Top : Boat Design and Boatbuilding Books


World Voyage Planner


  


 : World Voyage Planner
variant image variant image





Binding: Paperback
EAN: 9781408140291
ISBN: 1408140292
Item Dimensions: 94175223898
Label: Bloomsbury
Languages: EnglishPublishedEnglishOriginal LanguageEnglishUnknown
Manufacturer: Bloomsbury
Number Of Items: 1
Publication Date: 2001
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Studio: Bloomsbury




Related Items: Alternate Versions: Click to Display

Browse for similar items by category: Click to Display



Editorial Review:

Product Description:
This book helps sailors plan the outline of a voyage in any ocean of the world, with suggestions of alternative routes to certain destinations, recommended times and seasons, areas to be avoided, attractive places en route and strategically located ports of call to be used in an emergency. World Voyage Planner is meant as a companion volume to World Cruising Routes and World Cruising Destinations, both of which should be consulted for specific information on individual routes and countries. To facilitate the planning of a voyage in any part of the world, the recently published Cornell's Ocean Atlas contains monthly pilot charts based on data gathered by meteorological satellites over the last twenty years. The charts show speed and direction of winds and currents, the extent of the Intertropical Convergence Zones, mean tracks of tropical storms, and the mean location of high pressure cells for each month of the year. In recent years cruising yachts have reached some of the most remote parts of the world from Greenland to the Amazon, and even such challenging destinations as Antarctica and the Northwest Passage are no longer the preserve of tough explorers. While the main focus of this book is voyages along the most popular cruising routes, there are also suggested voyages to some less frequented destinations that are visited by cruising sailors, such as the inland waterways of Europe and North America and some navigable rivers (Danube, Rhone, Amazon, Mississippi).





 



Boat Design.Net
Design Award


  Top Rated Sites
 
  Most Popular Sites
 
  What's New

  Boat Plans
 
  Books
 
  Designers
 
  Boatbuilders
 
  Materials
 
  Powerboats
 
  Catamarans
 
  Propulsion
 
  Sailboats
 
  Multihulls
 
  Software
 
  Resources
 
  My Links
 
  Gallery
 
  Forums
 
  Search

Product prices and availability are accurate as of the date/time indicated and are subject to change. Any price and availability information displayed on amazon.com at the time of purchase will apply to the purchase of the product. Boat Design Net is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.
Thank You for Your Support of Boat Design.Net

Home  |  Top of Page