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Sail Away

How to Escape the Rate Race and Live the Dream



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You long to escape the daily grind, buy a boat and sail away. This book will inspire your dreams and show you how to turn them into a reality - be it an extended cruise or years away. Written by a yachting journalist who has sailed away for 8 years, together with the contributions of 100 other blue-water cruisers, there are tales a plenty of what it is like to do it from around the world - west, east, north and south. There is also practical advice on everything from choosing a boat to crossing oceans. You'll be guided through each step of the preparation before casting off on your adventure of a lifetime. There's information on everything the would-be blue-water sailor needs to consider, including safety, communications, children, ocean passages and budgeting. Learn about routes and destinations around Europe, the Caribbean, the Pacific and beyond to help you cruise the Mediterranean or Baltic, cross the Atlantic or circumnavigate the world. Colour photographs and charts will inspire and inform in this essential guide for the 21st century blue-water sailor. Fully updated for 2019 with new sections on visiting the Baltic and high and low latitudes. Contributors include John Ridgway, Jeanne Socrates, Tom Cunliffe, Ellen Massey Leonard, Behan Gifford, Nigel Wollen, Andrew Wilkes, Jane Russell and Jeremy Wyatt.

Product code: 9781912177233

ISBN 9781912177233
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H240xW170
No. Of Pages 248
Publisher Fernhurst Books Limited
Series Skipper's Library
Edition 2nd edition
Inspiration and practical advice to help you escape the daily grind, guiding you through the planning for and enjoyment of the adventure of a lifetime. This essential guide contains information on everything the 21st century blue-water sailor needs to consider, from choosing a boat to crossing oceans, including safety, communications and budgeting.