Building cruising knowledge seminar handout

These are the notes and reminders from the “Building Your Cruising Confidence” seminar. GOLDEN RULES: Never Force it Favor the windward side of the channel ————————————————————————- Anchor for where the wind will be tonight, not right now With heavy rain coming, be prepared to lose visibility. In challenging or new areas, look at both paper and plotter. Yellow symbols are

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Cruising the Bahamas Notes

These are the notes from the Cruising the Bahamas seminar: Bahamas Customs forms: https://forms.bahamas.gov.bs/dp_form.asp?fid=263 SVRS Card #, small vessel reporting system; http://www.cbp.gov/travel/pleasure-boats-private-flyers/svrs Customs Decal; https://help.cbp.gov/app/answers/list/search/1/kw/BOAT%20DECALS/suggested/1 CBP & Immigration in Tampa: 813-348-1715, 4662 Aircargo Road, Tampa (present yourself) Pets: https://theboatgalley.com/getting-a-bahamas-pet-permit/ (info by Carolyn and Jan, authors of the book) Weather: WEATHER NETS —Bahamas, Florida coastal and tropical weather information can be

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