Crowd Sourced Guides Compared

Crowd Sourced Guides Compared

Seasoned cruiser Roger J. Jones, s/v Reboot, compared three crowd sourced cruising guides.

He writes, “When traveling by boat (or for that matter any mode of transportation) a constant question is: “What is at my potential destination?” For years the source of this information was “cruising guides”, books with information about marinas, dining, fuel availability, etc. With the advent of the ubiquitous Internet that information is now available on “crowd sourced” web sites. Essentially cruisers volunteer to provide information on a web site that is shared by other cruisers.”

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The featured guides:

Active Captain, sQuiddio, and
Good Anchorage (defunct as of March 2016)

How did they stack up?

Read more via sailboatreboot.com

 

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