Cruising Guides Beyond the South West Pacific. Page four.


CRUISING THE WORLD


ANTARCTICA



See also Charts, Hydrographic and Cruising Guides for New Zealand, South West Pacific and Beyond

  • Baltic Sea and Approaches
  • The Baltic Sea
  • Sailing through Russia
  • Dream Cruising Destinations
  • A Passion for the Sea
  • World Voyage Planner
  • Cornell's Ocean Atlas
  • Ocean Passages and Landfalls
  • Ocean Passages for the World
  • Cape Horn and Antarctica Waters
  • Antarctica Cruising Guide

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    BALTIC SEA AND APPROACHES.
    By RCC Pilotage, Hardback, 1.89 kgs, 439 pages, 215mm x 305mm, full colour photographs and plans 4th Edition. Published 2017

    This 4th edition has been produced by a team from the Royal Cruising Club and contains substantial changes. Apart from the routine updating of the text and plans – many newly drawn for this edition – and the addition of new photos, there are also some major changes. In particular coverage of Finland has been reorganized, and reflecting the fast pace of change since the last edition, the Baltic States and Poland sections have been improved significantly.

    The nine countries bordering the Baltic Sea offer an immense variety of cruising grounds, people and cultures. There are thousands of harbours and innumerable anchorages, and it would take an entire bookshelf, to cover them all in detail. The information contained in this book is therefore selective. It has been chosen for its value both at the planning stages - preparing the yacht, choosing the most suitable route, timing and communications etc - and again on arrival, when a general overview of each individual country is followed by specific harbour information. Where detailed cruising information is readily available - effectively Germany, Denmark, Sweden and Finland - only selected harbours are covered, chosen, with a few exceptions, as fulfilling certain key needs. Where cruising information is more limited - Poland, Kaliningrad, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Russia - many smaller harbours are also featured in detail. In addition to comprehensive suggestions for further reading (and sources in each country from which they may be ordered) more than 200 websites are listed, again chosen for their relevance both at the planning stages and en route. In order to facilitate the latter, as well as for general communication, details of internet access points are included for most major harbours.

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    THE BALTIC SEA, THIRD EDITION 2010.
    By Royal Cruising Club Pilotage Foundation, Hardback, 1.5kg, 376 pages, 215mm x300mm, full colour photographs and drawings
    This third edition draws heavily on the earlier work by Barry Sheffield and Oz Robinson and then by Anne Hammick and her supporting team.
    The Baltic Sea is vast and diverse in every sense. This book sets out to provide the cruising yachtsmen with the background details necessary to plan extended cruising throughout the region whether it is to the popular well developed areas or the more remote parts where the only company is the wildlife. The earlier book has now been much enhanced, updated and extended to include the west coast of Sweden and the whole of the Gulf of Bothnia. All areas of the Baltic Sea are now covered. Although the pilotage information for each country is much greater than hitherto, it would be impractical to mention the thousands of harbours and anchorages in all these differing countries. However, all key facts for each country are provided along with details of the local guides and how to source them.

    NZ$138.00 + delivery.

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    SAILING THROUGH RUSSIA. From the Arctic to the Black Sea
    By John Vallentine & Maxine Maters, Pbk, 1 kgs, 315 pages, 211mm x 280mm, full colour photographs and plans
    In 2013, Australian yacht Tainui became the first foreign-flagged vessel to sail through Russia’s inland waterways from the Arctic to the Black Sea in over 10 years. This is both a personal account of her journey and a detailed cruising guide.
    Australian skipper John Vallentine and his Moscow-based crew Maxine Maters argued, laughed and caroused their way down one of the world’s greatest rivers, from Archangels’k to Crimea. This story is recommended reading for anyone interested in the history and geography of the Volga River. As the only cruising guide to the White Sea – Black Sea route it is unique.

    This publication was inspired by John’s blog which was awarded the Cruising Association’s 2014 Lacey Trophy.
    John also won the Ocean Cruising Club’s 2015 Vasey Vase for voyage of an unusual and exploratory nature..

    NZ$110.00 + delivery.

