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This comprehensive third volume in Jimmy Cornell's acclaimed and successful World Cruising series is the ultimate authority on boats, gear, and techniques for long-distance cruising under sail.

Distilled from surveys of 15,000 sailors by the world's leading promoter of blue-water voyaging, it answers in detail the most frequently asked questions on world cruising, including what boats people are sailing, what navigation and seamanship practices work best, what equipment is really essential, and more.

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 240 pages
  • Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press; 1 edition (February 27, 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0071414258
  • ISBN-13: 978-0071414258
  • Product Dimensions: 7.3 x 0.7 x 9.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds

Customer Reviews

Cornell is simply the best at pulling data together

 on June 12, 2013
By Michael L. Graham
One of the biggest problems about making a long term voyage is what works and what doesn’t. What equipment do you need, what brand of genset or watermaker, for example, seems to have the best life. Cornell has taken various surveys among all of those who have participated in the various rallies he has supervised, and pulled the data together in a very interesting way. I recommend it for reading for those who are going, and those who are thinking about going.

Five Stars

 on December 5, 2016
By Amazon Customer
Very informative, well written and a man who has traveled sharing his knowledge. A must buy for Sailers.

excellent book A MUST in every sailor’s bookshelf Thank you

 on April 11, 2017
By Sergio Angel B.
excellent book

Five Stars

 on May 21, 2015
By ProtoEvan
good read for anyone dreaming of literally sailing into the sunset

Must have.

 on February 19, 2015
By George Watt
Excellent, typical Jimmy….thorough.

Excellent source of information

 on November 3, 2004
By xpda
Cornell offers his own viewpoints as well as those of others, does a good job of labeling facts vs. options, and answers a lot of questions I had about cruising. Safety equipment, storms, piracy, dangerous areas, firearms, and communications are all covered well. Common equipment failures are given, along with statistics to back them up. For example, how often does the mast of a cuising yacht really fail, and how?

Great Product Fast Shipping A+++

 on August 21, 2014
By Stephen W Long
Great Product Fast Shipping A+++