UPDATES

Mexico Boating Guide 

Feb 2015: Pg. 91 – 92:  Marina Puerto Los Cabos new phone (624) 105-6181 or 6028, email efernandez@puertoloscabos.com Marine Group Boat Works new phone (624) 105-6500.

Pg. 115: Marina CostaBaja new phone (612) 121-6255. New hotel.

Pg. 152 – 153: new Marina Puerto Escondido has 40 slips in Main Bay, more coming (613) 131-8097  www.MarinaPuertoEscondido.com   Hidden Port Yacht Club is reorganizing, need more volunteers for Loreto Fest.

Pg. 260 – 262: new Marina Isla Cortes has 43 slips near Bahia Altata, provides pilot boat for guests, www.marinaislacortes.com.mx or email new dockmaster marinaic@gmail.com (Bill Heimple now Mazatlan Star Fleet.)

Pg. 294 – 295:  Marina Vallarta remodel complete, new website www.Marina-Vallarta.com.mx  new dockmaster Christian Mancebo (322) 221-0722. Opequimar expanded. New chart of PV municipal harbor.

Pg. 315: new docks to 225′ in Marina Puerto de la Navidad new phone (314) 337-9014, www.islanavidad.com.mx

Aug 2013: Marina Chiapas (Puerto Chiapas) is hauling yachts out of the water with the brand new  60-ton travel lift, both for repairs or dry storage (paved yard). This new boat yard capability is a huge advantage for cruisers wanting to summer over on the hard in southern Mexico, or needing repairs before or after crossing the Gulf of Tehuantepec. Yes, the Pemex fuel dock is open.  FMI, contact Marina Chiapas, Enrique Laclette www.marina-chiapas.com  tel 9626956144 movil,  tel office (962) 6204038

Puerto Chiapas Travel Lift

Puerto Chiapas Travel Lift

Correction Page 286. Dog leg waypoint between Cabo San Lucas and Punta Mita is 20° 56.0′N and 106° 26.0′W, to avoid 20-n.m. security  perimeter around prison islands. New chart published since Aug 2012.

Cruising Ports

Dec. 2013: Pg. 42: San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua. Port Clearance: The new Immigration office is open, so boaters can clear in and out of Nicaragua here.

Page 239: Panama Canal Transit Fees increased for yachts in October 2013.

Page 198: Replace the first paragraph with the following and update the chart: From the Cayo Vivarillo anchorage (15° 50’N, 83°19’W) we clear the south end of the Cayo and then head SE for 75 miles to an offshore waypoint at (15° 14.4’N, 82°16.6’W). This passes 2.5 miles south of the cay at the south end of the Cocorocuma Reefs. From the latter waypoint we trun SSE and lay a course 120 miles to the east side of Isla Providencia. Total distance is 209 n.m. We easily continue from Isla Providencia to Isla San Andrés.

Moskito_Channel corrected