View Larger Image. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Essential Sailing Destinations The Worlds Most Spectacular Cruising Areas By Morgan Adrian 2009 Hard Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. Bookseller Inventory GI3N Synopsis: Essential Sailing Destinations explores a wide and varied range of sailing areas, including the multicultural Mediterranean; the havens, rivers, and bays of America's East Coast; and the balmy seas of Australasia and the Indian Ocean, peppered with some of the world's most stunning archipelagos.
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Reeds Nautical Almanac is the indispensable trusted annual compendium of navigational data for yachtsmen and motorboaters, and provides all the information required to navigate Atlantic coastal waters around the whole of the UK, Ireland, Channel Islands and the entire European coastline from the tip of Denmark right down to Gibraltar, Northern Morocco and the Azores.
Free electronic updates are available January — June by registering at www. Visit www. Like the print edition it includes harbour chartlets, weather, tide tables and tidal streams, 7, waypoints, first aid, international codes and flags, safety, communications and much more. Large type size makes information easy to read in even the most adverse conditions.
The Reeds Looseleaf Almanac is a versatile system. The unique looseleaf format bound inside a durable binder, includes the entire Reeds Nautical Almanac but lets the user tailor the contents to their needs. In a practical handy format the Reeds PBO Small Craft Almanac contains tide tables and navigational information for small craft sailors and represents excellent value for money.
Aims to help yachtsmen and motorboaters pass the ICC test — essential for anyone wanting to take their boat to the inland waterways of Europe and to many European coastal waters too.
A practical hands-on manual that covers the Day Skipper syllabus in a way that reflects a skipper's growing experience at sea, beginning with yacht handling under power, and moving on to boat husbandry and sailing skills.Adrian Morgan was for 15 years the Daily Mail's sailing correspondent and has written for the Times, Telegraph, and Independent on sailing and travel. He has sailed the Atlantic twice, and cruised in the Caribbean, Europe, and Scotland, where he builds traditional wooden boats. Formerly assistant editor on Yachting Monthly, he writes a column for Classic Boat. Each entry includes a locator map and useful at-a-glance information, including best crusing months, local languages and currency. Essential Sailing Destinations explores a wide and varied range of sailing areas, including the multicultural Mediterranean; the havens, rivers, and bays of America's East Coast; and the balmy seas of Australasia and the Indian Ocean, peppered with some of the world's most stunning archipelagos. Destinations are rated as to navigational difficulty, family friendliness, facilities for diving, shoreside eating, and sightseeing.
Complimenting Day Skipper for Sail and Power by the same author, this practical book contains question papers on chartwork, tides, pilotage and passage planning, all with fully explained answers and general knowledge questions. Free practice chart. Covering the theory and practical aspects of the RYA Day Skipper Certificate, this fully updated second edition is the essential reference for anyone intending to make coastal passages in a small boat, Essential Sailing Destinations The Worlds Most Spectacular Cruising Areas By Morgan Adrian 2009 Hard sail or power.
It covers all the essentials of the RYA syllabus assuming no prior knowledge, arranged and highlighted to make revising easier. Written especially for pleasure craft users, this book sets out the rules in an easy-to-follow format. Established as the standard reference for Yachtmaster students. Includes: the theory and practice of sailing; seamanship; navigation, including plotters and PCs; meteorology; heavy weather and stability; and coping with emergencies.
Required reading for all skippers whether on board or in the classroom. This major reference book has proved invaluable for many sailors following the RYA Yachtmaster scheme. Right up to date with new developments and syllabus changes, this lively, helpful study guide includes all the elements of the revised Yachtmaster course.
Reeds Ocean Handbook is the ideal concise aide-memoire for skippers or crewmembers planning to extend their horizons beyond coastal waters.
This handy pocket-sized guide is the perfect primer for any ocean-going sailor or RYA Ocean Yachtmaster student. Reeds Astro-Navigation Tables Andy Du Port Using tables devised by practical ocean navigators, here is an established resource of annual astronavigation tables for yachtsmen, giving all the information on how to navigate by the sun, moon, planets and stars.
This book, together with a sextant, will enable sailors to navigate confidently and safely when out of the sight of land. Learn to Navigate The No-Nonsense Guide for Everyone 6th edition Basil Mosenthal This text provides a straightforward approach to navigation, providing the ideal introduction for anyone wishing to learn the basics.
