The definitive handbook on offshore sailing and ocean passages. Using the theory behind the RYA Ocean Yachtmaster syllabus as a starting point, Tom Cunliffe's unique guide is an essential reference for everyone wanting to sail further afield, covering not only what they need to know but what they need to do, and how to do it.
Tom Cunliffe has been sailing for most of his life and has sailed his own yachts from the Caribbean to Russia and from Brazil to the Arctic. He has worked in all branches of the sailing profession, instructing and examining; is a regular columnist for leading sailing magazines in the UK & USA; and is the author of the bestselling Compete Day Skipper and Complete Yachmaster, in this series.
Recommended if you're planning to go bluewater cruising for the first time. * Sailing Today * Essential reading for anyone planning for or dreaming about sailing long distances * Soundings (US) *