World Voyage Planner
Jimmy Cornell is the undisputed authority on long distance voyaging.In his new book, he helps the would-bevoyager plan their trip step by step. Aimed at those seriously contemplating an extended cruise (and those dreaming about thepossibility), this book will give an idea of what is involved indeveloping the right strategy. Amongst manyother 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 (suchas the problem of piracy)- Practicalities (repair facilities, common gear breakage on extendedvoyages, places to leave the boat to fly home if necessary, healthconsiderations, provisioning for a long trip,personal safety measures, and much more)- Jimmy's top ten list of common things that ruin a voyageWritten 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.
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