This is Episode #69 and we’re casting off with the article “Clear the Decks, Batten the Hatches! Get Storm Ready” from the January 2022 issue of Latitude 38 Sailing Magazine, read by fellow sailor and host Monica Grant.
Hear Mary SwiftSwan of Afterguard Sailing Academy (ASA) detail the fallout from the October 2021 “atmospheric bomb” storm that wreaked havoc across the Bay Area.
This episode covers everything from major storms to rescue missions. Here’s a small sample of what you will hear in this episode:
- How bad was the October 2021 storm?
- What boats were lost in the storm?
- How did the Coast Guard get involved?
- What’s involved in rescuing a crew?
- How do you prepare your boat for winter storms?
- What do you do if your boat blows away?
- How do you survey the damage of storms?
- Does insurance help when it comes to natural disasters?
Follow along and read the article at https://www.latitude38.com/issues/january-2022/#60.
Check out the episode and show notes below for much more detail.
- Clear the Decks, Batten the Hatches! Get Storm Ready (Latitude 38 Verbatim)
- [0:22] Welcome to Good Jibes with Latitude 38
- [0:27] Monica Grant
- [0:49] Subscribe to Latitude 38 at Latitude38.com
- [0:52] Follow along and read the article at https://www.latitude38.com/issues/january-2022/#60
- [1:08] Mary SwiftSwan
- “Clear the Decks, Batten the Hatches! Get Storm Ready” by Mary SwiftSwan
- [2:04] Bomb Cyclone
- [3:47] U.S. Coast Guard
- [5:28] Marin Independent Journal
- [7:27] Sign up for the Latitude 38 Crew List and get on the water with some new friends
- [8:19] Angel Island
- [8:48] Brooks Island
- [11:41] TowBoatUS
- [13:23] Richmond Yacht Club (RYC)
- [13:43] Angel Island Ferry
- [14:38] Check out Mary’s Winter Storm Boat Prep Checklist
- [14:42] Check out the Latitude 38 Bookstore here for books recommended by Good Jibes guests
- [14:44] Follow along and read the article at https://www.latitude38.com/issues/january-2022/#60
- [14:46] Make sure to follow Good Jibes with Latitude 38 on your favorite podcast spot and leave us a 5-star review on Apple Podcasts
- [14:49] Got a great sailing story to submit? Do so at [email protected]
- [14:50] Subscribe to Latitude 38 at Latitude38.com
- [14:51] Email [email protected] to advertise on this podcast or in Latitude 38 sailing magazine
- [14:54] Check out the December 2022 issue of Latitude 38
- Theme Song: Pineapple Dream by SOLXIS
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