Virgin Anchorages

Author: Cruising Guide Publications,Simon Scott,Nancy Scott
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780944428849
Category: Transportation
Page: 94
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The 2012 edition includes new anchorages, new photography, and updated information.Virgin Anchorages features stunning color aerial photography of 46 of the most popular anchorages in the Virgin Islands. Graphic overlays aid in navigating to safe anchorages. This is an excellent companion to Cruising Guide to the Virgin Islands.

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.

World Cruising Destinations

An Inspirational Guide to All Sailing Destinations
Author: Jimmy Cornell,Doina Cornell
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472947460
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 448
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'What Jimmy Cornell doesn't know about cruising isn't worth knowing' - Yachting World One of the most influential cruising yachtsmen writing today, Jimmy Cornell has sailed over 200,000 miles on all the oceans of the world, including three circumnavigations and voyages to the Arctic and Antarctic. His successful guide to sailing around the world, World Cruising Routes, has helped many aspirational voyagers turn their dreams into reality and follow in his footsteps. Here in its extensively revised edition is its partner, covering all the land-based essentials for cruisers. This substantial handbook profiles every cruising destination in the world, with information on cruising attractions, history, culture, climate(including average monthly temperatures and rainfall, plus tropical storm seasons), local laws, regulations and formalities, facilities available, plus public holidays and events, emergency telephone numbers, and much more. Everything the cruiser needs to know about. Lavishly illustrated throughout, it is not only a must-have onboard reference work for long distance sailors, but will undoubtedly inspire the adventurous to sail where they have never sailed before.

World Voyage Planner

Planning a Voyage from Anywhere in the World to Anywhere in the World
Author: Jimmy Cornell,Ivan Cornell
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472954742
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 368
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Jimmy Cornell is the undisputed authority on long distance voyaging. In the new 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 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 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, 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 a completely international point of view, World Voyage Planner can help sailors from any country going to any other country to achieve a safe and enjoyable cruise.

Cruising Guide to the Virgin Islands

Author: Nancy Scott,Simon Scott
Publisher: N.A
Category: Travel
Page: 280
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A free color planning chart covering the Virgin Islands accompanies the 8th edition of the Cruising Guide to the Virgin Islands, published by Cruising Guide Publications. The popular guide also features new full-color sketch charts. They are accompanied by aerial photography of anchorages, harbors and other favorite cruising sites in the islands. These aerial views are helpful for navigational purposes and for selecting choice anchoring locations.New to the guide is a color section that will aid anglers in fish identification. This section provides readers with color illustrations of popular fish caught in the Virgin Islands. An informative feature on photography in the islands, including underwater photography, provides advice on choosing the best suited equipment and film for taking Caribbean photos. Another interesting article focuses on birdlife in the British Virgin Islands. Other features include pirates of the Caribbean, edible island fruits, windsurfing and sportfishing.For over a decade this guide has been assisting Virgin Island yachtsmen and vacationers. It also provides revised information on new and improved marina facilities, shoreside resorts, restaurants, shops, diving and snorkeling, provisioning, water safety, customs and a variety of other subjects. The book is broken down into sections, including anchorages of the U.S. Virgin Islands and the British Virgin Islands, all accompanied by dramatic color photography.


Author: Charles Rawlings-Way
Publisher: Lonely Planet
ISBN: 3829723547
Category: New Zealand
Page: 769
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Etliche Monate Recherche stecken im Kultreiseführer für Individualreisende. Autoren geben sachkundige Hintergrundinfos zum Reiseland, liefern Tipps und Infos für die Planung der Reise, beschreiben alle interessanten Sehenswürdigkeiten mit aktuellen Öffnungszeiten und Preisen und präsentieren ihre persönlichen Entdeckungen und Tipps. Und auch Globetrotter, die abseits der ausgetretenen Touristenpfade unterwegs sein möchten, kommen auf ihre Kosten. Für jedes Reiseziel gibt es eine Auswahl an Unterkünften und Restaurants für jeden Geschmack und Geldbeutel. Abgerundet wird der Guide durch Übersichts- und Detailkarten und einem Farbkapitel zu den Top- Highlights. Der Lonely-Planet-Reiseführer ist ehrlich, praktisch, witzig geschrieben, liefert inspirierende Eindrücke und Erfahrungen und macht Lust auf Land und Leute. Ob Backpacker, Pauschalreisender oder 5- Sterne-Tourist - mit dem Lonely Planet im Rucksack oder Handschuhfach sind Sie bestens gerüstet.

The Cruising Guide to the Virgin Islands

Author: Nancy Scott,Simon Scott
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780944428986
Category: Travel
Page: 419
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Brand new completely redesigned and updated style, with more Virgin Island photography and full color detailed anchorage charts, these guides have been indispensable companions for sailors and visitors to these islands since 1982. Includes a free newly designed 17 x 27 inch color planning chart, with aerial photos of some of the anchorages. Covers the Virgin Islands including all the U.S. and British Virgin Islands! Also includes: -Anchoring and mooring information and fees -Customs, immigration and National Parks regulations -Particulars on marina facilities and the amenities they offer -Water sports - where to go and where to rent equipment -Shore-side facilities, restaurants, beach bars, shops, provisions, Internet connections -Directory of goods and services after every island section now including websites and Facebook URLs Everything you will need to help make your vacation an enjoyable and memorable experience in a concise easy-to-use format