`Only Jimmy Cornell could displace the one cruising guide every cruising vessel has aboard. Without doubt the new World Cruising Destinations will find a place beside the venerable World Cruising Routes as the must have guide to world cruising. Nothing can replace experience as a teacher, and Jimmy Cornell's vast cruising experiences have made him the world's leading authority on world cruising!' * Bob Bitchin, Latitudes & Attitudes Magazine * '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 * 'an astonishingly impressive piece of work' * Sportsboat and RIB Magazine (September 2010) * 'A reference book of immaculate integrity covering every maritime nation of the world, but also so enticingly and inspirationally presented that it would make a wonderful present. With hundreds of superb photos to bring the information to life, it is a publication any sailor would love to have either on board or at home.' * www.SailWorld.com (28th August 2010) * 'Providing essential planning data and practical information, as well as detailing the main attractions across 184 countries, World Cruising Destinations is designed to whet the reader's appetite for world cruising and help them make the most of their time in port.' * Yacht Report (October 2010) * 'a must-have for all charter yacht captains' * Yachting World (November 2010) * 'an essential tool' * Nautical Magazine (November 2010) * 'Mouth-watering cruising destinations to while away a winter's evening with' * Yachts and Yachting (December 2010) * '...must-have reference book...' * World Cruising Club Magazine (Autumn/Winter 2010) * 'the most complete and practical handbook out there, and it's the one you'll be reaching for again and again.' * Seven Seas Cruising Associations * 'Whether you're dreaming or doing it for real, this book is a blue water cruiser's dream' * Sailing Today (September 2010) * This 423-page tome sets itself a big task, but legendary cruising yachtsman and writer Cornell, who can boast 200,000 miles and three circumnavigations, is more than up to the job. * Yachting Monthly * The text is as well presented as it is thorough, and the maps and beautiful colour pics make the whole publication an incredible reference book, an indispensable companion for the cruiser * Sailing *
'What Jimmy Cornell doesn't know about cruising isn't worth knowing' - Yachting World
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.