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World Cruising Destinations book

Compilation of -- a must read for enthusiasts!

The latest offering by one of the most influential cruising journalists, World Cruising Destinations is a must read for any bareboat charter veteran who dreams of going beyond a Caribbean vacation.

has sailed over 200,000 miles on all the oceans of the world, including three circumnavigations and voyages to the Arctic and Antarctic. His successful guide to sailing around the world, , has helped many aspiring yacht charter voyagers turn their dreams into reality and follow in his footsteps.

This substantial new handbook, World Cruising Destinations, serves as a whole earth guide, and is intended as a partner to Cornell’s celebrated, World Cruising Routes, a compendium of information about hundreds of countries around the globe, every destination comprehensively detailed with information on cruising attractions, history, culture, local laws, regulations and formalities, facilities available, public holidays, public events, emergency telephone numbers, and much more.

There is also detailed information on climate and , including average monthly temperatures, rainfall and tropical storm seasons.

Lavishly illustrated throughout, it is not only a must-have onboard reference work for long distance sailors, but it will undoubtedly inspire the adventurous to sail to where they have never ventured.

Available from Amazon.com for $32.97

GET YOUR **FREE** COPY OF JIMMY CORNELL’S NEW HANDBOOK! Book your next online at www.bareboat.com and simply mention “PROMO CODE – WCD2011″

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New bareboat moorings in the -- FREE!

If you’re planning a Virgin Islands , new moorings await you – and they are FREE!

A dozen sand screw-style moorings have been installed in , off  , USVI. An additional 10 moorings will be installed next year.

Caribbean enthusiasts have long known about this great anchorage.  A holiday raft-up in the mid 1950′s earned the scenic bay at , off St. Thomas, the name, “Christmas Cove.”   It has become one of the most popular destinations in the U.S Virgin Islands for bareboat charter yachts, as well as local cruisers looking for an overnight anchorage.

In an effort to protect the seagrass beds – critical habitat for protected marine species like sea turtles, the local came up with the idea to install moorings in this area.  Funds for the project have come from a Boater’s Infrastructure Grant.

Brochures with information about the moorings, their GPS coordinates, a map. and rules of use are available at St. Thomas, , or you can call 340-775-6762.

Use of the moorings is currently free – but the length of stay is limited to 10 days.

To book a St. Thomas yacht charter, click here to visit our bareboat website.

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