Rod Heikell is the acknowledged expert on Mediterranean sailing, and this is the perfect guide for anyone cruising the area. Thoroughly updated and in colour throughout, this new edition conveys the magic of Mediterranean cruising, as well as giving practical first-hand advice on sailing these enticing waters. Although the Mediterranean provides wonderfully diverse cruising opportunities, it can also deliver a few surprises to the unwary. Rod Heikell gives sound advice on anchoring, berthing bow or stern-to, what weather to expect, facilities and the costs of keeping a boat there, plus advice on navigation, popular routes, formalities and what to expect ashore. Each country around the Mediterranean is covered, and there's even a handy section on shoe-string cruising for those on a tight budget. 'Offers time-served advice to both the novice and the old-hand.' Nautical MagazineOn Skylax we work on 380 amp hours for domestic, 150 amp hours for engine start and 150 amp hours for the anchor winch battery. ... Battery type Basically, deepacycle wet, gel, or dry batteries (also called AGM or Absorbed Glass Mat) all use sulphuric acid and lead plates. ... Dona#39;t just rely on a normal, cheap car battery charger; unlike a marine charger, it does not sense the battery state and you riskanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Adlard Coles Book of Mediterranean Cruising|
|Publisher||:||A&C Black - 2013-05-29|