Gone with the Wind in Madagascar: A Cruise to an Indian Ocean Paradise

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A true-life sailing adventure set on the intriguing Indian Ocean island of Madagascar.

Set sail with Avril and Don on 'Gone With The Wind' to discover the exquisite and little-known paradise of Madagascar, lying some 300 miles off the east coast of Africa. Explore its western shores, reefs and off-lying islands. Meet its endearing people with their strange and primitive way of life. Encounter nature at its most weird and wonderful.

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Overview

A true-life sailing adventure set on the intriguing Indian Ocean island of Madagascar.

Set sail with Avril and Don on 'Gone With The Wind' to discover the exquisite and little-known paradise of Madagascar, lying some 300 miles off the east coast of Africa. Explore its western shores, reefs and off-lying islands. Meet its endearing people with their strange and primitive way of life. Encounter nature at its most weird and wonderful.

The armchair sailor will find here an entertaining adventure yarn. The serious cruiser or traveler preparing to visit Madagascar will find much to whet the appetite and a good deal of practical information. As well as an appendix giving a background sketch of Madagascar, there is an extensive bibliography, and lists of pilot books, British and US charts, yacht charter companies and other useful contacts, including website and e-mail addresses.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780595192625
  • Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/28/2001
  • Pages: 136
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.32 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations ix
Map of Madagascar xi
Introduction xiii
Durban To Morombe 3
Morombe To The Barren Islands 19
Barren Islands To Baly Bay 25
Baly Bay To Majunga (Mahajanga) 27
Majunga (Mahajanga) To Moramba Bay 38
Moramba Bay To Nosy Saba And The Radama Islands 41
Radama Islands To Nosy Iranja 44
Nosy Iranja To Hellville, Nosy Be 48
Hellville To Nosy Komba 53
Tany Kely And Russian Bay 59
The Islands Of Ampasindava Bay 63
Crater Bay, Nosy Be 65
Sakatia Island 69
Mitsio Islands 71
Clearing Out Of Nosy Be 76
Epilogue 81
About the Author 89
Appendix 91
I Background on Madagascar 91
II Travel and Yacht Charter Information 94
Bibliography 99
I General Background Reading 99
II Pilot Books and Other Publications, Charts and Chart Agents 101
III List of Waypoints 105
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