'The information given is comprehensive and helpful and the advice is sound. Fifteen chapters cover the cruising areas of Europe and the best times to visit, important things to know and to do before you go, the international rules, signs and signals (CEVNI); cruising the small canals and the rivers. The technology of locks and boat-handling techniques in them are explained, as are the processes of getting your boat into and through Europe to the Med. Details for five popular ports from Calais to Ostend include directions for entry, harbour plans and the facilities ashore.
About the Author
Marian Martin is an experienced journalist who has written for major boating consumer and industry magazines in both the US and UK. In 2001, she became editor of the internet magazine Boats, Yachts, & Marinas; by 2003, the site had reached over half a million hits.