Safety & Seamanship

Cruising Guides

An update on cruising resources.

Since our last review of cruising guides for the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway and the Bahamas, we’ve come across a few more resources worth adding to the list, and one of our top-pick cruising and anchoring guides has ceased publication. Here’s the latest on cruising guides and resources.

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