Cruising the Eastern Caribbean
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This hurricane season has been unprecedented. In September 2017 Hurricanes Irma, Jose, and Maria all caused damage within or around the Eastern Caribbean. Hurricane Irma caused significant damage to both marine and land-based infrastructure in Anguilla, Barbuda, St. Martin, and the Virgin Islands. Similairly, Dominica was in the direct path of Hurricane Maria. The status of many of the services listed for these islands in the Cruising Guide and on this website are currently unknown. Our hearts and minds are with all those affected, and we are optimistic that they will be able to recover and rebuild. We are hopeful that many services will be up and running again by the time the cruising season begins, and will do our best to keep our readers updated. For more detailed information visit the Guide Updates tab at the top of this page or the Doyle Guides Facebook page.
In light of the recent frequent hurricane activity, we have added the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and Magic Seaweed (wind and swell predictor) to the Useful Tools tab at the top of this page. Stay safe, stay informed.
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