'This book is a tour de force covering all of the potential cruising grounds... for anyone contemplating an ocean cruise, chartering a boat or just dreaming, this is the book for you!' Cruising Association 'Why hasn't someone thought to write this brilliant book before? For long-range planning, it's a Godsend, comprehensively telling you everything you need to know to plan your voyaging.' Bernadette Bernon, Editor-At-Large, Cruising World 'Accurate, comprehensive and up-to-date information. Essential for cruisers worldwide, whether planning a circumnavigation or a two-week cruise.' Noonsite.com "An indispensable addition to the cruising sailor's library. Jimmy Cornell has unrivalled experience of cruising all over the world." Elaine Bunting, Yachting World "Chock full of what every cruiser needs to know, it will serve as the right hand guide for the serious cruiser and an inspiration to those who dream of sailing away." Barbara Theisen, Seven Seas Cruising Association "World Cruising Destinations should find a home in every seagoing library and will be a welcomed diversion for the shore-bound sailor who's longing for distant horizons." Mark Pillsbury, Editor, Cruising World "We just love this book, and we've already spent hours delving into it. For cruising sailors, this is perhaps the most awaited publications of the year." www.sailers.co.uk 'A must have onboard reference work for long distance sailors.' All At Sea - June 2010 'undoubtedly inspire' Yachting Life - June 2010 --Yachting Life - June 2010
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.