This edition is Part III of The Island Hopping Digital Guide to the Virgin Islands and covers the Spanish Virgin Islands, including Culebra, Culebrita, and Vieques.
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 Spanish 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 (and Puerto Rico), 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 Introduction The Basics Currency Customs and Immigration Diving In Puerto Rico Holidays Hurricane Holes Language Phoning Home Tides and Currents Weather Using the Charts Index of Charts List of Charts The Spanish Virgin Islands Moorings in the SVI Isla de Palominos La Cordillera to Isla de Culebra Isla de Culebra Isla de Culebrita Isla de Vieques Punta Arenas Punta Arenas to Isabel Segunda Bahia Icacos to Bahia Salina del Sur Ensenada Honda to Isla Chiva Puerto Ferro Puerto Mosquito Ensenada Sun Bay and Esperanza A Little Basic Spanish Dining in Puerto Rico References Appendices Appendix A: Navigational Lights Appendix B: Marinas Appendix C: Service Facilities Appendix D: Waypoints Appendix E: Metric Conversion About the Author