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A World to the West


Year: 1979
Language: english
Author: Maurice R Cloughley
Genre: Textbook
Publisher: David McKay Company, Inc.
Edition: First
ISBN: 0-679-51453-8
Format: PDF
Quality: Scanned pages
Pages count: 392
Description: This is the remarkable story of Maurice and Katie Cloughley's five-year,
round-the-world voyage in the 34-foot ketch Nanook—the kind of
cruise that every yachtsman dreams about. The Cloughleys sailed the
world's great cruising grounds and visited the world's most exotic ports:
through the Mediterranean, where they spent their first winter; the
Caribbean; the idyllic islands of the South Pacific; New Zealand; New
Guinea, and westward across the Indian Ocean. Each leg of the voyage
was an adventure, and each passage is described with wit and
good humor. A World to the West is packed with practical information —
a sailor's sharing of knowledge about short-handed cruising.
The appendices cover Route Planning, Heavy Weather Handling,
and Provisioning and Finance. They are invaluable guides for any
bluewater sailor.
The Cloughleys cruised on a shoestring in a simple but able boat.
A World to the West is their tale of fascinating peoples and places,
and the joys and frustrations of long and lonely ocean passages.

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