It covers the essentials of reading a chart, understanding tides, using navigation instruments and planning a passage. This is a book about practical navigation — packed with practical ways to make navigation safer, easier and better. It is a book for anyone — whether driving a power boat or sailing a yacht. And the techniques cover both electronic as well as visual navigation. It explains everything the reader needs to know to navigate a yacht or motorboat from one port to another safely and accurately.
The book aims to make a tricky subject easy to understand, with the worked examples requiring only straightforward addition and subtraction. A free Cherbourg tide table is provided each year. With maps, charts and diagrams, this easy reference guide to the night sky is a practical hands-on guide for everyone, amateur and expert, whether on land or sea. With gorgeous photos and helpful maps, the author picks the best waterside sites in the UK and Ireland, with information on activities, facilities, cost, and best pitches.
The second edition of this comprehensive guide to the canals of Britain features new canals and more colour photographs, and is packed with maps and fascinating text relating the history, folklore and attractions of the canals.
A comprehensive guide to the rivers of Britain, packed with maps, colour photographs and fascinating text covering the history, folklore and attractions of Britain's rivers.
A comprehensive guide to both the well-known and the relatively unknown navigable rivers of England, packed with maps, colour photographs and fascinating text covering their history, folklore and many attractions. An inspirational guide to things to do at the water's edge that includes a host of activities for adults and children alike. From messing about in a boat, to watching out for wildlife and catching crayfish. Thoroughly updated and in colour throughout, this new edition conveys the magic of Mediterranean cruising, as well as giving practical first-hand advice on sailing these enticing waters.
A guide to the rivers and canals of France providing information on the history, architecture, engineering structures, chateaux, historical sites and scenic attractions. A planning guide for those wanting to cruise through the scenery of the French waterways, or who are on passage from the English Channel to the Mediterranean.
Packed with photographs and practical information on local facilities, distances, heights and depths, tunnel lengths, cost of living and shopping, it also mentions the local wines of the region. Anyone who admits to a sense of confusion when confronted with the bewildering array of European waterway signs, symbols, rules and regulations should find this book useful. The author demystifies this world for the visitor, thereby eliminating any problems that may arise. A planning guide for would-be longterm cruisers, particularly those who prefer to keep a pied-a-terre rather than cut all ties with home.
It includes: routes to and from the Mediterranean; boat modifications; necessary documentation; good cruising grounds; likely costs; and more. Packed with instructional photos, facts and advice, this book is perfect for anyone thinking of attempting a Channel crossing, whether by sail or power. Compiled by Rod Heikell, Sailing in Paradise is a comprehensive guide to the world of chartering.
A practical guide on planning and preparation for sailing around the beautiful UK coastline. From when to leave to likely pitfalls en route, this guide is sure to appeal to all those sailors and motorboaters dreaming of one day circumnavigating Britain. A detailed stepby-step guide to sailing around the UK — all by means of day sails. Packed with a wealth of practical tips on seamanship, from anchoring in high winds and coping with big seas to sailing shorthanded and living aboard for extended cruising.
The Normandy Coast from the Air Cap de la Hague to Cap Frehel Jean-Louis Guery This attractive planning guide provides the perfect way to view the coastline for sailors, motorboaters, fishermen and walkers.
Dream Cruising Destinations 24 Classic Cruises Mapped and Explored Vanessa Bird Most yachtsmen dream about cruising to an exotic destination; this is the book that will turn dreamers into planners. Twenty classic cruises are fully mapped, measured and costed, showing how they are perfectly possible whatever your skill level. A guide to nearly sailing routes covering all the oceans of the world, geared specifically to the needs of cruising sailors.
Free PDF The World Of Sailing - Adrian Morgan download or read online. ideal for reading British sailor David Cowper navigates world s most difficult sea route. Essential Sailing Destinations: The World s Most Spectacular Cruising Areas. Front Cover. Adrian Morgan. Sheridan House, Inc., - Sports Recreation.
It contains information on the winds, currents, regional and seasonal weather, and suggestions concerning optimum times for individual routes, with over way points. The perfect partner to World Cruising Routes, this lavishly illustrated handbook profiles every cruising destination in the world.
