This edition is Part V of The Island Hopping Digital Guide to the Leeward Islands and covers Dominica in the Caribbean.
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 Leeward Islands. 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. This guide also includes extensive navigational instructions, GPS waypoints, approaches and routes, anchorages, services, dive sites, history, basic information for cruising in the Leeward Islands, extensive appendices, contact information and more.
These cruising guides are not only essential for navigation and piloting while cruising, 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.
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Table of ContentsTable of Contents The Basics Anchoring Caribbean Etiquette Currency Customs and Immigration Electricity Ferries Holidays Hurricane Preparation Phones and Phone Numbers Emergency and Medical Numbers Provisioning and Shopping Rastafarians Rum Safety and Security Boat Boys Sailing in the Leeward Islands Time Weather Using the Charts List of Charts Dominica A Brief History of Dominica Customs and Immigration The Cabrits Marine Park Prince Rupert Bay, Portsmouth Southern Prince Rupert Bay PAYS and Boat Boys The Indian River Batalie Beach and Salisbury Méro and Castaways Canefield Roseau Historical Roseau Soufrière Bay and Scotts Head Driving Around Dominica Hurricane Season References Appendices Appendix A: Navigational Lights Appendix B: Service Facilities Appendix C: Waypoints Appendix D: Metric Conversion Table Appendix E: Distances Between Ports Appendix F: National Flag of Dominica About the Author