The Hitch-hiker's Guide to the Oceans

Author(s): Alison Muir Bennett

Nautical - Seamanship

The Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Oceans is packed with practical information on crewing around the world whatever your starting point or the time of year, and has, in its previous editions, proved a boon to aspiring sailors worldwide. From how to find a crew position, what to expect from different kinds of skippers and what will be expected of you as crew, to where the yachts gather and when, rally locations, crewing costs and job opportunities along the way, its all here for prospective crew awaiting the chance of a lifetime.


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Crewing on other people's boats has always held a major attraction for impecunious travellers and those looking for adventure or a gap year activity.The market for crewing opportunities is continuously growing with the increase in long-term cruisingUnique yacht migration maps pinpoint the best seasons and areas to gain a crew placeWebsite addresses in this edition will be invaluable for crew as well as for skippers seeking crewNew edition of a highly popular pre-planning guide

Alison Muir-Bennett began her travels in the Middle East, Asia and Africa as founder partner in an overland expedition company. She continued her travels by sea, embarking on a 3 year voyage in a jointly owned 42 foot ketch, sailing through the China Seas, Western Pacific, Solomon and Coral Seas, across the Indian Ocean to South Africa and thence across the Atlantic to the Caribbean. She then lived in Brazil for a time where she enjoyed weekend coastal cruising.

General Fields

  • : 9780713662139
  • : Black
  • : Black
  • : 0.24
  • : February 2003
  • : 216mm X 138mm X 6mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Alison Muir Bennett
  • : Paperback
  • : 797.124
  • : 112
  • : 2 world maps, 2 tables