We spent a number of weeks exploring the islands of the Marquesas in 2015 and found this guide to be invaluable for the detailed information and drawings Joe provides. Despite the fact that is was published in 2000, almost everything was still accurate (proving that life moves slowly in Marquesas!).
Sailing to the South Pacific, whether from California or Panama, the first landfall is the Marquesas. Joe Russell, who has lived and sailed in the Marquesas, documents this beautiful little-known place. Volcanic, tropical beauty and ease of navigation, make these islands some of the most interesting and dramatic cruising grounds in the world. The Marquesans-the island's greatest asset-are proud of their history. They presume friendship with everyone, sharing their legends and traditions. Includes history, language guide, chart diagrams, mileage and heading tables, and recent archeology.
Published by Fine Edge Productions first in 2000, this is the 1st edition published in 2000 and has 113 pages in softcover format. The ISBN is 978-0938665649 and our rating for this book is ☆☆☆☆☆
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