Pacific Rim, South Seas

The Pacific Rim, the least likely of cruising grounds, nonetheless attracts a handful of hardy power cruisers each year. This section is where you’ll find stories about Aleutian Island passages and destinations in Japan, Taiwan, China and Vietnam. You’ll learn that despite the challenges of high-latitude voyaging and cultural barriers, the Pac Rim route does have the advantage of never taking you more than 500nm from land. The experienced mariners that have written these stories share tips on timing passages and voyage preparation that will provide indispensable lessons for anyone following in their wakes.