Welcome to The Great Southern Route (GSR)

    Regarded as the 21st-century version of a sea captain’s detailed almanac, the fourth printed edition of GSR is an essential tool for owners and captains who are contemplating exploring Asia–Pacific’s breathtaking destinations or are already on their way.

    The GSR website offers the latest news from around the region with updated Captains’ Logs, Destinations, and detailed Features. Captains and crew can stay informed and abreast of changing regulations as they discover some of the most exciting – and often unexplored – cruising grounds in the world.

    If you are keen to contribute, please get in touch.


    What you need to know about the countries you want to visit, the regulations and changes that affect our industry, and all the latest developments in technology.

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    Firsthand knowledge on each destination from those who have been before – essential reading for anyone embarking on the adventure of a lifetime.

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    The ocean is meant to be explored. Discover pristine, perfect and sometimes surprising locations and get to know the Great Southern Route in your own time.

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    All the articles, inspiration and information you need to research the Great Southern Route and plan an unforgettable journey.

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