It says Savannah is recognized as the country’s first planned city. According to ‘Lonely Planet’, “The town has been described as ‘a beautiful lady with a dirty face,’ and in some ways it resembles a pint-sized New Orleans.” At the same time, the seaport is busy with many container freighters.
Before visiting the City of Savannah, I wasn’t able to find much information on “Sailing to Savannah”. After visiting the city, I understood why. There were some difficulties visiting Savannah by a sailboat.
First difficulty is that the tide variance between high and low tide, is 6-8 feet high.