Each destination is detailed comprehensively with information from culture, history and climate to cruising attractions, weather and local laws. Jimmy Cornell This survey on world cruising compares the trends that have taken place in the world cruising scene and provides practical advice and information for long-distance cruisers.
Topics include the sizes and types of boat cruisers, the routes chosen and why, electrical and electronic gear, and more. Stress-free Sailing Single and Short-handed Techniques Duncan Wells This indispensable guide takes the stress out of sailing with step by step photographic instructions on how to perform essential sailing techniques, regardless of how much help you have to hand.
An absolute godsend. Drawn from over 35 years of the author's own experiences, this essential guide for yacht owners is packed with expert wisdom and guidance on every aspect of owning and managing a yacht. Safe Skipper is an indispensable guide to safe boating for skippers of all abilities. With its completely practical approach, it enables skippers to keep both boat and crew safe while still enjoying their time afloat.
Includes case studies. With advice, hints, tips and personal anecdotes, this practical book accompanies the cruiser from departure to safe arrival at their destination, drawing out the practical lessons at each stage of the passage from the theory found in text books.
Superb photography illustrates the text and will inspire sailors of all levels. Dag Pike This book guides the novice cruiser through an entire passage, from preparations before departure to entering harbour at their destination. Aimed at owners of powerboats and motor cruisers between 25 and 65ft, the book is entirely practical, with checklists, sidebars, boxouts, many diagrams and is illustrated with superb action photos.
Territory: WO. Manoeuvring At Close Quarters Under Power Bill Johnson Laid out in a very clear way, with one manoeuvre per page and in a handy wiro format for use when at the helm, this is the ideal teach yourself guide, and the perfect onboard aide memoire. The Jet Ski Manual Christophe Harmand The complete owner's manual detailing how to choose, run, handle, maintain and service your jet ski, with inspirational as well as step-by-step sequence photos.
The complete, user-friendly, hands-on manual packed with detailed step-bystep diagrams, lively action photos, and helpful advice on getting the most out of your sailing at whatever level. Whether you are a dinghy or yacht sailor, just learning the basics or wanting tips on sailing with the best, this is the book that will give you all the answers you are looking for.
The bible for anyone cruising as a way of life, whether short or long term, this book will show you how to get it right before you go. Based on a popular series in Yachting Monthly, this accessible and entertaining book deals with navigational and seamanship problems in a non-preachy, non-textbook manner. Alastair Buchan Not all potential or existing boatowners want to spend every last penny getting or staying afloat.
A comprehensive, up-to-date guide to equipping and sailing a cruising yacht, addressing the concerns of beginners and experienced owners alike.
The Reeds Crew Handbook gives new and aspiring crew all the essential knowledge they need to undertake the tasks traditionally handled by crew aboard any size of yacht. Presented in accessible bite-sized topics and packed with illustrations, this is an invaluable primer for new crew, and a handy aide-memoire for use by anyone at sea.
It is the perfect guide for beginners and a refresher for old hands. An invaluable visual reference when sailing in foreign waters, this highly illustrated boat dictionary in nine languages English, French, German, Dutch, Spanish, Italian, Danish, Portuguese and Greek focuses on all the topics and terms boaters will need to refer to when abroad.
Alison Muir Bennett Ideal for crew pre-planning and for skippers seeking crew. Unique yacht migration maps help pinpoint the best places and times of year to gain a crew place.
An on-board reference to the maritime flags of the world and their usage. This reference guide contains all the navigational information and practical seamanship needed by skippers or crew.
Its accessible presentation makes it ideal for reference at sea, and its splash proof pages and spiral binding enable it to stand up to the demanding marine environment. Theories are put to the test, and are illustrated with entertaining descriptions of successful and enlightening fishing trips, bringing the facts to life and showing how they can be turned into practical tactics for all sea anglers to employ.
This book takes the drama out of a crisis. Buying a boat can be a minefield, but these practical guides make it a lot easier for would be boat owners to make sensible, informed choices.
This is the definitive book for crews of any size contemplating voyages out of the sight of land anywhere in the world, whether racing or cruising.
An essential on-board guide to dealing with medical emergencies at sea, this book shows the medical novice exactly how to tackle a wide variety of medical situations that might arise.