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This well-established pilot, now in its third decade, covers the Azores, Canaries, Madeira and Cape Verde Islands. The sixth edition of Atlantic Islands builds on solid foundations - the author's long familiarity with the area, an invaluable network of local contacts, and the constant flow of information and feedback received from yachtsmen and women during the lifetime of the previous edition.For this edition the coverage has been extended to include Bermuda. This new section is an important development especially for US-based yachts and for the east-bound Atlantic crossing. New photos and new and revised harbour plans support the fully updated text.Whether you seek authoritative pilotage information, comprehensive details of available facilities, or simply suggestions for planning an enjoyable cruise, you will find them all in his new edition of Atlantic Islands.This well-established pilot, now in its third decade, covers the Azores, Canaries, Madeira and Cape Verde Islands. The sixth edition of Atlantic Islands builds on solid foundations - the author's long familiarity with the area, an invaluable network of local contacts, and the constant flow of information and feedback received from yachtsmen and women during the lifetime of the previous edition.For this edition the coverage has been extended to include Bermuda. This new section is an important development especially for US-based yachts and for the east-bound Atlantic crossing. New photos and new and revised harbour plans support the fully updated text.Whether you seek authoritative pilotage information, comprehensive details of available facilities, or simply suggestions for planning an enjoyable cruise, you will find them all in his new edition of Atlantic Islands.
This is a completely new volume for the Orkney and Shetland Islands and includes Fair Isle. It also covers the 'jumping off' harbours on south side of the Pentland Firth and the mainland coast of Scotland between Inverness and Cape Wrath. The area has been fully researched by the authors during the last two seasons.In the same style as the other Clyde Cruising Club Sailing directions that have been published recently under the Imray imprint. The section on the North coast of Scotland draws on work previously published from Martin Lawrence.Supplements are available to download via the club's website - www.clyde.orgThis is a completely new volume for the Orkney and Shetland Islands and includes Fair Isle. It also covers the 'jumping off' harbours on south side of the Pentland Firth and the mainland coast of Scotland between Inverness and Cape Wrath. The area has been fully researched by the authors during the last two seasons.In the same style as the other Clyde Cruising Club Sailing directions that have been published recently under the Imray imprint. The section on the North coast of Scotland draws on work previously published from Martin Lawrence.Supplements are available to download via the club's website - www.clyde.orgThis is a completely new volume for the Orkney and Shetland Islands and includes Fair Isle. It also covers the 'jumping off' harbours on south side of the Pentland Firth and the mainland coast of Scotland between Inverness and Cape Wrath. The area has been fully researched by the authors during the last two seasons.In the same style as the other Clyde Cruising Club Sailing directions that have been published recently under the Imray imprint. The section on the North coast of Scotland draws on work previously published from Martin Lawrence.Supplements are available to download via the club's website - www.clyde.org
In the bestselling style of the Reeds Handbook series, Reeds Ocean Handbook follows on from Reeds Skipper's Handbook for skippers or crew planning to venture further afield. Complimenting the RYA Ocean Yachtmaster course, this handy pocketbook provides an aide-memoire for all the essential navigation, weather and route planning theory as well as practical guidance and advice on long-distance radio communications, ocean passage-making and risk/emergency preparations.

Colour coded sections, for user-friendly accessibility, cover:
- World climate and route planning (including world wind systems, ocean currents, tropical revolving storms)
- Navigation (charts, great circle vs Mercator routes, time zones, satellite navigation systems, advice on on-passage navigation routines)
- Astro navigation (basic theory refresher, practical astro navigation, unique step-by-step instructions for Astro sight reduction plus using and adjusting the sextant)
- Passage making (route planning, preparing the yacht, power needs, supplies of water, food, gas and diesel, watch-keeping routines, crew care)
- Communications (features and advantages of VHF, MF, SSB and satellite phones, weather fax, email and access to the internet)
- Risks and emergencies (preparing for them, equipment checklist, grab bags, emergency scenario procedures)

Internationally relevant and with colour diagrams throughout, this handy pocket-sized handbook is an ideal revision aid on shore and the perfect quick reference guide on the boat.
A chance sailing trip with a friend from work led me to wonder if I could learn to sail. After all, Im a woman, and the sailing world seems to favor men. I am not athletic; I didnt grow up in a family where we learned about boating; I would be starting late, since I was in my thirties; and I suffer from seasickness. What I discovered over the next twenty-five years is that I could indeed learn to be a competent sailor. But I didnt expect to be an expert overnight. Instead, as a novice, I layered on new knowledge slowly, over time, through experiential learning. This book describes the process whereby this happened. Using examples from trips along the coast of Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts, it reviews the essential knowledge needed to be a sailor as well as explanations about the parts of a sailboat, major boat systems, and tasks associated with maintaining a sailboat. It also discusses some Zen-like attitudes that lead to successful and fun sailing, such as focusing, the no-blame rule, and stripping down to the essentials. Unlike some other sailing guides, this book points out that sailing can be a lifestyle that includes many dimensions. Its not just about getting a boat to sail. Traveling by boat is a unique experience, and visiting small coastal New England communities is an adventure. Learning about history, art, ecology, star constellations, technology, and birds are only a few of the kinds of activities that can be built into a rich and rewarding sailing experience. This book will be helpful for people who would like to learn to sail but who are intimidated by the process, particularly women, fledgling sailors just starting out, and families with children.
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