floridaArenowned haven for the rich and famous, thecoastline of Florida, from Palm Beach toMiami to the Florida Keys, has long sandybeaches, world-class golf courses, elegant palm-linedboulevards, sophisticated boutiques, and animpressive array of galleries, entertainment andnightlife. Lying at the southern most tip of the State,from Key West to Key Largo, the Florida Keys are likean elongated string of cities. Day 1Miami Beach to Elliot Key(20 nautical miles) Day 2Elliot Key to Key Largo(27 nautical miles) Day 3Key Largo to Islamorada(15 nautical miles) Day 4Islamorada to Duck Key(23 nautical miles) Day 5Duck Key to Newfound Harbour(28 nautical miles) Day 6Newfound Harbour to Key West(25 nautical miles) Day 7Key West aboardhCruise past the pastel-coloured Art Decobuildings in the booming metropolis of Miami hSnorkel and fish in the waters around BacheShoal, teeming with fish, lobster and coral hCool off on deck with a Rum Runner punch inWindley Key hCruise with the dolphins to Hawk's Cay ResorthAnchor off the secluded Little Palm Island hSnorkel in the Looe Key Marine Sanctuarydon't misshMade up of six islands, Islamorada calls itselfthe 'Fishing Capital of the World'. Go aftersailfish offshore, bonefish along the Atlanticshallows, or redfish and tarpon in Florida BayashorehStroll along the harbour at Key West Bightand dine on local Conch cuisinehIndulge in the fantastic boutiques alongDuval Street, Key West hDance the night away in Florida Keys, startingwith the daily sunset party at Mallory Square42IICHARTER COLLECTION 2012?Expert opinion Charter BrokerAgnes Howard Before you embark on a charter through theFlorida Keys, spend a few days soaking upMiami's vibrant atmosphere. Miami's dazzlingblue waters, fine sandy beaches, and abundanceof cultural attractions never seem to fade. Fromsunbathing on Miami Beach to playing golf orpeople watching, Miami is all about the outdoors.?
CRUISING GUIDEI 43pacific northwestmexicoInspire yourself with a cruise along the wild shoresof the Pacific Northwest. Best known for its greatoutdoor lifestyle and dramatic scenery, sea life,Rich in dramatic history, vibrant culture andunique heritage, Mexico is an exotic mix ofSpanish and Indian with a noble streak of Aztecand Maya civilisations. An endless land of contrasts, itboasts lush tropical forests and exotic shorelines.Both the Pacific and Caribbean coastlines are unique.Explore Mayan ruins, fascinating reefs and spiritedresorts, or simply relax on a long sandy beach.birds and mammals, these cruising grounds areespecially popular with adventurers and natureenthusiasts. From Vancouver Island to Alaska's capitalJuneau, the coastline winds along a pristinewilderness of secret coves, glacial valleys, majesticmountains and sheltered fjords. aboardhHunt oysters, clams, prawns and salmon in thewarm waters of Desolation Sound Marine Park hCruise from Vancouver Island through secretcoves and follow the trail of the ominous Orcawhales to Victoria hScuba dive in the waters around Pender Har-bour - a maze of inlets, islands and coves thatare referred to as the 'Venice of the North'hLaunch kayaks in the freshwater streams andlakes surrounding Pender HarbourhPlay host to a fishing weekend on CampbellRiver - the salmon capital of the Northwest hLose your head in the dramatic scenery ofChatterbox Falls on Vancouver Island don't misshSpend a few days anchored in the spec-tacular harbour-front setting of Vancouverand discover the city's fascinating history,cosmopolitan culture, and abundance offine restaurantsashorehExplore the many fishing villages that dot thecoastline of Alaska hTake a hike along trails to the freshwater beaverlake around Desolation Sound hStep back in time in British Columbia