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American Version

Caribbean Islands Cruising Guide

 

 

The Pacific Crossing Guide

Caribbean Islands Cruising Guide

 

French Canal Charts. Fluviacarte

French Canal Routes to the Mediterranean

Gentle Sailing Route to the Mediterranean

Strait Sailing to Gibraltar

Living Aboard Around the World

 

Easy Navigation

 

Gentle Mediterranean Routes to the Islands

Who is Michael Briant

la Rochelle guide book

American Version

Caribbean Islands Cruising Guide

 

 

The Pacific Crossing Guide

Caribbean Islands Cruising Guide

 

French Canal Charts. Fluviacarte

French Canal Routes to the Mediterranean

Gentle Sailing Route to the Mediterranean

Strait Sailing to Gibraltar

Living Aboard Around the World

Easy Navigation

Gentle Mediterranean Routes to the Islands

Who is Michael Briant

la Rochelle guide book

 

American Version

Caribbean Islands Cruising Guide

 

 

The Pacific Crossing Guide

Caribbean Islands Cruising Guide

 

French Canal Charts. Fluviacarte

French Canal Routes to the Mediterranean

Gentle Sailing Route to the Mediterranean

Who is Michael Briant

la Rochelle guide book

 

 

American Version

Caribbean Islands Cruising Guide

 

 

The Pacific Crossing Guide

 

 

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 FRENCH CANAL ROUTES TO THE MEDITERRANEAN

 

 

If you are thinking about using the French canals to passage between the UK and the Mediterranean then this book contains all the information you need. 

 

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£10

 

GENTLE SAILING ROUTE TO THE MEDITERRANEAN

 

Why not take your boat to the Mediterranean next summer?

 

It can all be done in easy stages, to suit a lightly crewed boat, with perhaps only a couple of people on board who are without ‘offshore’ experience.

 

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£5

 

CARIBBEAN ISLANDS CRUISING GUIDE

 

AMERICAN VERSION

 

This version of the popular ‘Caribbean Islands Cruising Guide’ is for sailors coming from the USA or Canada and heading into the islands  All the routes are geared to Southbound Yachts

 

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   £4   

CARIBBEAN ISLANDS CRUISING GUIDE

 

With routes for folks coming from Europe.

 

The Caribbean is probably the biggest and best cruising ground in the world. Wonderful climate, beautiful islands, nice people and for the most part very inexpensive with predictable weather.

 

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£4  

FLUVIACARTE EX NAVICARTE

 are the canal and river route charts, which detail all the stopping places, locks, fuel points, marinas, port de plaisance and tourist information.

All at French Prices

(hardbacks not downloads)

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LIVING ABOARD AROUND THE WORLD

 

If you are thinking about going cruising then this is the book for you!   

 

 

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£5

The Pacific Crossing Guide

 

From the Caribbean and Panama to Australia via New Zealand and the Islands of the South Pacific including Galapagos, Marquesas, Tahiti, Cook, Fiji & Tonga plus all details of the Panama Canal

 

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£3

 

 

STRAIT SAILING TO GIBRALTAR

 

 

If you are heading for the Mediterranean this book details the final challenge entering the Straits of Gibraltar, the last hurdle.

 

The straits need approaching with some idea of tides and strategy.

Including tidal flow charts

 

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£2 

GENTLE MEDITERRANEAN ROUTES TO THE ISLANDS

 

If you are currently or planning to sail in the Mediterranean then this book will show you the best routes to the islands, how to do it in both the fastest and easiest way 

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£3

EASY NAVIGATION

 

If you want to learn how to navigate with GPS and Chart plotters safely then this book will give you enough basic information to get started.  

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£2

The Pacific Crossing Guide

 

 

From the Caribbean and Panama to Australia via New Zealand and the Islands of the South Pacific including Galapagos, Marquesas, Tahiti, Cook, Fiji & Tonga plus all details of the Panama Canal

 

more here

 

£3

La Rochelle Guide Book

 

This excellent guide book is perfect for planning your visit to La Rochelle, booking hotels, site seeing or even thinking about living in this special West Atlantic French Town   

 

 

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£2  

The EBooks will be downloaded to your mobile device - reader - pc.
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Because I am based in Spain the payment page sometimes it comes up in Spanish but may be changed to UK as follows:
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Having paid the purchase fee you will  be taken to a 'download' page where, you press the PDF sign or button.

The book you have purchased will be downloaded.
They are quite big files, so it depends on the quality of your connection how long it takes.

 Unless you choose a different folder normally the book will appear in your 'downloads' folder.
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Because I am based in Spain the payment page sometimes comes up in Spanish but may be changed to UK as follows:

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REINO UNIDAD = UNITED KINGDOM

SAILING FILMS

I started out as a telly director making shows like ONEDIN LINE, HOWARDS WAY, WARSHIP, TREASURE ISLAND & even DR WHO AND THE SEA DEVILS,

so when I started sailing around the world in my 36 ft sloop 'BAMBOLA QUATRE', I took a camera with me!

 

CARIBBEAN CRUISING

(A  15 minute film about sailing the islands and what you need to do it successfully)

 

TRINIDAD TO COLON

(25 minute film about all the wonderful places to visit between Trinidad and Colon on the Caribbean side of Panama.)

 

PANAMA CANAL TRANSIT

How to transit the Panama Canal from Colon up to the lakes then down to Balboa in the Pacific Ocean.

The line handlers, pilots, advisors, centre chamber and rafting up

PANAMA CANAL TO THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS

 (Runs 30 minutes and  is a more detailed film on the Panama Canal as well as the anchorages and sites of the wonderful Galapagos Islands)

 

SOUTH PACIFIC ISLANDS 

 (A 30 minute film about the most beautiful islands in the world that mainly can only be visited by yachts and the occasional small merchant ship.)

 

PACIFIC ISLAND 

(An 8 minute 'taster' film about sailing in the South Pacific - no commentary - just pictures of the lifestyle on a desert island from a small boat anchoring in the lagoon)

 

TAHITI TO FIJI 

(A 20 minute film about sailing the Society Islands, the magic desert islands in the Cooks and life in Tonga & Fiji)

 

AUSTRALIA TO ASIA

(30 fascinating minutes of film of the halfway mark during a circumnavigation.  A sailors view of Australia and the Great Barrier Reef and the Indonesian Islands  all the way to Singapore, Thailand and Sri Lanka,)

 

DREAM .............

 

GENERAL INFORMATION PAGES 

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or

Various charts for a circumnavigation, pilot books & ICW

Various Routes from UK to the Mediterranean

Canal du Midi Log and information

St Valery to Mediterranean Canal Log

West Coast of France - Ports, marinas and anchorages

Sailing into La Rochelle

Northern Spain from La Rochelle

Gibraltar marina and facilities

General Sailing information

Sailing Films

 

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