A Visual Cruising Guide to the Southern New England Coast: Portsmouth, NH, to New London, CT

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McGraw Hill Professional, Oct 21, 2009 - Sports & Recreation - 272 pages
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New concept in navigation provides the perfect complement to your charts and traditional cruising guides

This unique cruising guide features aerial photos matched with chart segments to guide you through channels and harbor approaches. Prepared with input from local experts up and down the coast, hazards, safe channels, and key navigation aids are clearly labeled on photos and charts.

 

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Contents

Introduction
10
A Few Notes on Using This Guide
12
Eastern Long Island and Fishers Island Sound New London CT to Point Judith RI including Block Island
14
Narragansett Bay The West Passage and Providence River
54
Narragansett Bay The East Passage to Bristol
78
The Sakonnet River
92
Buzzards Bay and the Cape Cod Canal Westport to West Falmouth Harbor
100
The Elizabeth Islands Marthas Vineyard and Nantucket
130
Cape Cod
158
South of Boston Plymouth to Cohasset
188
Boston and the Harbor Islands
204
North of Boston to Portsmouth and The Isles of Shoals
224
Index
266
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

James L. Bildner is a life-long sailor and avid recreational pilot who shoots the photos for his books from his own helicopter. He owns a chain of upscale gourmet food stores in the greater Boston area and cruises the New England coast in his 52-foot Hinckley, Windward. A member of the Cruising Club of America, Jim has pulled together a network of local contributors to vet and detail the piloting instructions in this book. Jim is also the founder of the Literary Ventures Fund, a nonprofit with offices in Boston and New York, which invests marketing/promotion funds with commercial publishers to help exceptional works of fiction, literary nonfiction, and poetry find the audience they deserve.

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