THE ATLANTIC CROSSING GUIDE

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HAMMICK, A. 292 Pág. Cartoné. 30×22. Preparations, Passages and Landfall 7Th Edition

Categoría: ISBN: 9781472947666

Descripción

The Atlantic Crossing Guide is well established as the standard reference for anyone planning an Atlantic voyage, whether via the trade wind route to the Caribbean or to Europe from the United States. The better prepared you are the greater your chances of success. Packed full of the collective wisdom of cruising sailors over four decades, this new edition has been updated to include advice on:

PREPARATIONS
suitable boats, including considerations of hull integrity
equipment and maintenance
advances in navigation and communications systems
access to weather and routeing information
the balance of power input and usage
planning for hurricane season
risk management
crew harmony and health
provisioning

PASSAGE PLANNING
Atlantic weather systems, including tropical waves and hurricanes
common routes and timings across the Atlantic
seasonal cruising along bordering coasts and within Atlantic island groups
fog and ice in the higher latitudes
key landfalls

7Th Edition