World Cruising Routes Author:Jimmy Cornell This book is a comprehensive guide to nearly 300 cruising routes around the world. It contains essential information on winds, currents, regional and seasonal weather as well as a great deal of first-hand advice gained during the author?s six year circumnavigation and subsequent journalistic assignments. — All the necessary information for plann... more »ing an extended cruise in any of the world?s oceans has been brought together for the first time in a single volume. While this book is primarily an aid to route planning, it will also be useful during a cruise to select alternative destinations if the need arises.
The author believes that cruising should be a pleasurable activity and the aim of the book is to help sailors avoid many unpleasant conditions by forward planning. The book places more emphasis on the warmer regions of the world, although routes in higher latitudes are also extensively covered.« less