Atlantic Crossings: A Sailor's Guide to Europe and Beyond

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Sheridan House, Inc., 2006 - Sports & Recreation - 314 pages
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The main intent of this book is to prepare the North American sailor for his first crossing of the Atlantic to Europe. It is actually so exhaustive in its coverage that it will indeed help the bluewater sailor to learn how to cross any ocean in the world.
 

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Contents

SECTION
15
That which prevailsweather wind and current
25
From breeze to hurricane
31
Flowing with the current
44
Guides to weather en route
54
Routes out of the West
64
Caribbean rhumb route to the Azores
71
Routes from mid ocean to Europe and Madeira
80
Madeira
128
Tides weather and you
136
SECTION THREE
145
the crew
193
New tricks and gadgets
236
Heavy weather sailing
255
Light weather sailing
272
Life in the Azores
283

Homeward bound
95
Europe from a sailing boat
101
The North Sea islands and the Netherlands
108
The Algarve
115
Epilogue
293
Garbage disposal
307
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