Jimmy Cornell World Cruising Destinations

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World Cruising Destinations

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9780071638241: World Cruising Destinations

184 countries. Endless possibilities for the cruising vacation of your dreams

"What Jimmy Cornell doesn't know about cruising isn't worth knowing."
--Yachting World

World Cruising Destinations is the only nautical tourist guide to the world, the ultimate aid for planning an ocean voyage or a charter vacation. Covering the globe from the tropics to high latitudes, this guide gives essential details of climate, ports, facilities, highlights, and travel formalities (visas, entrance requirements, etc.) of destinations in 184 countries. If you are ready to cast off the docklines tomorrow or just want to do your voyaging from the comfort of your armchair, it's a wonderful guidebook to your next dream vacation.

  • 300 vivid, full-color maps and photos

    Table of Contents
    Chapter 1. World Cruising Facts and Highlights; Chapter 2. Mediterranean and Black Sea; Chapter 3. Northern Europe; Chapter 4. Western Europe and North Atlantic Islands; Chapter 5. West Africa and South Atlantic Islands; Chapter 6. Caribbean; Chapter 7. Central and North America; Chapter 8. South America; Chapter 9. North Pacific Islands; Chapter 10. Australia and South Pacific Islands; Chapter 11. Southeast Asia and the Far East; Chapter 12. North Indian Ocean and Red Sea; Chapter 13. South Indian Ocean; Appendices: Cruising Guides.

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    About the Author:

    Jimmy Cornell took up sailing in the early 1970s while working as a reporter for the BBC World Service in London. In 1975-1981, he circumnavigated the planet on a 36-foot sailboat with his wife, Gwenda Cornell, and two children. He has since circumnavigated twice more while logging more than 200,000 sailing miles in the world's oceans. In 1986, Cornell organized and launched the first Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC), an annual flotilla voyage from the Canary Islands to the Caribbean that is now in its twentieth year and has become the largest transoceanic event in the world. Cornell then founded the World Cruising Club, which specializes in international sailing events, and in August 1998 he initiated the Millenium Round-the-World Rally, in which more than 50 yachts sailed together around the world. Five years after its launch, his website www.noonsite.com attracts more than 1 million hits per month. Cornell is a contributing editor and regular columnist for Cruising World magazine, where his columns support sales of his books. He is the author of World Cruising Routes, which has sold more than 65,000 copies in North America and more than 130,000 copies worldwide since its first publication more than twenty years ago.

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