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Old 13-07-2005, 12:05   #1
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Online Guide to Guyana

A Preliminary Cruising Guide to Guyana ~ by Jack Cooley
Part One: Guyana Basics

” ... I believe that Guyana can be added to this list of hurricane-season cruising "favorites". In time, it could develop a recreational boating infrastructure similar to Trinidad. There are canvas shops, welders, mechanics, etcetera, and though early "explorers" to Guyana may need some patience and persistence to find these services, labor rates are very reasonable.
From Trinidad, the sail to Guyana was not overly rigorous. For voyagers from South Africa to the Caribbean, Guyana could be a welcome respite - and in fresh water, too. Sailors crossing from Europe can make their Atlantic crossing shorter by leaving from the southwestern bulge of Africa, making their first landfall at Brazil's northeastern bulge, then stopping in Guyana on their way north ...”

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