Ocean Passages and Landfalls is a handbook for world cruisers. It provides invaluable passage-planning information for crossing the oceans, with discussions on climates, seasons, oceanography and the merits of different world cruising routes.
Rod Heikell has spent more than 30 years cruising the coasts and islands of the Mediterranean. He is the acknowledged expert on sailing in the Mediterranean. His pilots have become the model for others and are often referred to as the 'bible'!. Since teh publication of his first book, Greek Waters Pilot in 1982 , he has written over a dozen others on realted matters and also edits the Imray-tetra cahrt series on the Aegean and Ionian. He sails Skylax, a 45' New-Zealand designed and his sixth boat.