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Skipper Bob Anchorages Along the Intracoastal Waterway ICW Best anchorages, free docks, marina and fuel prices from the Hudson River to Key West, including the Delaware and Chesapeake Bays, New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway, Intracoastal Waterway from Norfolk to Key West, Okeechobee Waterway, and the Gulf Coast of Florida from Tampa to Marathon in the Keys.
Skipper Bob Marinas Along the Intracoastal Waterway ICW Fuel prices, transient slip fees, long-term slip fees, do-it-yourself yards, and haul out fees. Mile by mile list of hundreds of marinas from the Hudson River to Key West, FL. Information on courtesy cars, propane, shopping, CNG, approach depth, number of transient slips, phone numbers, approach directions and much more.
Skipper Bob Cruising the Gulf Coast Best anchorages, bridge and lock restrictions, free docks, marinas and places to stop from Brownsville, TX to Flamingo, FL. (The Gulf Coast Intracoastal Waterway – GIWW) Lowest marina and fuel prices. Including areas around Corpus Christi, Houston, New Orleans, Mobile, Pensacola, and Fort Myers. Mile by mile highlights of the waterway including caution notes.
Skipper Bob Cruising the New York Canal System Depth and height restrictions. Lock locations and characteristics. Where to stop. What to expect. Places to stay at no charge with water and electric. Free pump outs! Includes the Erie, Oswego, Cayuga-Seneca, and Champlain Canals. All the information to enjoy cruising the New York Canal System.
Skipper Bob Cruising the Rideau & Richelieu Canals Concise information about how to plan a summer cruise of the exciting Rideau and Richelieu Canals in Canada. What charts and guides to get, costs to expect, where to stop and when to go. A complete guide of this exciting trip that can include stops in Ottawa, Montreal and Quebec. Informative guide to cruising the St. Lawrence Seaway and Lake Champlain.
Skipper Bob Cruising the Trent Severn Canal, Georgian Bay & North Channel Cruising characteristics of the Trent Severn Canal in Canada. Fees, services available, where to stay, historical information, sites to see, and much more. In addition, the anchorages and highlights of the Georgian Bay and it’s 30,000 islands are covered as well as the North Channel. List and source for charts required for all three areas.
Skipper Bob Cruising Lake Ontario Information on ports, harbors, anchorages, marinas, shopping, and local attractions. Distances to harbors with GPS coordinates at the entrance to each harbor. Includes the Thousand Islands, Toronto Islands and the Bay of Quinte as well as all major harbors on Lake Ontario.
Skipper Bob Cruising From Chicago to Mobile Cruising the Inland River system from Chicago on Lake Michigan to Mobile, AL on Mobile Bay. Information on anchorages, free docks, marinas, bridge and lock restrictions, and navigational concerns for this route. Includes the Illinois, Mississippi, Ohio, Cumberland, Tennessee, Tombigbee and Mobile Rivers as well as the Tenn-Tom Waterway.
Skipper Bob Cruising Lake Erie Cruising characteristics of Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair. Information for a cruise including planning, approaches to ports, anchoring overnight, dockage and visiting ashore. List of required charts and sources. The last book written by Skipper Bob prior to his death (2nd Edition). Edited by Mary Ellen Manguile.
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Skipper Bob Cruising Comfortably on a Budget Living and cruising on a boat in the coastal waters of the Eastern United States. What kind of boat to buy, how to outfit it, where to go and stay, and how to live comfortably all on a budget. Tips on saving thousands of dollars while cruising the East Coast, Great Lakes and the Inland water system. Information on cruising the Intracoastal Waterway, Bahamas, and Canada.
Skipper Bob The Great Circle Route Cruising the Great Circle Route up the East Coast, across the Great Lakes, down the Mississippi and Tenn-Tom Canal to the Gulf Coast, and across the Gulf Coast to Florida. What charts and cruising guides you need. How to schedule the trip, what to expect and when and where to go. Everything you need to plan this exciting voyage.
Skipper Bob Bahamas Bound A planning guide to the Bahamas. Who should consider going. What type of vessel. How to outfit your vessel for the Bahamas to save money and enjoy the trip. Planning where to go and stay for the most comfort and safety. A list of cruising guides and charts required with pricing and sources. Step by step guide to get you ready, take the weather into account and make the crossing to the Bahamas.
Skipper Bob Military Marinas along the Great Circle RouteNONE IN STOCK Military marinas that can accommodate vessels in the 35 - 45' range along the waterways of the Great Circle Route. Rates, phone numbers, GPS position, and distance to commissary/PX. To use these marinas the vessel owner is required to have a valid military ID card. To request this guide please contact Capt. Henry E. Marx via email at MilitaryMarinas@landfallnavigation.com. We don't sell this publication.
Skipper Bob Cruising Lake Michigan3rd Edition Information on ports, harbors, anchorages, marinas, shopping, and local attractions. Distances to harbors with GPS co-ordinates at the entrance to each harbor. Includes Green Bay, Grand Traverse Bay, the Lake Michigan islands and all major harbors on Lake Ontario.
Skipper Bob Seven Miles an Hour Witty, but to the point. This book, by Don Wallace, gives the reader the basic concept of what you will go through when deciding to buy a boat and live aboard. Color photographs bring the experience to life and Appendix 1 provides basic information on buying a boat and outfitting it for cruising. Excellent read for someone contemplating buying a large boat.