Destination Mexico: Planning a Cruise to Mexico

Destination Mexico: Planning a Cruise to Mexico

by Bob Mehaffy
     
 

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Destination Mexico tells everything you need to know about getting yourself and your boat ready for a cruise of weeks or months in Mexican waters. For the practical, hands-on pleasure boat skipper, whether power or sail, you'll find advice on clothing and provisions, recreational and galley equipment, toiletries and medical aids. The authors, veterans of Mexican

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Destination Mexico tells everything you need to know about getting yourself and your boat ready for a cruise of weeks or months in Mexican waters. For the practical, hands-on pleasure boat skipper, whether power or sail, you'll find advice on clothing and provisions, recreational and galley equipment, toiletries and medical aids. The authors, veterans of Mexican cruising, guide you through the intricacies of government paperwork, insurance, even crew selection and buddy boats. The second half comprises an alphabetical listing of equipment you are likely to need including electrical, mechanical and navigational gear.

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Destination Mexico: Planning A Cruise To Mexico is a complete and comprehensive guide to planning a Mexican vacation by sea. Practical, informative, ideal for pleasure boat excursions whether by sail or under power, everything is covered including clothing, provisioning, galley equipment, toiletries, medical aids, and recreational resources. Destination Mexico will even guide the reader through the intricacies of government paperwork, insurance, crew selection, and "buddy boats. Drawing upon their more than twenty-five years of cruising experience, Carolyn and Bob Mehaffy even provide an alphabetical listing of equipment (including electrical, mechanical and navigational gear); how to select batteries, GPS, dinghies, and other essentials; the cost of maintenance, and much more. If you are planning a cruise down to Mexico, begin with a thorough reading of Carolyn & Bob Mehaffy's Destination Mexico!
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Boaters who want a cruise guide to Mexico, whether on power or sail, will want to include Destination Mexico as basic equipment: the authors are veterans of Mexico's waters and cover everything from government paperwork and regulations to crew selection and needed equipment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780939837410
Publisher:
Paradise Cay Publications
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
8.24(w) x 10.66(h) x 0.58(d)

Meet the Author

Carolyn and Bob Mehaffy sail their Hardin 45-foot staysail ketch, Carricklee, in San Francisco Bay, with yearly cruises to the Sacramento Delta, the Channel Islands, Mexico, or Hawaii. Their articles on cruising appear in Cruising World, Latitude 38, and Sailing. When not cruising, the teach at American River College in Sacramento.

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