Whether you’re a weekend warrior or long-distance power voyager, safe and effective anchoring is a critical skill. But it’s also an area some boaters tend to overlook. In their new book, Anchoring: A Ground Tackler’s Apprentice, Rudy and Jill Sechez have compiled a series of important tips and lessons that novices and experts will find useful. They clearly know their stuff: The Sechezes have anchored through five hurricanes.
Cruising the Gulf Coast
Best anchorages, bridge and lock restrictions, free docks, marinas, shopping and places to stop from Brownsville, TX to Flamingo, FL along the Gulf Coast Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW). Mile by mile highlights of the waterway including caution notes and lowest marina and fuel prices.
Areas covered include Corpus Christi, Houston, New Orleans, Mobile, Pensacola, St. Petersburg and Fort Myers.
15th edition, updated annually. Also available in EBOOK format.