Caribbean Planning Essentials



Liza Copeland

Caribbean Planning Essentials

The Caribbean is the perfect winter destination. Advanced knowledge learnt from this seminar will smooth your way regarding preparing your boat, the weather and route planning considerations; officials, clearance procedures and documents required; languages and currencies; communications. It will give tips on navigation; the availability of water and supplies; sun protection ideas and keeping cool. It will also cover boating facilities, dangers and security, clothing and laundry, fishing and diving, flora and flora and information about the many different cultures and events to enjoy.


Liza is a lifelong sailor, both cruising and racing. After marrying Andy aboard the classic Yacht Ticonderoga they explored the world, including a 6-year circumnavigation with their three children. Bagheera has now taken them 124,000 n.m to 114 countries. Liza is the award winning, best selling author of 4 cruising narratives Just, Still and Comfortable Cruising. Cruising for Cowards, co-authored with Andy , is their current, practical and technical A-Z for cruisers whether coastal cruising or offshore. Liza writes for many yachting magazines, and presents at major boat shows and organizations in Canada, the U.S. and UK. When not travelling the world she loves life in Vancouver B.C.

Presentation Theatre


Toronto Boat Show