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March 2013: New information posted on noonsite

By Val Ellis last modified Jun 23, 2018 10:07 AM
We received some good reports and updates from cruisers who use the site last month, many of whom were first-timers keen to give something back to this free resource. Remember, all you need to do to contribute to noonsite is send the cruising info. you wish to pass on to those following in your wake to [email protected]

Published: 2013-03-31 23:00:00

We hope you enjoy reading and taking advantage of the latest information on  Thank you to everyone who got in touch last month.

This website relies on feedback from the cruisers that use it, to keep it as up to date and informative as possible. Please remember that not only do we welcome port updates and cruising reports, we also welcome emails stating that the info. you found on noonsite was 100% accurate. All contributions will be personally acknowledged by a member of the noonsite team.

See previous monthly report summaries here



BVIs, Virgin Gorda: Gun Creek Port of Entry Updates

Dominican Republic, La Caleta Marine Park (nr Boca Chica): Environmental Protection Department Ban Anchoring

Haiti, Ile a Vache: The Flora Flotilla leads the way for more secure yachting facilities in Haiti

Haiti: Committee formed to develop circuit of safe cruising stops

Haiti, Ile a Vache: Free Cruising Guides establishes education fund

Haiti, Ile a Vache: Fees Advisory

Saint Lucia, Soufriere: Mooring Fees

Central and North America

Costa Rica, Golfito: Clearing-in and Theft

Costa Rica, Gulf of Dulce, Cabo Matapalo: Harassed by Fishing Boat

Guatemala, Rio Dulce: Channel Entrance Sea Buoy Missing

Panama, Balboa: Comments and Tips from Cruisers

Panama, Panama City: A Warning if you need your liferaft serviced

Panama, Transiting the Panama Canal: Cruisers Report

South America

French Guiana: A short stay February 2013

Western Europe & North Atlantic Islands

Canary Islands, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria: New Marina Boatyard


Greece: Difficulties Encountered by Yachts with a Non-EU Port of Registry

Malta: Anchorages, Marinas and Boatyards

Malta to Turkey via Greece: Anchorages 2011

Tunisia (East): Hauling Out in Monastir

Turkey, Finike: Wintering Here

South East Asia & East Asia

Thailand, Satun, Chebilang: Phithak Shipyard and Services (PSS)

North Indian Ocean

Oman, Port Salalah: Updates

South Pacific

Pacific Planning Advice

French Polynesia: Hefty Fines if a Yacht and Crew Overstay Permitted Time

Galapagos Islands: Notes on a visit early 2013

Papua New Guinea: Family Cruising

Papua New Guinea, Ninigo Atoll: Report of Three Visits

North Pacific

FSM, Lamotrek: Interesting Information about the Island

FSM, Chuuk: An Explanation of the high charges


Pacific - List of Radio Nets - Updated


The Power of the noonsite Messageboard


Pacific Planning Advice

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