The Island Hopping Digital Guide To The Virgin Islands - Part I - The United States Virgin Islands: Including St. Thomas, St. John, and St. Croix

The Island Hopping Digital Guide To The Virgin Islands - Part I - The United States Virgin Islands: Including St. Thomas, St. John, and St. Croix

by Stephen J Pavlidis

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This edition is Part I of The Island Hopping Digital Guide to the Virgin Islands and covers the US Virgin Islands, including St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix. 

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 waters of the Virgin 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 Virgin 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 shore-side information they contain. The digital versions 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: 9781892399601
Publisher: Seaworthy Publications, Inc
Publication date: 01/01/2017
Series: Island Hopping Digital Guide To The Virgin Isl , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 100
Sales rank: 709,478
File size: 13 MB
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About the Author

Stephen J. Pavlidis has been cruising The Bahamas and Caribbean since the winter of 1989. Starting in the Exuma Cays, 20 years ago, Steve began his writing career with guides to the many fascinating destinations he visited. Many of his books stand alone to this day as the quintessential guides to the areas he covers. His books are different from 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 USVI National Park Regulations Caribbean Etiquette Chartering Clothing-What to Bring Currency Customs and Immigration Dinghy Safety Ferries Holidays Hurricane Holes Medical Emergencies Navigation Phoning Home Rastafarians Safety and Security Taxis and Buses Tides and Currents Time VHF VISAR Weather Using the Charts List of Charts The USVI A Brief History To the USVI from the SVI St. Thomas Charlotte Amalie Historical Charlotte Amalie Shopping in Charlotte Amalie Haulover Cut to Krum Bay Krum Bay Water Island Benner Bay Christmas Cove, Current Cut Cowpet Bay Red Hook Sapphire Beach Marina The Northern Shore Driving Around St. Thomas St. John Mooring Usage on St. John Cruz Bay Great Cruz Bay Little and Great Lameshur Bay Saltpond Bay Coral Bay Coral Harbor Newfound Bay Haulover Bay Leinster Bay Francis Bay to Cinnamon Bay Trunk Bay Hawksnest Bay Caneel Bay Driving Around St. John St. Croix Alexander Hamilton and St. Croix Approaching St. Croix Christiansted Buck Island Green Cay Marina Green Cay to Teague Bay Salt River Bay Frederiksted Krause Lagoon Driving Around St. Croix Hurricane Season Dining in the Virgins References Appendices Appendix A: Navigational Lights Appendix B: Marinas Appendix C: Service Facilities Appendix D: Waypoints Appendix E: Metric Conversion About the Author

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