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A useful site with numerous technical articles about every aspect of boat preparation and seamanship.
An outstanding site for the blue water sailor. Link takes you to 'general' page for book reviews and cruising information.
'Flying Fish' is the OCC journal which includes logs of members cruises to all parts of the world. These accounts are available for download and include much useful pilotage information. It is an essential resource for anyone contemplating a voyage to the remoter parts of the globe.
Cosmic Dancer V is a Sweden Yachts 38 in which Clive Woodman has sailed some 35000 miles in the past 8 years. His impeccably presented blogs include much useful pilotage information of areas including W Greenland.
Now in Australia after a passage from Brazil via S Africa 'Oryx' is Pete Hill's latest junk rigged catamaran and this blog includes details of his cruise down the coast of Brazil where Pete was doing research for the RCCPF Kindle format guide to Brazil.
With links from the blog to navigational notes on Labrador, Greenland, Australia, Equador, Galapagos, St Helena, Panama and Venezuela.
Info: click 'Labels' for cruising information.
Blog by Trevor Robertson with interesting pilotage information from high latitudes both North and South.
Tom & Vicky Jackson provide well-written logs of their world cruising, with good background information for those planning such an adventure.
Covering their experiences in Chile, Argentina, Queen Charlotte Sound, Newfoundland, St Helena and Scotland.
Info: click 'Favorite Places' for pilotage information.
Berrimilla’s story Alex Whitworth's logs of two circumnavigations and a transit of the North West Passage in his Brolga 33
Blog about cruising in 37ft 'Gyatso' to the Caribbean, Mediterranean and Black Seas.
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