In addition to color photographs by Charles and Margo Wood and Karin Steinkamp, the 7th Edition includes several new photographs by Captain Holly and Jo. The introduction covers topics such as routes and passage times, weather, cyclones, currents, entry procedures and regulations for the different areas.
"After cruising the Tuamotu and Society Islands for two seasons we are convinced that there is no better and up-to-date guide and the authors have gone far to revise the charts and add new information as often as practicable."
- K. Michael Marquardt, Master Mariner
The West Advisor articles have answered boaters' questions and provided solutions to boating problems for more than 20 years. West Marine has compiled one of the Web's most comprehensive collections of technical boating information articles.