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World Cruising Destinations book

Compilation of -- a must read for enthusiasts!

The latest offering by one of the most influential cruising journalists, World Cruising Destinations is a must read for any bareboat charter veteran who dreams of going beyond a Caribbean vacation.

has sailed over 200,000 miles on all the oceans of the world, including three circumnavigations and voyages to the Arctic and Antarctic. His successful guide to sailing around the world, , has helped many aspiring yacht charter voyagers turn their dreams into reality and follow in his footsteps.

This substantial new handbook, World Cruising Destinations, serves as a whole earth guide, and is intended as a partner to Cornell’s celebrated, World Cruising Routes, a compendium of information about hundreds of countries around the globe, every destination comprehensively detailed with information on cruising attractions, history, culture, local laws, regulations and formalities, facilities available, public holidays, public events, emergency telephone numbers, and much more.

There is also detailed information on climate and , including average monthly temperatures, rainfall and tropical storm seasons.

Lavishly illustrated throughout, it is not only a must-have onboard reference work for long distance sailors, but it will undoubtedly inspire the adventurous to sail to where they have never ventured.

Available from Amazon.com for $32.97

GET YOUR **FREE** COPY OF JIMMY CORNELL’S NEW HANDBOOK! Book your next online at www.bareboat.com and simply mention “PROMO CODE – WCD2011″

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Bonnie Lynn schooner seamanship training

Classic is offering basic for juniors and teens

Anyone who enjoys the Caribbean bareboat yacht charter lifestyle can attest to the wonders of exploring a new cruising ground, or lying at anchor with family and friends as the sun sets on the horizon. It’s a relaxing vacation, and a great hobby to pass down from parents to their children.

Of course, every experienced sailor knows the better prepared they are at “,” the more enjoyable the bareboat experience will be. Training that begins in adolescence can be carried throughout a lifetime of .

Now, the classic schooner BONNIE LYNN is offering basic seamanship course for juniors and teens. Students who take the course will be better prepared to handle the that can arise when boating. An increased awareness will help them avoid dangerous situations.

Schooner sailboat BONNIE LYNN is the ideal classroom. Last summer, in their homeport of Islesboro, ME, the yacht’s crew offered 2 day/1 night courses for 9 – 11 year olds, and 3 day/2 night courses for 12-15 year olds. Six to eight students slept onboard and worked as part of the crew.  They will again offer Junior on Islesboro this summer, as well as expand the program to include adult courses. The Islesboro schedule will be announced at a later date.

During the months of June and October, they will offer Junior and Adult Seamanship Courses out of Newport, Rhode Island.

2-day programs ($300/pp) will be offered:

  • June 4 – 5
  • June 11 – 12
  • June 18 – 19
  • June 25 – 26
  • October 1 – 2
  • October 8 – 9
  • October 18 – 19
  • October 25 – 26


3-day programs ($450/pp) will take place:

  • June 7 – 9
  • June 14 – 16
  • June 21 – 23
  • October 4 – 6
  • October 11 – 13
  • October 18 – 20


Sessions are limited to 12 students, and prices includes food, beverages, and training manual.  Family and group rates are available.

Courses include basic safety orientation, situational awareness, positioning, communications, line handling, rules of the road, and much more!

To learn more or to register, contact SailAway Yacht at http://www.1800sailaway.com/contact_us.html.  In the comment box, mention the “Bonnie Lynn Seamanship Course.”

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