Jane Russell & the RCC Pilotage Foundation
If you have a yen for sailing across the Pond to explore the delights of Northern Europe or the Mediterranean, you’d best do some homework first. There’s no better primer than this weighty tome, now in its 7th edition. It’s crammed with essential information answering just about every question an aspiring passagemaker might ask, gleaned from the experiences of the hundreds of Royal Cruising Club members who have contributed over the years.
Adlard Coles Nautical, $75