The “Thornless Path to Windward,” Gentleman's Guide to Passages South takes the cruiser from the U.S. through the islands to South America, recommending 17 safe, easy passages for a leisurely cruise south. Now includes the Spanish Virgin Islands. Many cruising yachtsmen traveling between Florida and Venezuela consider this guide the Bible. Includes many sketch charts and GPS coordinates, plus a wealth of information for the sailor who would rather take it slow and easy en route to paradise. 9th Edition.