Cruising Guide to the Virgin Islands


Author: Nancy Scott


ISBN: UCSD:31822025533662

Category: Travel

Page: 273

View: 100

A free color planning chart covering the Virgin Islands accompanies the 8th edition of the Cruising Guide to the Virgin Islands, published by Cruising Guide Publications. The popular guide also features new full-color sketch charts. They are accompanied by aerial photography of anchorages, harbors and other favorite cruising sites in the islands. These aerial views are helpful for navigational purposes and for selecting choice anchoring locations.New to the guide is a color section that will aid anglers in fish identification. This section provides readers with color illustrations of popular fish caught in the Virgin Islands. An informative feature on photography in the islands, including underwater photography, provides advice on choosing the best suited equipment and film for taking Caribbean photos. Another interesting article focuses on birdlife in the British Virgin Islands. Other features include pirates of the Caribbean, edible island fruits, windsurfing and sportfishing.For over a decade this guide has been assisting Virgin Island yachtsmen and vacationers. It also provides revised information on new and improved marina facilities, shoreside resorts, restaurants, shops, diving and snorkeling, provisioning, water safety, customs and a variety of other subjects. The book is broken down into sections, including anchorages of the U.S. Virgin Islands and the British Virgin Islands, all accompanied by dramatic color photography.

Dream Cruising Destinations

Charts: Imray: A23 (Virgin Islands and St Croix), A231 (Virgin Islands), A232 (
Virgin Islands). ... 2005 (Road Harbour to Capella Islands), 2019 (North Sound to
Road Harbour), 2020 (Harbours and Anchorages in the British Virgin Islands).


Author: Vanessa Bird

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472919663

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 160

View: 250

Most yachtsmen dream about cruising to an exotic destination; this is the book that will turn dreamers into planners. 24 classic cruises are fully mapped, measured and costed, showing how they are perfectly possible whatever your skill level. From weekend cruises around the British Isles to a voyage to Antarctica, and from Greek island cruises to an escape to the Virgin Islands, this book explores where to go, why, how to get there and what to expect en route. The book breaks down each cruise into important considerations, such as what type of boat is needed, what level of skill or qualifications are required, whether it is a suitable journey to undertake with a young family, what possible dangers might influence any decision (from extreme weather to the threat of piracy), and most obviously, cost. Covering popular, exotic cruising destinations such as Thailand and the Virgin Islands, as well as unexpected, almost secret routes along the US Intracoastal Waterway and French canals, as well as proper adventures (including both Atlantic and Pacific crossings), this inspirational may be the starting point for the voyage of a lifetime.