Cruising in North Africa is different to cruising in Europe. This book helps skippers prepare for the differing cultures and customs of these Arab countries. They should be aware of political changes as these countries become more open, and for the potential for major changes to published depths along the Atlantic coast due to Atlantic storms. This book has been possible through the comprehensive and practical knowledge of Graham Hutt who regularly sails these coasts.The new 4th edition of this popular pilot has been extended to take in Libya. This country is just starting to become accessible to cruising yachts, and Graham Hutt has visited it several times in recent years to collect information for visiting yachts which appears in this new editionThroughout the text has been updated, harbour plans revised and new photos have been addedSECURITY WARNINGSince the publication of this guide the security situation in the area has unfortunately deteriorated and any yachtsmen contemplating cruising in this area should refer to the appropriate sections of the foreign travel advice from https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice (See link below)The latest Supplement No 5 contains much up to date information and is essential reading for anyone considering visiting the area in 2017-18
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