||Ann painted the watercolour on the front cover of FRENCH
FOR CRUISERS. She has sailed throughout the Caribbean and
has lovely watercolours of many island scenes.
|| "Atlantic Islands" by Anne Hammick covers
the Atlantic island groups, Azores, Madeira, Canaries and
Cape Verde. Many yachtsmen use these islands as staging
posts during Atlantic passages - the Canaries for yachts
heading westwards to the Caribbean in the winter and the
Azores for yachts on passage to Europe in the summer. This
pilot provides all the information the visiting yachtsman
or woman will require for safe navigation and enjoyable,
||Beth Leonard is the author of three cruising books, from
the inspiring to the thoroughly practical: "Blue Horizons", "Following
Seas", and the newly released second edition of the "Voyager's
Handbook". This website has information on her books
in addition to extensive information on the voyages that
Beth and her partner Evans Starzinger have taken on their
boats s/v Hawk and s/v Silk.
||Bruce's popular books including "Passages
South", and "Tricks of the Trade" have guided
generations of cruisers from the US to the Eastern Caribbean.
|Captain Dr. Dave
||Captain Dr. Dave LaVigne has written "Wilderness Veterinary Medicine for Cruisers and Other Outbackers". Dave and his wife cruise aboard s/v Fidelis. The site has lots of information of interest to those who cruise with pets.
||Marti Brown's web site with information on her two books
about HF radio use: "HF Radio Email for Idi-Yachts" and "Marine
SSB Radio for Idi-Yachts"
||Site for Chris Doyle's popular cruising guides to the
Eastern Caribbean, containing updates on harbors, waypoints,
etc. Excellent guides.
||Music for sailors ... and normal people. Eileen writes
and sings about the cruising life as she and her husband
David sail aboard s/v Little Gidding - great music!
|Ed and Helen Muesch
||Ed and Helen Muesch's web site covers their travels aboard s/v Tahlequah plus details of Ed's book "Personal Best: Chasing the Wind Above and Below the Equator"
||Jimmy Cornell is author of "World Cruising Routes" and the new "World Cruising Destinations", both excellent resources. His book, "A Passion for the Seas, Reflections on Three Circumnavigations" is a beautiful book, and a great read. I particularly enjoyed learning more about his early life -- higly recommended!
and Larry Pardey
||Lin and Larry Pardey's website has information on their
many books, DVDs, and seminars . I devoured their books
years ago before I first went cruising!
and Andy Copeland
||Liza is the author of four popular books about cruising
and a frequent speaker at boat show. Her books include "Cruising
for Cowards", "Just Cruising", and "Still
||Managing the Waterway cruising guides, written by Mark & Diana
Doyle, are cockpit-friendly guides that provide information
page-by-page and mile-by-mile. The Intracoastal Waterway
guide covers Norfolk, Virginia to Miami, Florida. The Florida
Keys guide spans from Miami, Florida to the Dry Tortugas.
||Site of Corinne and Charles Kanter. You can find Corinne's
classic "The Cruising Kiss Cookbook II" here
as well as marine surveyor Charles' book "Cruising
||This true story, begins with John Otterbacher flat on
his back in a local health club, gasping for air. It
ends thirty-one months and four thousand miles later when
he, Barbara, and their two youngest children maneuver their
sailboat, Grace, into Schull Harbor, Ireland. A gritty
account of their family’s struggle to do better than
simply survive, it is also a commentary on how love heals, dreams
energize, and trauma can be a wake-up call.
||Suzanne Giesemann has written "Living a Dream" and "It's Your Boat, too" while sailing aboard s/v Liberty through the Americas, and across the Atlantic to the Med.. This site has information on their travels, plus information to help others who wish to realize their cruising dream.
Ministry of Rum
||Cruiser Ed Hamilton writes about the rums of the Caribbean
- with information on visiting the distilleries in the
islands. Ed's book has led us to some great discoveries
in the French islands.
||Kim Hess is a full time yoga instructor in Miami Beach and passionate not only about yoga but for the sailing lifestyle. She is bringing these two loves together in the form of seminars, workshops, private sessions, a book and dvd.