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 well 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 adventures both on land and on the high seas. 487 pages HB.