World Voyage Planner, by Jimmy Cornell

World Voyage Planner
World Cruising Series

Planning a voyage from anywhere in the world
to anywhere in the world
Jimmy and Ivan Cornell

  • English
  • 2018
  • 2nd edition
  • 352 pages
  • Édition française Deutsche Ausgabe
Note: The US Kindle edition will be available shortly.

About the book

The undisputed authority on long-distance voyaging, Jimmy Cornell shares the wisdom and experience of 200,000 miles sailed on all oceans of the world to help others plan their own adventurous cruise.
Seven Seas Cruising Association

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World Voyage Planner” is a comprehensive guide for planning a voyage from anywhere in the world to anywhere in the world.

The fully revised and updated second edition deals with all the elements that would ensure a successful voyage, by providing practical advice for would-be voyagers on planning a safe and enjoyable trip.

Essential aspects of preparations for an offshore voyage are based on comprehensive surveys with a wide range of experienced long-distance sailors, many of them circumnavigators.

While the main focus is on the most popular cruising routes, there are also suggested voyages to some less frequented destinations.

Designed to be used in conjunction with World Cruising Routes, World Cruising Destinations and Cornells’ Ocean Atlas the new edition of World Voyage Planner provides practical guidance on all topics related to developing the right cruising strategy, including:

  • Planning voyages under the most favourable conditions, whether in the tropics or high latitudes
  • Latest charts with winds and currents for passages in every ocean
  • Global cruising hubs
  • World weather systems
  • Planning advice on voyages to the most attractive cruising destinations
  • The most popular cruising routes, as well as some less frequented destinations
  • Suggested circular voyages in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans
  • Complete outlines of round-the-world voyages starting from anywhere in the world
  • An overview of the global movement of cruising yachts

Jimmy also provides invaluable advice on voyage practicalities, including:

  • Services available in all the major cruising hubs
  • Places to leave the boat if crew need to fly home
  • Suggestions on alternative routes if forced to change plans
  • Emergency stops for medical reasons, major repairs or crew changes

World Voyage Planner is an essential resource for anyone contemplating an extended cruise, or for those just dreaming of doing it at some point in the future.

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Book details

World Voyage Planner” 2nd edition

  • 352 pages
  • Paperback
  • Dimensions: 23.6 × 18.7 cm / 9.5 × 7.5 “
  • Publisher in UK: Adlard Coles
  • 2018
  • ISBN: 978-1472954732
  • Publisher in USA: Cornell Sailing Ltd
  • 2018
  • ISBN: 978-1-9997229-1-3

deutsch “Törnplanung Weltweit”

  • Edition Maritim
  • 2013
  • ISBN: 978-3892256823
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français “Voyages de grande croisière”

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Jimmy Cornell’s remarkable depth of knowledge shines through.
David Glenn, Editor, Yachting World

This book provides more than just knowhow: it entertains, it makes your dream, it paints a picture of a beautiful world, it is pure enjoyment.
Uwe Janssen , Die Yacht, Germany

World Voyage Planner is a book to pick up for five minutes and put down, reluctantly, two hours later.
Anne Hammick, Editor Flying Fish, Ocean Cruising Club

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Jimmy and Ivan Cornell

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