Many, many people cruise
Belize. It's beautiful, easy sailing inside the reef. Slightly more challenging sailing to the atolls. We were there for 6 weeks last June and July(2012). We are here again for May- July(2013). Provisioning
is much easier than in the Bahamas
. You are never far away from a market. Getting fuel
takes a little planning but works. There are 3 centers you will probably sail from. San Pedro or Cay Caulker, Cucumber Beach near Belize City and Placencia, they all have water
. Soon a full service
marina at Sanctuary Belize will open. Several cays offer good protection from summer storms or you can tuck into Sanctuary Belize for safe anchorage or a couple of slips that have cleats
. We also weathered the recent Tdepression at Cucumber Beach Marina. Even if you aren't a weather
guru the NW Caribbean
Net gives weather
every morning 8am on your SSB
at 6209. Pay attention, safe harbor is never too far away.
There are fees
for Custom and Immigration, there are fees for staying in the Marine
Parks, overall we found them about the same as the Bahamas. The 30 day limit can be dealt with when you check out.
We found the people friendly, proud of their country and happy you were there.
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