Photos of the Day
October 9 - Fiji
Today's Photos of the Day are of the Musket Cove Yacht Club - and environs - at Malololailai, Fiji. What a terrific place! It has some of the clearest water in the world. The photos were taken by George Backhus of the Deerfoot 62 Moonshadow, who has since moved on to Auckland for the America's Cup.
Photos Courtesy George Backhus
Mexico Crew Party
October 9 - Encinal Yacht Club, Alameda
Tonight's the night for our Mexico Crew
Party at Encinal Yacht Club in Alameda. If you're already on
our Crew List, published in the October issue of Latitude
38, or if you're a skipper or first mate of a previous Baja
Ha-Ha Rally, you'll get in for free. Everyone else pays $5. Please
try to have exact change. It starts at 6 pm - no early birds
please as the doors will be locked until then - and goes until
October 9 - 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/
October 9 - 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/. The National Weather Service site for San Francisco Bay is at www.wrh.noaa.gov/Monterey/.
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/Maps/Southwest.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