Yucatan Cruising Guide

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The purpose of this page is to guide the cruisers that are planning a trip to the Peninsula of Yucatan on their own boat, and provide them with all of the information  that they might need in order to make their travel a very pleasant, enjoyable, full of fun and safe one.

On this page we will provide with information regarding where to go and how to get there, including some very useful detailed charts and photos of the places you might want to visit, as well as lists of services and you might want or need during your trip.

This page will also guide you trough the various steps of customs and immigration, as well as give you recommendations on what to do and not do while you stay in the Yucatan area.

Most importantly we will try to encourage you to explore the many wonders that this beautiful area of the world has to offer to the cruiser, and suggest you the best and most economic ways of enjoying some of the best tourist destinations, cities, mayan sites and attractions that Yucatan has for you.


Visiting the Yucatan on your Boat.....

Passage Weather


Hurricane Holes

Places to hide and protect your boat.

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Distances From Local Ports.

Yucalpeten  to Telchac             25 NM

Telchac to Rio Lagartos            67 NM

Rio Lagartos to Holbox             48 NM

Holbox to Isla to Contoy            36 NM

Contoy  to Isla Mujeres             20 NM 

Yucalpeten to Carbonera       10.5 NM

Yucalpeten to Sisal                   25 NM

Sisal to Celestun                       32 NM

Sisal to Palmar                          14 NM

Yucalpeten to Celestun             57 NM

Celestun to IslaArenas                9 NM

Celestun to El Remate              18 NM

Celestun to Campeche              60 NM

Progreso to Campeche           117 NM

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