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Books on Cruising the Pacific

I was just wondering if any members had any good Book Titles they would like to share about cruising the the pacific. My preference would be Baja/ California up to BC over to Hawaii sort of thing. Any stories of people who have sailed this area, or and good guides on currents, tides and seasonal winds.
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Re: Books on Cruising the Pacific

Try looking up the Pardeys and the Hiscocks, and Hal Roth.
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Re: Books on Cruising the Pacific

Ron -
Check out some cruising websites for starters. I am in the wrong ocean, but my first impression is that it is difficult to go S-N along the pacific coast. Perhaps Baja - Hawaii - PNW is the more suitable route (but that first step is a doozie). The cruiser's forum search engine is great (though SN is, of course, the way better forum P-)). Have fun reading.
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Re: Books on Cruising the Pacific

Take a look at Brian Fagan's Cruising Guide to Central and Southern CA. It's been a good reference for me.
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Re: Books on Cruising the Pacific

Great suggestions everyone, thank you. just googling the Bio's of these authors I can see there is some fine reading there!
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Re: Books on Cruising the Pacific

I wasn't really suggesting any particular route, I am just interested in the of the PNW, west coast and Hawaii.
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