Photos of the Day
September 21 - San Francisco Bay
Since we're very busy with deadline, and since everybody could use a little escape from the troubles of the world, we're running a mini photo feature on our favorite little island in the Caribbean, St. Barth. Mostly known as a very expensive and chic resort for the rich and famous, it's actually a wonderful place for the humble cruiser, too. For it's quite possible to enjoy all the fabulous natural attractions while living on a small budget.
Dinghy dock at Gustavia, St. Barth's only port
St. Jean anchorage
Daytime anchorage at Flamand's Bay
Gustavia attracts some of the biggest and most famous yachts in the world.
Another view of Gustavia harbor with Nevis in the background
The sector light for St. Barth's
Volvo Ocean Race
September 21 - Southampton, UK
September 21 - The Pacific Ocean and Cyberspace
Who is out making passages in the Pacific and what kind of weather are they having? Check out YOTREPS - 'yacht reports' - at http://www.bitwrangler.com/yotreps/
September 21 - Pacific Ocean
San Francisco Bay Weather
To see what the winds are like on the Bay and just outside the Gate right now, check out http://sfports.wr.usgs.gov/wind/.
California Coast Weather
Looking for current as well as recent wind and sea readings from 17 buoys and stations between Pt. Arena and the Mexican border? Here's the place - which has further links to weather buoys and stations all over the U.S.: www.ndbc.noaa.gov/stuff/southwest/swstmap.shtml.
Pacific Winds and Pressure
The University of Hawaii Dept. of Meteorology page posts a daily map of the NE Pacific Ocean barometric pressure and winds.
Pacific Sea State
Check out the Pacific Ocean sea states
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