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The Panama Guide - A Complete Guide to Cruising Panama and Transiting The Panama Canal, 2nd Ed

Mountaineers Books

By Nancy Schwalbe Zydler & Tom Zydler

The Panama Guide is the most comprehensive guide written about the extraordinarily beautiful waters of the Caribbean and Pacific Coasts of Panama. It contains vital information for planning waterborne adventures along these fascinating shores. With 187 detailed chartlets, The Panama Guide travels through the 365 islands of San Blas, explores the protected bays of Bocas del Toro, the green shores of the Las Perlas archipelago, the intriguing rivers leading into the tropical forest as well as the spectacular Panama Canal. This book includes explicit piloting instructions, GPS waypoints, lists of navigational aids, local services, customs regulations, and recommendations for onshore activities. Nancy Schwalbe Zydler and Tom Zydler are long time contributors to nautical publications throughout the U.S. and Europe including Cruising World, Yachting, Boating International, Sailing, Sail, Yachting World, Yachting Monthly, Classic Boat, Southern Boating as well as Le Chasse Maree, Zagle and Nautique. Nancy and Tom spent three years sailing their yawl Mollymawk throughout Panama to write this guide and have personally visited every area described. Beautiful photos throughout featuring Tom Zydler's photography depicts the splendor and panorama of cruising in Panama. This tropical country boasts some of the most beautiful, colorful, and wild natural scenery anywhere. The Panama Guide will show you the way to one of the world's most fascinating, yet virtually unspoiled cruising grounds.• "What makes this book exciting is the enthusiasm the authors show for the tucked-away anchorages, ...every inch of the coast has been meticulously researched by the authors ..." Yachting• " ...with Tom's superb photos of the people, boats, and breathtaking scenery." Classic Boat• "The first truly complete cruising guide to Panama." Sail• "While conducting research for Lonely Planet Panama, I came across this incredible work by Nancy Schwalbe Zydler and Tom Zydler. Their attention to detail is remarkable. The history and description they provide is right on and well put. Much of the information that appears on the islands they comment upon you won't find anywhere else. For cruising sailors and Panama buffs alike, The Panama Guide is an excellent read and a vast source of knowledge." Scott Doggett, Author, Lonely Planet Panama


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Vendor: Mountaineers Books