'What Jimmy Cornell doesn't know about cruising isn't worth knowing' (Yachting World) One of the most influential cruising yachtsmen writing today, Jimmy Cornell has sailed over 200,000 miles in more than thirty years on the oceans, including three circumnavigations and voyages to the Arctic and Antarctic. His successful guide to sailing around the world, World Cruising Routes, has helped many aspirational voyagers turn their dreams into reality and follow in his footsteps. In this new book, Jimmy tells the story of his own travels in great detail. Decades of offshore sailing experience are distilled into this colourful account, which is packed with valuable observations, spiced up with entertaining anecdotes, and illustrated with brilliant photos from along the way. Much more than just an exciting report of his adventures, Jimmy draws on his experiences to share practical tips for those inspired to follow his example, along with important technical information.
Jimmy Cornell has influenced the contemporary cruising scene more than any other sailor. Thousands of sailors have fulfilled their dreams of offshore cruising with the help of Jimmy's books and by participating in one of his round the world rallies. He himself has sailed over 200,000 miles in all the oceans of the world, from Antarctica to the Arctic, including three circumnavigations. He is the author of World Cruising Routes and the forthcoming World Cruising Destinations, also published by Adlard Coles Nautical.