Based on a highly successful series of articles in Practical Boat Owner magazine, this is a detailed practical guide to sailing around the UK by means of day sails.
Roger Oliver, a passionate sailor, explains his in-depth passage planning, boat preparations, weather checks and log-keeping, as well as his choice of routes, the detailed navigation, sail trim tips and on-passage maintenance, all for the benefit of sailors who have a yearning to follow in his footsteps.
Packed with a wealth of practical tips, this new edition has been expanded with a whole section devoted to an alternative route north. Covering the east coast of Ireland, Rathlin Island, Oban and the Outer Hebrides, this book remains a godsend to the many thousands of sailors who enjoy coastal cruising, and shows that it is perfectly possible to cruise around the whole of the UK in a series of day sails.
With this book to 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 from any starting point.
Roger Oliver is passionate about sailing. He has sailed a variety of boats over the years and has cruised the French coast, the Mediterranean and North Africa. 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 and is an active RNLI fundraiser.
PB 170 pages