Channel Islands Cruising Guide

Anacapa Island

Santa Cruz Island

Santa Rosa Island

San Miguel Island

Santa Barbara Island

Channel Islands Harbor

Channel Islands Weather

Channel Islands National Park Closures, Warnings etc.

California Regulations

Warnings, cautions, caveats and so forth:

I endeavor to keep this Channel Islands Cruising Guide up-to-date, but I cannot guarantee that nothing has changed since my last visit. Check National Park Service updates for restrictions, hazards and so forth before heading out.

The prudent sailor will – in addition to using my cruising guide – carry

Guide updates

The Channel Islands Cruising Guide is a work in progress …. and always will be. If you find something has changed, is inaccurate or there is missing information, please e-mail me the details at We’re also happy to include new and better photos and a photo credit for your submission.

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