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Sail Away

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There’s never been a better time to buy a boat and sail away.

Western economies are on the brink of collapse and a decent return on investments is hard to find so why not cast off on the adventure of a lifetime?

Sail Away is an up-to-date guide on how to realise the dream and go blue water cruising.

Author Nicola Rodriguez dared to dream the impossible seeing the world with her family of four.

With careful planning her dream came true, allowing her to travel by yacht while raising her family.

In Sail Away, she offers practical guidance for the would be adventurer including choosing a boat, planning a round the world route, as well as a realistic look at the pros and cons of living on a boat.

With information on safety, communications, children, insurance, and budgeting, this helpful guide will show anyone how to start their once in a lifetime journey.

With careful guidance on each step of the preparation process, the book also includes extensive information on routes and destinations around Europe, the Caribbean, the Pacific, and beyond.

Includes only tried and tested advice based on the author′s own experience as well as many others she met in her travels.

Offers advice on coping with life ashore at the end of your adventure.

The author is a respected yachting journalist, who contributes to Yachting Monthly, Yachting World, and Sail magazines Illustrated with beautiful photographs taken by Nicola′s husband, John Rodriguez.

PB 296 pages

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CHRISTMAS ORDERS

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State Regular Express
ACT 11th Dec 15th Dec
NSW 11th Dec 15th Dec
NT   5th Dec 11th Dec
QLD 11th Dec 15th Dec
SA 11th Dec 15th Dec
TAS 11th Dec 15th Dec
VIC 11th Dec 15th Dec
WA   1st Dec 11th Dec

 

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Shipping day estimates after your order leaves our fulfilment centre in Sydney are based on Australia Post domestic delivery times:

 State   Regular
  Express
 ACT   2 - 3 business days   1 - 2 business days
 NSW   2 - 4 business days   1 - 3 business days
 NT   4 - 13 business days   3 - 5 business days
 QLD   3 -12 business days   2 - 4 business days
 SA   3 - 5 business days   2 - 4 business days
 TAS   4 - 8 business days   2 - 4 business days
 VIC   3 - 5 business days   2 - 3 business days
 WA   5 - 10 business days   2 - 6 business days

Last updated 12/09/2023

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