I bought Rob's book to use on a charter around the Amalfi coast. I assumed there would be charts supplied, but no pilot book. I was wrong, an earlier version of Italian Waters Pilot was onboard, but in German, so I made the right call to take my own.
Small warning - this is a surprisingly heavy book and replaced several tee shirts in my case to avoid too much weight.
It proved very useful, especially around Ishia. I'd say it is better than most of the pilot books I have used, but not up there with my benchmark, the Shell Channel Pilot, by Tom Cunliffe.
If you charter a Jeanneau 49DS out of Stabia de Castellammare have a look in the chart table, if there is… Read more