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New Supplement to Black Sea Cruising Guide

Image: The Black Sea cover. Credit: Imray and RCCPF.The latest update to our cruising guide to the Black Sea was published in May. Supplement No 5 for the 1st Edition (2012) of The Black Sea is now available on the RCC Pilotage Foundation (RCCPF) and Imray websites.

From the RCCPF website:

Despite the security situation making the area more problematic for yachts it remains a very interesting destination. Lisa Borre and David Read Barker have produced a comprehensive supplement giving details of the many changes that have taken place in this area since the publication of the book.

We understand from our sailing friend Zafer Türkmen in Istanbul that there will be a rally along the Turkish coast of the Black Sea this summer to Samsun, Turkey from the 3rd to the 29th of July 2017. For more information or to follow the DADD RALLI 2017, visit their Facebook page. Continue reading New Supplement to Black Sea Cruising Guide

“The Black Sea” cruising guide now available in North America

The Black Sea book coverWe have good news for those of you who have been asking where to buy The Black Sea cruising guide that we wrote. The guide is now available in North America from the following distributors: Landfall NavigationMaryland Nautical and The Nautical Mind.

The book was published in April 2012 as a joint venture between the RCC Pilotage Foundation and Imray (both based in the UK) and is also available for purchase through their websites.

A list of suggested reading is provided in The Black Sea. For anyone interested in further reading on the topic, you can find these titles and more in the Gyatso Bookstore hosted by Amazon Associates.