World Cruising Handbook
- List Price: $69.95
- Binding: Hardcover
- Edition: 3
- Publisher: McGraw-Hill
- Publish date: 05/01/2001
- ISBN: 9780071376105
- ISBN10: 0071376100
Section I cover matters of general interest such as cruising formalities, health precautions, and radio and satellite communications.
Section II describes the history, economy, political situation, culture, climate, language and religion of 185 countries and dependencies, as well as giving an insight into the cruising attractions of each country. Detailed information is provided on:
Ports of entryCustoms, health and immigration requirementsClearance procedures, cruising permits and bondsPorts, marinas and technical facilitiesLocal time, currency, business hours, public holidays, electricity, etc.
Section III contains information on IALA buoyage, U.S. and British chart agents worldwide and a glossary of useful terms in several languages.
"World Cruising Handbook is the indispensable reference guide for long distance sailors.
The information in this book is continuously updated on www.noonsite.com, Jimmy Cornell's website for cruising sailors.