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Caribbean Islands Cruising Guide


American Version

Caribbean Islands Cruising Guide




The Pacific Crossing





French Canal Routes to the Mediterranean


Gentle Sailing Route to the Mediterranean


Strait Sailing to Gibraltar


Living Aboard Around the World


Easy Navigation


Gentle Mediterranean Routes to the Islands


Who is Michael Briant


La Rochelle Guide Book




Caribbean Islands Cruising Guide

(This version is for boats coming across the Atlantic from Europe.)

For the American Version with routes for Southbound Yachts - here












The Caribbean is probably the biggest and best cruising ground in the world. Wonderful climate, beautiful islands, nice people and for the most part very inexpensive. With predictable weather and such good sailing winds it  makes the Mediterranean look like a very poor relation. 

How to get there - how to get home- details of all the Island groups and anchorages.  Pictures and chart details together with descriptions of the islands.

Pictures, charts, distances, links to marina's and faculties, weather and places to visit and what to see.......




 1. Overview  (Equipment, timing, seasons and main cruising routes)


2. Getting there  (From Europe and USA)


3. Trinidad and Tobago


4. Grenada & Grenadines


5. St Lucia to Dominica and Indian River


6. The Saints & Guadeloupe


7. Antigua to St Martin


8. The Virgin Islands


9. Trinidad to Venezuela and ABC Islands


10. Route back to the USA (via the Bahamas)


11. Route back to Europe (Via Bermuda and or Azores to Gib and Solent




Available as a PDF download, it is an easy read about what used to be considered a subject with a very steep learning curve



1) You click on the 'Buy Now'  and that will take you to PayPal where you make the payment via a Credit Card or your PayPal account.


2) Having completed the payment you will be taken to a page with a link for the book you have purchased - very simple page that will look something like this:


click on the link  PDF   and the book will download into your 'device'.

You can choose a folder for it to go into or, normally, it will default into the DOWNLOADS folder..

It is in PDF form so you can print it easily in hard copy or a printer will make it into paperback form with spiral binding or similar.

If you want a hard copy made from your download it will cost around 5 Uk pounds + P&P then try using

I do not have personal experience of them but they appear to offer a very good service at a reasonable price.


If you have any problem with finding the download send me an email to and I will send you another link as soon as I am online....






















Caribbean Islands Cruising Guide