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Chart List: 

            ICW Chartbook (Ft. Lauderdale – Key West
            4402   Caribbean Sea
            28004 Caribbean Sea – Northwest Part
            28006 Caribbean Sea – Southwest Part
            11441 Key West Harbor and Approaches
            11447 Key West Harbor
            1217   Straits of Florida (Southern)
            27120 Yucatan Channel
            28202 Isla Mujeres, Cancun & Approaches
            28197 Cozumel
            28190 Ambergris Cays to Isla Cozumel
            28168 Belize City Harbor
            28167 Ambergris Cays to Pelican Cays
            28150 Bay Islands of Honduras
            1573  Gulf of Honduras
            1797  Monkey River to Colson Point
            28103 Cayos Vivorillos, Becerro and Caratasca
            COL 218 Isla Providencia
            28041 Approaches to Bocas del Toro
            28252 Canal de Bocas del Toro
            26081 Isla de San Andres and Adjacent Cays

Weather Resource 

Chris Parker’s Caribbean weather center offers a subscription service for customized voyage planning, as well as daily broadcasts for various regions in the Caribbean.  http://www.caribwx.com/ssb.html

Reading List:

Bauhaus, Eric:  The Panama Cruising Guide, 3rd Edition:  A Complete Sailors Guide to the Isthmus of Panama.  2007.  Eric Bauhaus, Panama.  ISBN 9962-00-130-7  Web:  www.sailorsnet.com

Lonely Planet:  Central America on a Shoestring.  6th Edition / November 2007  ISBN:  9781741045963.  Lonely Planet Publications Pty. Ltd.  Web: http://shop.lonelyplanet.com

Lonely Planet:  Panama.  4th Edition / November 2007
ISBN:  9781741045529  Lonely Planet Publications Pty. Ltd.  Web:  http://shop.lonelyplanet.com

Parsons, Kathy:  Spanish for Cruisers:  Boat Repairs and Maintenance Phrase Book.  2000.  Aventuras Publishing Company, Hallettsville, TX.  ISBN: 0-9675905-0-7  Web:  www.spanish4cruisers.com

Rains, Captain Pat: Cruising Ports:  The Central American Route.  2007.  Point Loma Publishing, San Diego CA.  ISBN: 0-9638470-2-3.  Web:  www.CentralAmericanBoating.com 

Zydler, Nancy Schwalbe & Tom:  The Panama Guide: A Cruising Guide to the Isthmus of Panama, 2nd Edition.  2001.  Seaworthy Publications, Port Washington, WI.  ISBN: 1-892399-09-1.  Web:  www.seaworthy.com

 

Radio Nets: (HAM and SSB) 

Net MHz UTC Coverage
NW Caribbean Cruisers’ Net 6209 1400 Mexico to San Andres
SW Caribbean Cruisers’ Net 6209 1315 San Andres to Panama

 

Rio Dulce, Guatemala

            On the Web

                http://www.riodulcechisme.com  (The best source for any information about Rio Dulce, includes a forum)
                http://www.guatemala-times.com (English language online newspaper)
                http://riodulce.net/
                http://www.mayaparadise.com/rioinfe.htm
                http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dulce_River
                RAM Marine Fuel Station
                Bruno’s Marina, Hotel, Restaurant, Bar and More
                Texan Bay Marina
                Tijax Marina and Ecolodge
                Tortugal Marina, Bungalows, Restaurant and More
                Catamaran Island Hotel and Marina
                Mario’s Marina, Resort, Restaurant, Bar and More
                Monkey Bay Marina 

            Resources Ashore

Port Captain (Livingston).....7947-0029
Raul (Ship's Agent Servamar) .... 5510-9104 Office 7947-0888

 

Bay Islands, Honduras

Utila

                 On the Web:

                       http://www.honduras.com/hondurastips/english/utila.htm
                       http://www.aboututila.com/

                 Resources Ashore:

                        Bobby Thompson, Utila Cays anchorage

        Roatan

                 On the Web

                        http://www.honduras.com/hondurastips/english/roatan.htm
                        http://www.roatanonline.com/

                Resources Ashore

                        Barefoot Cay Marina (504-455-6235) Channel 18A
                        Roatan Yacht Club (504-455-5233)
                        Fantasy Island Resort (504-455-7510)

            Guanaja (not visited)

                    http://www.honduras.com/hondurastips/english/guanaja.htm

            Islas Cuchinas (not visited)

                    http://www.cayoscochinos.com/
                    http://www.hondurastips.honduras.com/english/cayoscochinos.htm

            La Ceiba (not visited)

                    http://www.honduras.com/hondurastips/english/laceiba.htm
                    http://www.la-ceiba.info/index.html
                    http://www.laceibashipyard.com/index.htm

 

Cayos Vivorillos

            On the Web:

                   http://www.tageo.com/index-e-ho-v-11-d-m1669906.htm?Cayos+vivorillo

                   Note:  For waypoints and anchorages, please feel welcome to email us.

 

San Andres Archipelago

            Providencia

            On the Web

                    http://colombia-travel.suite101.com/article.cfm/san_andres_and_providencia

            Resources Ashore

                    Bush Agency (Bernardo Bush)  – 6-334-8050
                    Port Captain – monitors VHF 16 and 24
                    Refugio de la Luna (Carmeni Correa, Artist)

            San Andres (not visited)

            On the Web

                                      http://www.clubnautico.org.co/

             Resources Ashore

                    Thomas Livingston Agency - 578-512-3234 or VHF 16
                    Nene’s Marina – 578- 512 6139
                    Club Náutico Marina – 578-512-3022

            Cayo Albuquerque

            On the Web
                    http://www.oceandots.com/atlantic/san-andres/albuquerque.php

                    Note:  For waypoints, please feel welcome to email us.


Panama

            On the Web

                    http://www.panamainfo.com/
                    http://www.pancanal.com/eng/photo/camera-java.html
                    http://www.thepanamanews.com/pn/v_15/issue_02/frontpage.html
                    http://www.enjoypanama.com/
                    http://www.flyairpanama.com

            Bocas del Toro 

             On the Web

                     http://www.bocas.com/
                     http://www.bocasdeltoro.com/
                     http://www.bocasdeltoro.org   
                     http://www.thebocasbreeze.com (Local English language news/feature magazine)
                     Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
                     Bocas Yacht Club and Marina
                     Marina Carenero
                     
http://www.bastimentos.com/

           Resources Ashore

           We have an extensive file of information from dentists to shipping services to boat parts to veterinarians.  If you’re interested, just email us and we’ll send it along.

 

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