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Practical Boat Owner's Sailing Around the UK and Ireland
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Based on a very successful series in Practical Boat Owner Magazine, this highly practical and inspirational book is the ideal companion for anyone considering a circumnavigation of the UK.

Roger Oliver is passionate about sailing. He has sailed a variety of boats over the years and has cruised in many countries, including North Africa, France and the Bay of Biscay. He has now circumnavigated the UK twice, solo in a 25ft Sadler, covering a distance of 4,800 miles. He writes regularly for Practical Boat Owner magazine.

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Roger Oliver is passionate about sailing. He has sailed a variety of boats over the years and has cruised in many countries, including North Africa, France and the Bay of Biscay. He has now circumnavigated the UK twice, solo in a 25ft Sadler, covering a distance of 4,800 miles. He writes regularly for Practical Boat Owner magazine.

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'With detailed passage planning tips plus information on preparation and provisioning, it imparts inspiring and helpful advice.' * Practical Boat Owner Magazine, July 15, 2011 *
'This book will be a godsend to the many thousands of sailors who enjoy coastal cruising.' * Yachting Life Magazine, July 1, 2011 *
'With this book in hand, and inspired by Roger's detailed route maps and spectacular photographs, anyone can experience the thrill and enjoyment of sailing around the beautiful and varied UK coast.' * Yachting Life Magazine, July 1, 2011 *
"The book began life as a series of articles in Practical Boat Owner and covers, in considerable detail, preparing your boat, passage planning and pilotage, together with information about the various legs of the circumnavigation...There really is a great deal of of information either stated or to be gleaned from Roger Oliver's text" * East Coast Sailing 1 (July 2011) *
The author aims to help the would be circumnavigator and others with this account. There is no doubt that he has succeeded in providing a worthwhile addition to the bookshelf. The charts and diagrams are excellent and the photographs first class * Nautical Magazine *

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