The Island Hopping Digital Guide to the Exuma Cays - Part II - Exuma Park

The Island Hopping Digital Guide to the Exuma Cays - Part II - Exuma Park

by Stephen J Pavlidis

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This edition is Part II of The Island Hopping Digital Guide to the Exuma Cays and covers the Exuma Park.

The Island Hopping Digital Guides are the digital versions of the world-famous cruising guides written by Stephen J. Pavlidis. Over the past 20 years, Stephen J. Pavlidis has written more than 10 excellent cruising guides covering all of the waters from south Florida to the islands of Trinidad and Tobago and everything in between. 

Each cruising guide contains many color charts, photos and loads of current local knowledge making this a must-have guide for yachts planning to cruise the Bahamas. With full-color aerial harbor photos and full-color sketch charts, it contains extremely accurate hydrographic data based on personally conducted independent surveys by the author. Each guide also includes extensive navigational instructions, GPS waypoints, approaches and routes, anchorages, services, dive sites, history, basic information for cruising in the Bahamas, extensive appendices, contact information and more. 

These cruising guides are not only essential for navigation and piloting while cruising the Bahamas, but also for use at anchor or dockside because of the valuable shoreside information they contain. The digital versions also have the added convenience of live links for email and websites to the many services and marinas found throughout the region. In addition, they make excellent planning tools for future adventures.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781892399465
Publisher: Seaworthy Publications, Inc
Publication date: 01/01/2017
Series: Island Hopping Digital Guide to the Exuma Cays , #2
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 100
File size: 8 MB

About the Author

Stephen J. Pavlidis has been cruising the islands of The Bahamas and Caribbean aboard his 40' cutter, IV Play, since 1989. In 1993, he met Ray Darville, then the Warden of the Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park, who drew Steve into a working relationship as a volunteer Deputy Warden. In this role Steve quickly gained an intimate knowledge of the waters of the Park and the Exuma Cays. Realizing that the Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park deserved a bit more recognition than is given in even the best guides to the area, Steve and Ray produced A Cruising Guide to the Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park. The favorable response to that publication led to the publication of The Exuma Guide in 1995, covering the entire Exumas island chain in addition to the Park. The Exuma Guide, has been thoroughly updated for this new edition. Steve has resurveyed the region, updated all the information, and offers many new aerial photos and charts to assist you in navigation. Steve's books are different than most other cruising guides in some very significant ways. All of the charts in Steve's books were created using data personally collected while visiting each area using a computerized system that interfaces GPS and depth soundings. You can find out more about this exceptional author by visiting his Web site, where there is current news and information about Steve's latest projects, as well as contact information.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents Introduction The Basics Anchoring Clothing Currency Customs and Immigration The Defence Force Dinghy Safety Diving Eyeball Navigation Fishing Garbage Ham Radio Holidays Hurricane Holes Junkanoo Mailboats Medical Emergencies Provisioning Tides and Currents VHF Weather Using the Charts List of Charts A History of The Exumas The First Inhabitants Privateers, Buccaneers, Pirates The Loyalists The American Civil War Years The Birth of Tourism Prohibition The Tourism Boom Drug Smuggling The Exumas Today Flora and Fauna Fauna Epifauna Flora Epiflora Routes to the Exumas Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park Exuma Park A Brief History Boundaries of the Park Exuma Park Guidelines Approaches The Northern Park Little Wax Cay, Wax Cay Cut Shroud Cay Little Pigeon Cay Elbow Cay Hawksbill Cay Little Hawksbill Cay Little Cistern Cay Cistern Cay The Wide Opening Warderick Wells The North Mooring Field The Park Headquarters The Park Wardens Moorings Anchoring Exploring Warderick Wells The Emerald Rock Mooring Field The South Mooring Field The Lore of Warderick Wells Pet Policy Feeding the Wildlife The Southern Park Hall's Pond Cay White Bay Cay Osprey Cay Soldier Cay Pasture Cay O'Brien's Cay Bell Island Cambridge Cay, Conch Cut The Rocky Dundas S.T.E.P. Exuma Recipes Conch Salad Gin and Coconut Water Peas and Rice Scorched Conch References Appendices Appendix A: Navigational Lights Appendix B: Marinas Appendix C: Service Facilities Appendix D: Waypoints Appendix E: Tidal Differences Appendix F: Metric Conversion Appendix G: Distances About the Author

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