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Caribbean Islands Cruising Guide


American Version

Caribbean Islands Cruising Guide




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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

Having paid the purchase fee you will  be taken to a 'download' page where, you press the PDF sign or button.

The book you have purchased will be downloaded.
They are quite big files, so it depends on the quality of your connection how long it takes.

 Unless you choose a different folder normally the book will appear in your 'downloads' folder.






















Caribbean Islands Cruising Guide