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Thursday, February 8th, 2018

The Adlard Coles Book of Mediterranean Cruising

 

Adlard Cioles

Adlard Coles the nautical division of Bloomsbury and publishers of the four books we have written have now published the fourth edition of The Book of Mediterranean Cruising by Rod Heikell

Offering time-served advice to both the novice Mediterranean Superyacht Captain and the old-hand it is the perfect guide for anyone cruising the area.

Extensively updated, this new edition conveys the magic of Mediterranean cruising, as well as giving practical first-hand advice on sailing these enticing waters.

This is the perfect guide for anyone cruising in the Mediterranean by Rod Heikell, the acknowledged expert on Mediterranean sailing.

Rod Heikell has spent over 40 years cruising the coasts and islands of the Mediterranean. Having sailed his own as well as charter and delivery yachts across the Atlantic, around the Caribbean and to South East Asia, it is to the Mediterranean that he always returns.

He is the acknowledged expert on Mediterranean sailing and his pilots are referred to by many superyacht Captains who rely on them as ‘the bible’.

Thoroughly updated, this new edition conveys the magic of Mediterranean cruising, as well as giving practical first-hand advice on sailing these enticing waters.

Although the Mediterranean provides wonderfully diverse cruising opportunities, it can also deliver a few surprises to the unwary. In this invaluable practical guide, Rod Heikell provides sound advice on: anchoring, berthing bow or stern-to, what weather to expect, facilities and the costs of keeping a boat there, plus advice on navigation, popular routes, formalities and what to expect ashore.

The book contains a useful Mediterranean Passage Planning Guide and handy distance tables.

Each country around the Mediterranean is covered including:

  • Gibraltar
  • Spain
  • France
  • Monaco
  • Italy
  • Malta
  • Slovenia, Croatia, Montenegro and Albania
  • Greece
  • Turkey
  • Cyprus
  • Syria
  • Lebanon
  • Israel
  • Egypt
  • Libya
  • Tunisia
  • Algeria
  • Morocco

The book is available on 22nd February 2018 and is sold as a paperback version for £20 ISBN 9781472951236

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