Cruising Guide to San Diego Bay (Google eBook)

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Paradise Cay Publications, Jan 1, 2010 - Sports & Recreation - 289 pages
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Cruising Guide to San Diego Bay is a complete compilation of up-to-date sailing information about San Diego Bay and its adjacent harbors. The Guide includes current bay rules and regulations as well as pointers on how to make your stay in the area enjoyable. Here you will find charts and photos;sailing and driving directions; descriptions of marinas, anchorages, and mooring areas; lists of public transportation, restaurants, hotels and sights to see in and around San Diego Bay. For your convenience, the guide gives telephone numbers, offices to call, and addresses to write for licences and permits for bay use. Cruising Guide to San Diego Bay prepares the sailor for an enjoyable stay in Americas Finest City.
  

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This book is a definite must have for those who cruise and or plan to cruise the beautiful bays of San Diego. The layout and organization is superbly supported with local and historical information. When purchasing a traveling book consider a locally sourced author like Ed Bowler. His local perspective and cruise planning knowledge and experience makes for a very enjoyable read.  

Contents

INSIDE VENTURA BRIDGE
215
Dana Cove and West Mission Bay
216
Sea Approach
217
Anchorage and Berthing
218
Attractions and Transportation
220
Perez Cove see chart page 222
221
Sea Access
222
Anchorage and Berthing
223

6 NAVIGATION AND SEAMANSHIP
43
7 TRAILER BOATING
47
8 PROCURING A BERTH
51
Shelter Island Yacht Basin
59
La Playa Cove AnchorageAl see chart on page 71
67
Shelter Island Roadstead MooringsAla Alb Ale chart p 76
74
Americas Cup Harbor MooringA2 see chart page 82
80
Naval Sailing Center Point Loma see chart page 91 Marine Corps Recruit Depot Boathouse
88
Harbor Island see chart page 98
95
Cruising Anchorage AnchorageA9 see chart page 105
103
Embarcadero see chart page 112
109
Laurel Street Roadstead MooringA3 see chart p us
116
G Street Mole see chart page 124
122
Marriott Marina see chart page 130
128
Coronado Ferry Landing see chart page 138
136
Bay Bridge Roadstead MooringA4
141
Glorietta Bay AnchorageA5 see chart page 149
146
Coronado see chart page 155
152
Fiddlers Cove see chart page 161
158
Silver Strand State Beach
164
SweetwaterSouth Bay Anchorage AnchorageA8 see p 170
169
National City
174
Coronado Cays
183
Chula Vista
189
Mission Bay
199
Quivera Basin see chart page 206
205
Mariners Basin
210
Sea Approach
211
Facilities
213
Attractions and Transportation
224
Campland Marina see chart page 226
225
Sea Access
226
Anchorage and Berthing
227
Attractions and Transportation
228
13 OUTSIDE THE BAY
231
Coronado Islands see chart page 234
232
North Coronado Island Coronado del Norte
233
Sea Approach
235
Facilities
236
San Clemente Island see chart page 239
237
Land Approach
238
Facilities
241
Oceanside see chart page 246
242
El Coral B C Mexico see chart page 252
250
Ensenada BC Mexico see chart page 256
255
Shelter Island Launch Ramp
264
Glorietta Bay Launch Ramp
266
National City Launch Ramp
268
Chula Vista Launch Ramp
270
15 MISSION BAY LAUNCH RAMPS
273
De Anza Cove Launch Ramp
274
South Shore Launch Ramp
276
Dana Cove Launch Ramp
278
Ski Beach Launch Ramp
280
Santa Clara Point Launch Ramp
282
Campland on the Bay Launch Ramp
284
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Page 29 - This wind (the south-easter) is the bane of the coast of California. Between the months of November and April, (including a part of each,) which is the rainy season in this latitude, you are never safe from it, and accordingly, in the ports which are open to it, vessels are obliged, during these months, to lie at anchor at a distance of three miles from the shore, with slip-ropes on their cables, ready to slip and go to sea at a moment's warning. The only ports which are safe from this wind are San...
Page 25 - ... on the north and west, and ran off into the interior, as far as the eye could reach. On the other sides, the land was low, and green, but without trees. The entrance is so narrow as to admit but one vessel at a time, the current swift, and the channel runs so near to a low stony point that the ship's sides appeared almost to touch it.
Page 13 - At sunset on the second day, we had a large and well- wooded headland directly before us, behind which lay the little harbor of San Diego. We were becalmed off this point all night, but the next morning, which was Saturday, the 14th of March, having a good breeze, we stood round the point, and hauling our wind brought the little harbor which is rather the outlet of a small river, right before us. Every one was...
Page 9 - Right down there by the wharf," I replied. "I have been nearly all over the United States, and that is the prettiest place for a city I ever saw. Is there any land there for sale?" I thought then that if I could buy twenty or forty acres there, that I would be satisfied. Mr. Morse said: "Yes. you can buy property there, by having it put up and sold at auction.

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