The Pacific Crossing Guide: RCC Pilotage Foundation with Ocean Cruising Club
Author(s): Michael Pocock & Ros Hogbin
The Pacific Crossing Guide is a complete reference for anyone contemplating sailing the Pacific in their own boat. From ideal timing, suitable boats, routes, methods of communication and provisioning to seasonal weather, departure and arrival ports, facilities, likely costs and dangers, the comprehensiveness of this new edition will both inspire dreamers and instil confidence in those about to depart. This is the definitive reference on the subject, relied upon by many thousands of cruisersThis edition has been updated to include new developments in communications, new sources of weather information, changes in transiting the Panama Canal, as well as new photos.
'The definitive work on Pacific crossings' Cruising
'A magnum opus of excellence' Flying Fish
Michael Pocock and his wife spent three and a half years cruising in the Pacific as part of an unhurried circumnavigation. They sailed over 20,000 miles within the Pacific visiting countless islands.
Ros Hogbin is a writer and journalist who has recently returned from a 3-year circumnavigation with her husband on their Nicolson 43. She has written on cruising and racing for Sailing Today and Yachting World.
- : 9781408113813
- : A & C Black Publishers Ltd
- : Adlard Coles Nautical
- : August 2011
- : 297mm X 210mm X 19mm
- : United Kingdom
- : November 2011
- : books
- : Michael Pocock & Ros Hogbin
- : Hardback
- : reprinted with amendments
- : 623.89224
- : 224
- : 75 color maps + 40 photos