Landfalls of Paradise: Cruising Guide to the Pacific Islands

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University of Hawaii Press, 2006 - Travel - 391 pages
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The fifth edition of this sailing standard includes updated charts and text reflecting changes in regulations and facilities for most countries and specific ports of entry. New appendices include procedures for entry to Australia, which are more exacting than most Pacific landfalls, and an extensive list of information sources: cruising guidebooks, important general tourist guides, chart suppliers, and key web sites for the countries covered by Landfalls of Paradise.
  

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I have used this book as another cruising “bible” during our sailboat journey which we started in 2007 from Vancouver and are now currently in Australia. It is specifically a cruising guide with ... Read full review

Contents

Your Pacific Ocean
1
Protocols of Pacific Cruising
12
Pacific Weather
24
Planning the Pacific Passage
41
POLYNESIA
59
Hawaii
61
French Polynesia
80
Easter Island
112
New Caledonia
252
Vanuatu
261
MICRONESIA
273
Mariana Islands
276
Marshall Islands
292
Federated States of Micronesia
300
Palau
331
Kiribati
340

Pitcairn Island
118
Samoa Islands
135
Tokelau
148
Tonga
154
Tuvalu
167
Niue Island
175
New Zealand
180
MELANESIA
199
Fiji
201
Wallis and Futuna
216
Papua New Guinea
223
Solomon Islands
239
Nauru
353
ISLANDS OF THE EASTERN PACIFIC
359
Galapagos Islands
361
Appendixes
369
Trilingual Dictionary for Port Entry
371
Glossary of Cruising Terms
374
Maritime Mobile Ham Radio in the Pacific
376
Making Australia a Destination
380
Selected Health Issues
382
Sources
386
INDEX
389
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About the author (2006)

Hinz has sailed Pacific Ocean waters since 1958. He has authored numerous cruising, maritime history, and technical boating books.

Jim Howard began his Pacific experience in 1986 after passing through the Panama Canal on the way to Korea and Japan. He has written several books on cruising and since 1989 has written for the Japanese cruising magazine Kazi and more recently for Multihulls Magazine.

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