Pacific Crossing Guide, 3rd Edition 2016
By: RCC Pilotage Foundation
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 cruisers.
It discusses major route options from east to west and back again, including the classic South Pacific crossing, which takes in some of the most beautiful destinations in the world: The Marquesas, Bora Bora & Fiji.
More information on the seasonal aspects of Pacific weather, including the El Nino phenomenon Further details on crossing the North Pacific, including an expanded section on Japan and notes on reaching Alaska by way of the Aleutian Islands Updates on communication possibilities afloat and ashore, including e-mail options.
Author RCC Pilotage Foundation
Publisher Adlard Coles
Edition date 2016
Publication details A4. Hard cover. Full color.