This book details how to get there and how to get home plus details of all the Island groups and anchorages. The overhead maps, the descriptions of reefs, watch-out-for-this, the must visit islands + bars. Each island has a dedicated chapter with paragraphs on navigation and piloting, anchoring and mooring, ashore, island connections emergencies, restaurants, marinas, provisions, boat yard services, dive operators. Their recommendations are wise, so we found several of their tips useful to know before we arrived in the Virgin Islands. The ads are a bit annoying but can be easily overlooked. 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 guide includes a free color planning chart covering the Virgin Islands and the Spanish Virgin Islands. The included nautical chart is a great addition to the offical charts as the shallow areas are clearly shaded in red,unlike the offical charts. I am not sure the authors actually visit the places they write about to see for themselves if the information is correct. Covers the Virgin Islands including all the U. Croix but there are no new government moorings installed--yet. If the information is incorrect it can and has caused us major difficulties when visiting an area. My review seems to have mostly negative comments but it really is a great guide that contains lots of great information including some history of the islands, pirate tales and some local cultural information.
Prior to our vacation, this book provided insightful explanations of what we could expect and helped us to pencil in a loose intinerary for the week; during the trip, it provided reminders of what to watch out for, what to look for and where to look for what. For over a decade this guide has been assisting Virgin Island yachtsmen and vacationers. The details are comprehensive and extremely helpful. Product Description This is the new 2nd edition of the famous Pavlidis Guide to the Virgin Islands. Once you are secure on your overnight mooring, jump in the dinghy and make your way over to the Caves. We recently used the latest edition on a sailing trip last week and this book was essentially our Bible for the trip. Also provided is the most up to date information on marina facilities, shoreside resorts, restaurants, shops, diving and snorkeling, provisioning and a variety of other useful information including a directory of services.
Completely revised and updated with full color sketch charts, these guides have been indispensable companions for sailors and visitors to these islands since 1982. Please click button to get cruising guide to the virgin islands book now. This site is like a library, you could find million book here by using search box in the widget. Be certain to buy Virgin Anchorages, the companion booklet showing beautiful color photos of major and some minor bay along with anchoring notes not found on the offical nautical charts. Afterwards I keep them stuffed with notes as records of our successful cruises.
New to the guide is a color section that will aid anglers in fish identification. There is some good information about the cities' histories, shopping. I would recommend it to anyone heading over to the Islands. Give us a call before you arrive to check your docking details and we will have a taxi waiting after you have refueled at our fuel dock and checked the boat out with someone on the dock. A comprehensive cruising guide including 84 accurate sketch charts. They have researched the individual Virgins Islands very comprehensively.
Water sports - where to go and where to rent equipment. Apart from the beautiful white beaches, you also would like to see the flamingos, rock iguanas and rare plant species like sea lavender. This is an excellent tool for planning your caribbean bareboat cruise! Most travel guides are written from the terrestial travler point of view, this one from the nautical. Do pay attention to the flag system on the beach if there is a north swell. Other features include pirates of the Caribbean, edible island fruits, windsurfing and sportfishing.
Possible ex library copy, thatâ ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Do what the Scott's say! Everything you will need to help make your vacation an enjoyable and memorable experience in a concise easy-to-use format. Possible ex library copy, thatâ ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Pirates is a lively, family-oriented beach bar and restaurant. Covers the Virgin Islands including all the U. Another interesting article focuses on birdlife in the British Virgin Islands.
You can head ashore for sundowners and a relaxing dinner. About the Author duct Description This is the new 2nd edition of the famous Pavlidis Guide to the Virgin Islands. Head back to the boat, scrub up and head ashore for dinner. A splendid national park site with natural caves to explore and teeming with sea life to enjoy your first snorkel. Anchoring and mooring information and fees.
We bought these guides so we could plan ahead and so we would know the layout of the area in advance. The fantastic outer reef, Horseshoe Reef is rich in marine life and perfect for snorkeling or diving and dotted with shipwrecks. Customer service is our top priority!. Swim over to Cistern Point for more snorkeling or simply relax on the beach or by the bar at the Cooper Island Beach Club. Anchoring and mooring information and fees. Not 100% sure what was updated since the previous edition, but that doesn't matter.
May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. The suggested sailing itineraries give a good idea of how to get the right balance between sailing, snorkelling and exploring. Pick up a National Park mooring buoy and enjoy your breakfast on board. Their advice on planning itineraries with a blend of activities — and not cramming everything into a seven-day cruise — should be heeded. This itinerary is intended as a guide to help you plan your trip around the British Virgin Islands. We compare several sources for information when we visit a destination and do not relay on just one source.