot Charts for All Oceans of the World
Author: Jimmy Cornell,Ivan Cornell
Publisher: Cornell Sailing Limited
ISBN: 9780955639654
Category: Transportation
Page: 120
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World Voyage Planner

Planning a Voyage from Anywhere in the World to Anywhere in the World
Author: Jimmy Cornell
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408156318
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 352
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Jimmy Cornell is the undisputed authority on long distance voyaging. In his new book, he helps the would-be voyager plan their trip step by step. Aimed at those seriously contemplating an extended cruise (and those dreaming about the possibility), this book will give an idea of what is involved in developing the right strategy. Amongst many other 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 in account weather, timings, wind directions and strengths, likelihood of fog, icebergs, gales, etc) - The pros and cons, attractions and dangers of different routes (such as the problem of piracy) - 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) - Jimmy's top ten list of common things that ruin a voyage Written from an international point of view, Jimmy Cornell's Blue Water Voyage Planning can help sailors from any country going to any other achieve a safe and enjoyable cruise.

Adlard Coles' Heavy Weather Sailing, Sixth Edition

Author: Peter Bruce
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071813195
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 272
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The seamanship classic you should have on-board when sailing in rough weather Adlard Coles' Heavy Weather Sailing provides you with expert advice for when you venture out of sight of land, whether for racing or cruising. It gives a clear message of seamanlike design features, preparations, and tactics that you should consider against the time when it comes on to blow. It includes new how-to chapters on storm sails, taking shelter, and managing multihulls in storms, plus thrilling new accounts of actual storm encounters.

World Cruising Routes

Author: Jimmy Cornell
Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
ISBN: 9780070134065
Category: Navigation
Page: 595
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This updated comprehensive cruising guide to all the world's oceans is a valuable reference for cruising sailors and armchair dreamers. More than 500 sailing routes are detailed, including 40 new routes to such high-latitude destinations as Scandinavia, Iceland, Greenland, Alaska, and Antarctica. The book includes 64 pages of 2-color maps, updated Gps coordinates for navigation, and route-by-route descriptions of weather and hazards.

Safety Preparations for Cruising

Author: Jeremy R. Hood
Publisher: Sheridan House, Inc.
ISBN: 9781574090222
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 272
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Most sailors go to sea without prior knowledge of the cruising lifestyle and its demands. Jeremy Hood utilizes his years of personal experience to teach safety measures and prudent seamanship to would-be cruisers so they can set out on a vessel designed or altered with their well-being in mind, aware of potential risks, familiar with possible solutions, and possessing increased self-reliance to help minimize or resolve problems.Safety Preparations for Cruising begins with a discussion of general preparations and proceeds to comprehensively cover safety material related to every facet of cruising. Topics include the structural integrity of the vessel and its potential for breakdowns, basic skills, dangerous situations and more. Each chapter begins with a real-life experience introducing the topic covered and concludes with a valuable checklist summarizing the discussion and measuring strengths and weaknesses in ourselves and our vessels. This primer on safety is essential for anyone fitting outor preparing for offshore cruising.

How to Sail Around the World

Advice and Ideas for Voyaging Under Sail
Author: Hal Roth
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071778725
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 480
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A new classic from one of the world's most respected sailing authors More than 35 years ago, Hal Roth quit his job as a journalist and went sailing. Since then, he's logged more than 200,000 sea miles. Along the way, Roth also has authored eight voyaging classics, including the 1978 bestseller After 50,000 Miles. Taking that book as its starting point, this handsome new volume incorporates the new technologies and discoveries of the last quarter century along with another 150,000 miles of experience. A compendium of mature, time-tested sea wisdom from one of the world's most respected sailing writers, How to Sail Around the World will tell the reader: How to choose and equip a sailboat for long-distance cruising, with an emphasis on simplicity and a modest budget How to plan and conduct a voyage anywhere in the world How to master the arts of navigation, anchoring, and daily life aboard in exotic places How to cope with storms at sea--the most complete and authoritative treatise on this critical topic ever published

Reeds Superyacht Manual

Published in Association with Bluewater Training
Author: James Clarke
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 0713679875
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 400
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This new manual is set to become the standard reference aboard all large yachts.

Voyages of Discovery

Author: Captain James Cook,Robert Welsch
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 0897338820
Category: History
Page: 528
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Between 1768 and 1779, Captain James Cook of the British Royal Navy made three voyages of exploration for purposes of scientific research. On each voyage he kept a log of scenes and adventures. Cook's reputation rose steadily with each voyage largely because Europeans were fascinated with the romance of discovery as well as reports of sexual licence in Tahiti and other Polynesian islands.

SQA Navigation Model Solutions (Chief Mate) 2013

Chief Mate Navigation Series
Author: Captain John Reid
Publisher: 7 HC LTD
Category: Transportation
Page: 43
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This book provides a set of model solutions for the year 2013. It is mainly aimed at students preparing for their certificate of competency in the UK. However, it will be a useful tool when preparing for examinations of this kind anywhere in the world.

Navigation Control Manual

Author: A G Bole,C E Nicholls,W O Dineley
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135385424
Category: Science
Page: 328
View: 1982

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Invaluable to participants of navigation control courses, candidates for Class 2 and Class 1 (master mariner) and all practising navigating officers.