Around the World Rally

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Sheridan House, Inc., 1993 - Sports & Recreation - 212 pages
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Around the World Rally provides a detailed analysis of how 36 different cruising boats, their equipment and crew performed during 16 months and 24,000 miles of tough ocean sailing. Divided into sections covering all aspects of cruising from equipment, instruments, sails and maintenance to provisioning, navigation and watch-keeping, it offers valuable lessons to any sailor, whether cruising in local waters or planning a circumnavigation.
 

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Contents

Preparations
1
The start
13
Atlantic crossing
26
The Caribbean Sea
39
Enchanted islands
51
Tragedy at sea
61
Stories from the South Seas
83
Trade wind passage
93
Winter monsoon
131
Passage to Africa
145
The Red Sea
156
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About the author (1993)

An accomplished yachtsman and best-selling author, Jimmy has sailed 200,000 miles, including three circumnavigations as well as voyages to Antarctica, Alaska and Spitsbergen. Founder of the ARC transatlantic rally, Jimmy is credited with having devised the offshore crusing rallly concept.

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