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    DREAM CRUISING DESTINATIONS.
    By vanessa Bird. Paperback, 0.65kg, 195mm x 253mm, 160 pages, colour charts and photos. Published 2015.
    In this book twenty classic cruises (around the South of France, Greece, Caribbean Islands, Thailand and more) are fully mapped, measured and costed to enable cruisers to plan and achieve their dream cruises. All showing how they are perfectly possible whatever your skill level. From weekend cruises around the British Isles to a voyage to Antarctica, and from Greek island cruises to an escape to the Virgin Islands, this book explores where to go, why, how to get there and what to expect en route.

    The book breaks down each cruise into important considerations, such as what type of boat is needed, what level of skill or qualifications are required, whether it is a suitable journey to undertake with a young family, what possible dangers might influence any decision (from extreme weather to the threat of piracy), and most obviously, cost.

    Each cruise is graded from 1 to 5 in each category for instant comparison, but the book proves none are impossible.

    Covering popular, exotic cruising destinations such as Thailand and the Virgin Islands, as well as unexpected, almost secret routes along the US Intracoastal Waterway and French canals, as well as proper adventures (including both Atlantic and Pacific crossings), this inspirational may be the starting point for the voyage of a lifetime.

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    A PASSION FOR THE SEA - Reflections on three Circumnavigations.
    By Jimmy Cornell. Hardback, 180mm x 249mm, 487 pages, full colour photographs.
    Jimmy Cornell has influenced the contemporary cruising scene more than any other sailor. He is the acknowledged authority on ocean routing and his bestselling World Cruising Routes provides a wealth of information on all sailing routes of the world. As the founder of the cruising rally concept, his highly successful transatlantic and round the world rallies enabled thousands of sailors to fulfill their dream of blue water sailing.
    During the last three decades Jimmy Cornell has sailed close to 200,000 miles in all oceans of the world including three circumnavigations as wel as voyages to the Arctic and Antarctic. This book is the essence of the author's hard won experience and covers all practical aspects of offshore cruising interspersed with a description of his latest voyage and also reflections on a life of adventure both on land and on the high seas.

    NZ$75.00 + Delivery.

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    WORLD VOYAGE PLANNER.
    By Jimmy Cornell. Paperback with flaps, 1.07kg, 342 pages, 194mm x 243mm, full colour photos and illustrations. Published 2012.
    An undisputed authority on long distance voyaging, Jimmy Cornell deals with all the elements that ensure a successful voyage, providing practical guidance to would-be voyagers on planning a safe and enjoyable trip. World Voyage Planner is designed to be used in conjuction with World Cruiisng Routes.
    While the main focus of this book is on voyages along the most popular routes, there are also some suggested voyages to some less frequented destinations.
    Essential aspects of preparations for an offshore voyage are based on comprehensive surveys with over 100 long distance sailors. This guide includes:

  • Strategies for planning voyages under the most favourable conditions whether in the tropics or high latitudes.
  • Latest charts with winds and currents for passages in every ocean.
  • Global cruising hubs.
  • World Weather systems.
  • Planning advice on voyages to the most attractive cruising destinations.
  • Suggested circular voyages in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans.
  • Complete outlines of round the world voyages starting from anywhere in the world.
  • An overview of the global movement of cruising yachts.

    Jimmy Cornell also provide invaluable advice on voyage practicalities, including:

  • Services available in all major cruising hubs.
  • Places to leave the boat if you need to fly home.
  • Suggestions on alternative routes if forced to change plans.
  • Emergency stops for medical reasons, major repairs or crew changes.

    An essential resource for anyone contemplating an extended cruise, or for those just dreaming of doing it at some point in the future.

    NZ$90.00 + Delivery.

