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Old 04-11-2014, 05:46   #1
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Sites with Reviews of Anchorages?

Hi all, is there such thing as a Trip-Advisor-type web site where you can read sailers' reviews of anchorages and marinas -- maybe categorized by region > islands?

I've been googling for a while but nothing like it shows up. We use wikitravel.org for our land vacations extensively and were hoping to find something like it, where we can get info on the different anchorages and marinas throughout the caribbean.

I know there are guide books but I was looking specific for crowdsourced sites since they can be more up to date than a 5 year old guide book. Any suggestions?
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Old 04-11-2014, 06:08   #2
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Re: Sites with reviews of anchorages?

Look up on this page & click on the Teal Colored "World Cruising and Sailing Wiki". Click on the areas you're interested in, follow the links, & there's lots to learn there.
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Re: Sites with Reviews of Anchorages?

World Cruising and Sailing Wiki
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Old 04-11-2014, 06:13   #4
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Re: Sites with Reviews of Anchorages?

Ha ha! all this time it was staring me in the face! Thank you so much!
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Re: Sites with Reviews of Anchorages?

Have you looked at active captain?

https://activecaptain.com/X.php
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Re: Sites with Reviews of Anchorages?

Ya active captain, and there used to be something called marina life. I don't stay in marinas so no comment as to effectiveness, but in know active captain is useful. Sounds like you have all you need here.


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Re: Sites with Reviews of Anchorages?

I've been using Navily lately. It's pretty new and doesn't have a huge user base in the US yet (apparently me and two others here in the Pacific Northwest), but compared to the Active Captain mobile app it's a dream. They have a normal web app as well.

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Re: Sites with Reviews of Anchorages?

ActiveCaptain in the USA is a truly world class resource.

Some folks here slag it but thats only because of personal differences with the owner/developer
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Re: Sites with Reviews of Anchorages?

Active Captain is great for the east coast of the USA. I have found nothing better. No experience with other areas. Guide books are great when home dreaming of the next trip. It's nice to see what someone saw last week.
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Re: Sites with Reviews of Anchorages?

ActiveCaptain also covers the Bahamas very well including the out islands.



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Re: Sites with Reviews of Anchorages?

Not a web site but they do actively post on Facebook.

https://www.tgboa.com/home

https://www.facebook.com/TheGreatBoo...orages?fref=ts

Great coverage & reviews of some cool places to drop the hook along the Atlantic Inland waterway & Bahamas.
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Re: Sites with Reviews of Anchorages?

I stumbled upon this site this morning:

World Anchorages

Despite the name it seems to Oceania centric but looks to be under development.
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