Destination Mexico

Destination Mexico

Planning a Cruise to Mexico

By Carolyn Mehaffy; Bob Mehaffy

Paradise Cay Publications, Paperback, 9780939837410, 184pp.

Publication Date: January 2010

Destination Mexico tells everything you need to know about getting yourself and your boat ready for a cruise of weeks or months in Mexican waters. For the practical, hands-on pleasure boat skipper, whether power or sail, you'll find advice on clothing and provisions, recreational and galley equipment, toiletries and medical aids. The authors, veterans of Mexican cruising, guide you through the intricacies of government paperwork, insurance, even crew selection and buddy boats. The second half comprises an alphabetical listing of equipment you are likely to need including electrical, mechanical and navigational gear.

About the Author

Carolyn and Bob Mehaffy sail their Hardin 45-foot staysail ketch, Carricklee, in San Francisco Bay, with yearly cruises to the Sacramento Delta, the Channel Islands, Mexico, or Hawaii. Their articles on cruising appear in Cruising World, Latitude 38, and Sailing. When not cruising, the teach at American River College in Sacramento.