A mild climate, warm waters, and rich sea life combine to make Desolation Sound and the Discovery islands one of the prime cruising grounds on the west coast. Volume 2 of the best-selling Cruising Guide to B.C. series is an invaluable source of reference for this area. Following the convenient and informative format of other guides in the series. ...
A mild climate, warm waters, and rich sea life combine to make Desolation Sound and the Discovery islands one of the prime cruising grounds on the west coast. Volume 2 of the best-selling Cruising Guide to B.C. series is an invaluable source of reference for this area. Following the convenient and informative format of other guides in the series. Desolation Sound and the Discovery Islands covers everything you need to know about cruising these waters, including: Information of weather, tides and currents Interesting facts on geography, history and wildlife Detailed descriptions and maps of specific anchorages, fuelling stations, and marinas Over 150 colour photographs and over 20 general guide maps Much more!
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Very Good in Very Good jacket. 4to. pp. 196, includes many stunning color photographs and maps. Also contains an index and bibliography. Only sl/ wear to dj, with scuffing on corners. Dj is wrapped in protective bro-dart. "Bill Wolferstan combined his love of cruising these islands with his profession as a geographer and resource mangement researcher to produce this unique yachtsmen's guide. It contains detailed information on navigational problems not included in government charts and publications, advice on where to go (and where not to go), what to do when you get there, historical notes, and what to watch out for in way of rocks, reefs and unusual local weather conditions. This book is one-of-a-kind, and will be the most valuable volume on the bookshelf of every yachtsman interested in cruising B.C. waters. It will also provide many hours of fascinating reading for those who choose to do their adventuring from the warmth and safety of an armchair. "
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