West Country Cruising Companion : A Yachtsman's Pilot and Cruising Guide to Ports and Harbours from Portland Bill to Padstow, Hardback

West Country Cruising Companion : A Yachtsman's Pilot and Cruising Guide to Ports and Harbours from Portland Bill to Padstow Hardback

Part of the Cruising Companions series



Cruise the West Country and discover its delights with this perfect onboard companion.

First published in 1988 as West Country Cruising, Mark Fishwick's definitive sailing guide for the ever attractive coastline of Dorset, Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly combines a skilful blend of pilotage and cruising information, enhanced with full colour photography, including many additional aerial views, and a wealth of absorbing local history and general interest.

More than one satisfied reader has aptly described the book as "the perfect on-board companion", now reflected in this enlarged eighth edition.

For those who plan to head west, this book is more than essential reading - it will enhance your own enjoyment and prove to be a worthy and much used addition to the ship's library. "One of the best pilots I have ever come across" "My thanks for such an excellent pilot and guide."* Passages - tides, weather, hazards, shipping, coastal detail, planning, tactics and waypoints* Pilotage - in depth appraisal of approaches, harbours and anchorages from Bridport to Padstow including the Isles of Scilly.*Buoyage, lights, hazards, tides, local regulations, VHF channels, waypoints and invaluable local knowledge.* Colour, easy to read charts* Port Guides - mooring and berthing facilities, marinas, charges, fuel, provisions, showers, launderettes, chandlers, repairs, eating and drinking ashore and a host of other things from museums and onshore attractions to invigorating walks, local events, shops open on Sundays and even cash points too!

The new edition includes fully updated information on all changes to navigation, contact details and the new layouts of Falmouth and Newlyn.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 272 pages, Hundreds of colour photographs and charts
  • Publisher: Fernhurst Books Limited
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  • Category: Navigation & seamanship
  • ISBN: 9781909911086



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