There are plenty of guides to show you where to sail in the Caribbean, as well as guides to harbors, islands and even countries. This book takes another approach. This is a look at HOW to cruise!
This is not a pilot book, but a rich compendium of useful information for the long-term cruiser. Caribbean Cruising is like an informative cockpit conversation with an experienced old hand, and will be especially useful to the first-time Caribbean cruiser.
Sailing and Yachting
No matter if you plan to cruise to the Caribbean or fly there and charter a yacht, you'll find all the information you are likely to need, from choosing the right boat, equipment, clothes and stores, to arranging finances and communications along the way. You will learn how to stay healthy, where to obtain weather forecasts, and where best to go cruising in these fabulous waters.
John Kretschmer has been a sailboat delivery skipper for over 25 years and has made over 100 deliveries. He is a contributing editor to 'Sailing' and currently lives in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, with his wife Lesa and their two daughters.