Puerto Rico Cruising Guide
An online cruising guide for yachts sailing around Puerto Rico.
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Puerto Rico consists of the main island of Puerto Rico and various smaller islands, including Vieques, Culebra, Mona, Desecheo, and Caja de Muertos. Of the latter five, only Culebra and Vieques are inhabited year-round. Mona is uninhabited most of the year except for employees of the Puerto Rico Department of Natural Resources. Puerto Rico is an unincorporated territory of the United States.
Cruising the region
Climate and Weather
Located in the tropics, Puerto Rico enjoys an average temperature of 82.4 °F (28 °C) throughout the year. The temperature does not change drastically with a change in season. The temperature in the south is usually a few degrees higher than the north and temperatures in the central interior mountains are always cooler than the rest of the island. Hurricane season spans June to November.
Sources for weather forecast info:
Submit the chart details that are required for safe navigation.
Submit details of local radio Nets.
Also see World Cruiser's Nets
Popular routes, timing, etc.
Arrival and Departure Procedures
There are a number of options and it is very important to check the latest options and procedures on the Official Govt. Website
Customs & Immigration
Ports and Popular Stops
Marinas & Yacht Clubs
Submit Marina details.
List details of all safe anchorages in the area.
Health & Security
Tourism & things to do ashore
List places of interest, tours, eateries, etc.
Submit addresses and contact details of marine related businesses that are of interest to cruisers.
References & Publications
Publications, Guides, etc.
Contact details of "Cruiser's Friends" that can be contacted for local information or assistance.
List links to discussion threads on partnering forums. (see link for requirements)
Links to relevant websites.
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