This nautical guidebook for cruising boaters is updated to June 2018, so it''s the most up to date. Contains 398 pages, 185 GPS charts, 450 color photos: written by professional mariners, experienced & active yacht cruisers. Mile by mile, no gaps: Mexico Boating Guide covers the outside of Baja, the entire Sea of Cortez (100s of destinations) to Puerto Vallarta, down the Pacific mainland Gold Coast and Costa del Sur to the new Puerto Chiapas. This nautical guidebook is a Must-have for the Baja Ha Ha and Cubar participants. GPS charts of the tiny cruising anchorages, villages, ports for fuel, provisions, all the marinas, haul-out yards, local services. Rains'' 185 GPS-accurate charts were created on site to show anchoring details for tiny bays that are too small to appear with sufficient accuracy on government charts. Rains'' 450 photos are jaw-dropping beautiful, but show critical approaches by sea, not just pretty sunsets. No fluff. Crew List form, Resource Directory to all the marinas, fuel docks, haul-out yards for repair or dry storage. Made in the USA, the Rains Guide is the most accurate, up to date and thorough authority for cruising recreational boats in Pacific Mexico.
Mexico Boating Guide is the most complete and accurate guidebook for Pacific Mexico, and it''s undoubtedly the most up to date. The Rainses have put it all together.--Richard Spindler, Latitude 38. Richard Spindler, Latitude 38:
When we''re looking for the most recent, accurate and in-depth information on cruising Mexico, we reach for Mexico Boating Guide. --
More than 160,000 yatistas are now using Mexico Boating Guide. Many have sent us emails saying how accurate and comprehensive this guidebook is. Thanks. We cruise these waters annually, at least. Cruisers constantly keep us informed of new boating services they are finding, new anchorages they''ve enjoyed, and alerts to problems. We keep our guidebooks UPDATED - this one as of June, 2018. All errors are corrected in the FREE updates online (Mexico Boating dot com) and each fresh press run. Keep in touch.
--Publisher, Point Loma Publishing, San Diego
More than 170,000 yatistas are now using Mexico Boating Guide, and many have sent us emails saying how accurate and comprehensive this guidebook is. Thanks! We cruise these waters annually, at least. Cruisers also keep us informed of new boating services they are finding, anchorages they''ve enjoyed, and problems they''ve encountered. We keep our guidebooks UPDATED - this one as of June, 2018. ''not for navigation'' is a legal requirement for charts in all nautical guidebooks. Updates and corrections are published FREE online (Mexico Boating dot com) and incorporated into each new press run, at least once a year, but still the 3rd edition of Mexico Boating Guide. --Point Loma Publishing. --Publisher, Point Loma Publishing, San Diego
Durable new Smyth-sewn binding prevents pages from being ripped out while this guidebook is in active daily use in the cockpit or on the bridge. New 4-color charts are much easier to read. Large 12-point type for faster legibility.
Capt. Patricia Rains (USCG 100-Ton Masters License) is a veteran Mexico cruiser (sail & power) and professional mariner, well-known writer for The Log Newspapers, Cruising World, SEA, Passage Maker, SAIL, and columnist for several national nautical magazines. She''s the West Coast editor for BOATUS Magazine. Capt Rains presents cruising seminars for The Baja Ha Ha, the CUBAR Odyssey, Seven Seas Cruising Assoc (SSCA), Southbounders, Trawler Fest, Banderas Bay Regatta, more. As a professional mariner, Pat Rains has covered these waters dozens of times, in different boats - not just once.