"I always wondered how that book became popular - it is almost identical to Ocean passages produced by the British Admiralty, which has been around for years and at the time was way cheaper, good marketing I guess. "
i have a signed copy here of 1st edition of cornells book by toby fletcher son of dottie and albert of "duen" who world cruising routes is dedicated to
,tobys comment was jimmy used our stories and published them,but thats what jounalists do.
suppose someone is all ways going to get ffed over at some one eles'es expense allways
plagarism is the journalists #1 tool,self promotion #2,met jimmy in st lucia
,89,antigua 93 ,vanuatu in 2003,he has done very well for himself.
are you a wolf or a sheep one has to ask ones self?
between jimmy on avontura and mike on pangolin they have almost single
handedly destroyed the world of cruising that we used to enjoy before it became available to any body who couldn't use a sextant
as a commercial
interest they have benifited enourmously .
their destinations not so well,but that is by the buy,since they sold the arc
to another self promoter,could go on and mention other names buttttt