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Phyllis Nickel & John Harries, editors and publishers
"serious depth of experience and methodical approach"
What really shines through with Attainable Adventure Cruising content is a serious depth of experience and methodical approach to the vexing questions and challenges cruisers must address.
John Neal sail-training expedition leader, mahina.com
"A great resource..."
Steve Dashew legendary voyager, designer and builder, setsail.com
"I recommend your site to everybody, keep up the good work."
John Kretschmer professional sailor and author of Sailing a Serious Ocean
"...you won't find a finer resource for voyaging information anywhere, at any price."
John Harries and AAC speak the capital "T" Truth about ocean sailing that you won't find in any magazine, with a proper focus on fundamentals first. AAC espouses seamanship at its best—you won't find a finer resource for voyaging information anywhere, at any price."
Andy Schell professional sailor, isbjornsailing.com
"John and Phyllis take a particularly scientific approach to problem solving."
For any sailor looking to prepare his boat for cruising, the breadth and depth of knowledge contained within the Attainable Adventure Cruising site is unmatched by any other resource I know. Moreover, John and Phyllis take a particularly scientific approach to problem solving. Rather than relying on the anecdotes of their own experiences, sound as they may be, they incorporate into their articles contemporary research and other expert opinion so as to give the sailor a complete and thorough guide to cruising."
Randall Reeves two time Southern Ocean circumnavigator, figure8voyage.com
"Literally every decision that we have made during this build has been compared to and deliberated over, in relation to the wisdom drawn from AAC."
Stuart and Charlie Kirk Owners/Builders of a Good Hope 56
Over 1000 articles
on all aspects of offshore cruising—searchable and categorized.
The largest pool of combined offshore voyaging knowledge anywhere.
Five to six new articles and/or book chapters every month.
Anchoring Made Easy
The techniques you need to get anchored and stay anchored every time.
How to get the very best from a cruising boat electrical system.
Buying a Cruising Boat
A complete step-by-step guide.
Heavy Weather Tactics
Storm survival from heaving-to to drogue deployment.
Weather Reception and Analysis
Step-by-step methods to receive weather information while offshore and in remote places.
Sail Handling Made Easy
Setting, reefing and striking sails. Tips, techniques, gear and sail selection.
Person Overboard Prevention
Gear and procedures that will help keep you and your loved ones on the boat.
Coming Alongside Made Easy
Proven techniques that will make you a confident close-quarters boat handler.
Maintaining Your Boat
Hard information that will save you money and aggravation.
Engines For Cruising
What makes an ideal cruising boat engine, and how to take care of it.
Get Out There Cruising
What you really need to do to get out cruising and have fun when you do.
Navigation and Marine Electronics
The fruits of a combined century of navigation, and then we relate that experience to modern electronic navigation.
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