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Description - Hitchiker's Guide to the Oceans by Alison Muir Bennett

What better way of travelling the world than by crewing on a yacht? The Hitchiker's Guide to the Oceans is ideal for crew pre-planning, and for skippers seeking crew. It is packed with practical information from how to find a crew position, what to expect from different kinds of skipper, how to be in the right place at the right time, where the yachts gather and when, to rally locations, how to maximise your chances of being taken on as crew, what will be expected of you as crew, and job opportunities along the way. Unique yacht migration maps show where the seasonal bottlenecks occur, and help pinpoint the best places and times of year to gain a crew place. This sixth edition with fully updated information and website addresses as well as a new colour section will be welcomed by all aspiring yacht crew, and also as a skipper's reference. 'Packed with all the information you'd need to find a crewing invaluable guide to crewing anywhere in the world.' Yachting Monthly 'Valuable for the first-timer and useful for skippers and their potential crew.' Classic Boat

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780713688887
ISBN-10: 0713688882
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 138mm x mm)
Pages: 136
Imprint: Adlard Coles Nautical
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 16-May-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Alison Muir Bennett

Alison Muir-Bennett has sailed all around the world; through the Middle East, Asia and Africa, the China Seas, Western Pacific, Solomon and Coral Seas, across the Indian Ocean to South Africa and across the Atlantic to the Caribbean.