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Old 01-10-2012
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+1 for activecaptain. I originally learned about it here, specifically the interactive cruising guide. All basic info for depths, services, etc. I even have the entire database offline on my iPad, via Charts and Tides and use it often.

The written reviews are also very helpful and even inconsistent ones can be sorted out easily. The language usually reveals the bias of the writer.

The only thing I would ignore are the 1-5 scale ratings of characteristics like: holding, wakes, scenery, etc. A 5 might clearly mean the best holding, but does a 5 for wake mean big wakes or good small wakes. I think the posters use the scales inconsistently.
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