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    CORNELL'S OCEAN ATLAS
    By Jimmy & Ivan Cornell. Spiral Bound A3, 1.26 kgs, 445mm x 300mm, 120 pages, colour charts. Published 2011
    Pilot Charts, also known as routeing charts,have been the most important passage planning tool since the middle of the 19th century. The first systematic study of ships' sailing routes, and the weather conditions that affect them, was undertaken in the 19th Century by Lieutenant Maury of the US Navy, with the aid of shipmaster's logbooks. Much of the information contained in the Pilot charts that are in use today is still based on those observations and although they have been updated at regular intervals, whether due to the scarcity of reliable sources, the inaccuracy of the observations, or the climate changes that have occurred over the years, some of the information shown on those charts has now become inaccurate. To present as true a picture as possible of the actual conditions which prevails in todays oceans, the charts used in this atlas are based on the latest weather information gathered by a network of meteorological satrellites using data collected in the last 20 years.

    The Ocean charts in this atlas show the mean wind speed and direction for every month of the year in each of the World's oceans. The Atlas is aimed primarily at cruising sailors planning or undertaking an ocean passage.

    NZ$200.00 + Delivery

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    OCEAN PASSAGES AND LANDFALLS, 2nd edition.
    By Rod Heikell and Andy O'Grady. Hardback, 213mm x 303mm, 374 pages, full colour charts.
    This is a handbook for world cruisers. It provides invaluable passage-planning information for crossing the oceans, with discussions on climates, seasons, oceanography and the merits of different world cruising routes.
    The heart of the book is an ocean-by-ocean round up, and at the beginning of each of these sections is a description of routes, followed by information on the countries relevant to these routes. Details of formalities and regulations are then followed by essential information on key harbours and landfalls.
    This second edition has been thoroughly revised and enlarged and now features new sections on chosen areas and topics - the Atlantic circuit or Cruising in Ice, for instance. Here the opportunity has been taken to provide more informal commentary and observations based on first-hand experience. These sections are illustrated by the authors' colour photos, many of which have been taken during the production of this new edition and sent in from far-flung parts of the oceans: Rod Heikell in the South Pacific and the Torres Strait, and Andy O'Grady in Brazil and the high latitudes of Chile. As an up-to-date reference for world cruising this new edition of Ocean Passages and Landfalls sets the benchmark as both a practical reference and also as a book for dreamers.

    NZ$165.00 + delivery.

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    OCEAN PASSAGES FOR THE WORLD. NP136, 2014. 6th Edition.
    By British Admiralty. Hardback, 1.54kg, 215mm x 303mm, 417 pages, colour charts/ diagrams.

    Written for those planning deep-sea voyages, this book contains a wealth of information on ocean voyage planning. Individual chapters on each of the world's oceans. Notes on weather, currents, swell and ice hazards and other factors affecting passage. Directions and distances for a number of commonly used routes for both power and sailboats

    NZ$280.00 + delivery.

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    CAOE HORN AND ANTARCTIC WATERS. 1st EDITION
    By Imray - Paul Heiney. Hardback, 1.10kg, 215mm x 303mm, 214 pages, colour Photographs, charts/ diagrams. Published 2017. 1st ed.

    Covers the spectacular cruising grounds around Cape Horn, including Chile, the Beagle Channel, the Falkland Islands and the Antarctic Peninsula. Including some of the most dangerous waters in the world, from the treacherous Cape Horn to the icebound anchorages of Antarctica, it offers not only inspiration and encouragement but enough detail to plan the voyage of a lifetime.

    Broadcaster and author Paul Heiney has incorporated a strategic range of navigational information from his voyage to the area alongside that gathered by other experienced sailors. Key passages, harbours and anchorages are described in an informative and enlightening way alongside useful sketch plans. Full-colour photographs and lively texts give a strong sense of the drama and magnificence of an area that is increasingly of interest to cruising yachts.

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    ANTARCTICA CRUSING GUIDE.
    By Peter Carey & Craig Franklin. Paperback, 130mm x 183mm, 291 pages, full colour photographs.
    Antarctica is Earth's most unusual and inspiring travel destination.
    Whether you've booked your ticket or are just dreaming of the ultimate journey, this beautiful field guide will lead you into a magic, untouched world.
    Learn about:
  • landing places
  • penguins and sea birds
  • whales and seals
  • sea creatures and insects
  • plants
  • geology and landscapes
  • history
  • Antarctic conservation

    Was NZ$40.00 + Delivery.
    Now NZ$10.00 + Delivery.

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    ANTARCTICA



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