Photos of the Day

August 2 - Lagos, Portugal

Here are some shots from Mike Harker of WanderLust in Lagos, Portugal.

Photos Mike Harker

Doctor's Orders

August 2 - Pillar Point Harbor

"On July 4th, we had an enjoyable sail to Pillar Point Harbor. Audrey Coad, one of our crew members pictured here, had eye surgery to resolve a retina problem. As part of her recovery program, she had to focus her eyes in a downward postion for 4 weeks. In order to comply with her doctors instructions, Audrey enjoys a glass of wine with a straw."

This report from Myron Eisenzimmer on Mykonos, a Swan 44.

Photo Myron Eisenzimmer

Tai Tam Reports In

August 2 - Panama

"We have spent the last 2 months on the Caribbean side of Panama and believe that our fellow cruisers might be interested in our observations of the Bocas Del Toro region and also of our experiences of spending part of the summer here."

So starts the article from Tom and Kathy Knueppel aboard the San Francisco-based Island Packet 40, Tai Tam. Look for the whole story in the September issue.

Tai Tam at Marina Carenero

Photos Courtesy Tai Tam

Village of Punta Allegre


August 2 - 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

Weather Updates

August 2 - 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 The National Weather Service site for San Francisco Bay is at

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.:

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 at:
For views of sea states anywhere in the world, see

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