A world cruisers handbook by two of the most experienced world cruising yachtsmen.
Rod Heikell writes on cruising the warmer middle latitudes with Andy O’Grady explaining the attractions of high latitude cruising. The Introduction offers advice on how to avoid tropical storms to navigating in ice together with recommended world cruising routes and how to deal with marine perils including piracy.

The main sections of the book deal individually with the North Atlantic, South Atlantic,

South Pacific, North Pacific, Indian Ocean, Mediterranean and Southern Ocean. Each section includes details on weather, winds and currents, local food, routes and passages , communications and individual pilot guides to preferred harbours and anchorages.