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Cyclone Yasa

Eyewitness Reports on Cyclone Yasa’s Fury

The category 5 cyclone Yasa was originally predicted to go right over the main island of Viti Levu — meaning Vuda Marina and Port Denarau — and would have affected most of the cruising boats in the area.
Changabang takes flight

The Highs and Lows of Philippe Jamotte

For Philippe Jamotte the initial high was setting off on October 1, on the adventure of a lifetime — to sail singlehanded around the world as the clouds, fog and smoke of San Francisco Bay gave way for an ideal departure.
Bowling pins

Hurricane Season Lines Them Up

The middle of September is the peak hurricane period. Given this year's hurricane forecast, it's no surprise that there's so much action.
NOAA map of Hurricanes

Hurricanes Attempt to Sandwich Middle Americas

This year's hurricane season is well underway, with five active disturbances being tracked in the Eastern Pacific and Atlantic regions. Earlier this week Hurricane Genevieve was listed as Category 4 but has been downgraded to a tropical storm as she moves northwest along the Baja coast.
satellite image of hurricane douglas

Hurricanes Douglas and Hanna

Hurricanes have a habit of taking aim for the Hawaiian Islands right around this time of year. Mother Nature doesn’t rest and is doing her thing like clockwork.