Ins & Outs of Eastern Caribbean Cruising

  • Instructor:
    Lexi Fisher
  • Level:
    Beginning 101
  • Date:
    Friday, October 11, 2024
  • Time:
    12:30 - 2:00

Whether you are planning a once-in-a-lifetime charter or a long-term cruise through the Windward and Leeward Islands, you’ll want to know what to expect. Doyle Guides has been writing the region’s most detailed and reliable cruising guides for over 40 years and can help you make the most of your time in one of the worlds best sailing destinations.


Below is a list of topics included in this class, covering all the islands between Anguilla and Grenada and a range of topics from local customs and etiquette to navigational info and regulations.

Charts & Navigation (GPS, Eyeball navigation, Sargasso seaweed)
Weather Hurricane season (Weather patterns, Wave, swell, and current patterns)
Mooring & Anchoring (Bottom topography and substrates, Reliable vs unreliable moorings)
Customs & Immigration (Office locations, Dress code, Procedures and documents)
Dangers (The Rum, Mosquitos, Manchineel tree, Marine life, Theft)
Services (Technical Services, General Services, Boat vendors, Tours)
Fun, Social, & Ashore (Morning Net, Facebook groups, Regattas, Hiking, Tours)