A simple premise… . Patience! Discovering Weather is a series we’ll be putting together over the next months. First up though, if you’re a racing sailor, be advised this is not aimed at you but cruisers that want comfort ,safety and don’t want to spend their cruising season fixing damaged boats. So here’s where we […]
2022 Cruising Setup series – N02 – Sails This month we explore the primary source of power on a sailboat, sails. What to expect out of them, what to look for if it’s time to replace them and the difference between a harbour set and one suitable for extended cruising. You often hear the expression, […]
Stepping out of your Comfort Zone!
Further Afield, Marlborough Sounds NZ. What beckons, over the horizon? When you talk to visiting cruisers about New Zealand, it’s not uncommon to hear comments like “Best Cruising Grounds outside the Tropics, bar none.” You just need to look at our Local Boating mags to see the beauty of New Zealand Cruising, take the article […]
Coastal & Offshore Cruising Intl.SOUTH PACIFIC NEWSOctober – November 2021 e-dition 2022 Destination Series LaunchedFind out more Click HERE Weather.South Pacific Summer Weather Some Resources for those staying in the Southern Tropics over Summer The forecast prognosis for the 2021-22 Southern Cyclone season was released mid October. While the forecast is milder than last year they […]
2021 Bula Rendezvous Cruise in Company part 2 Many cruisers missed out this year, not taking advantage of Fiji’s “Blue Lanes”. To be honest it was almost us too but, we still had a good number of participants still willing to go.The problem was getting a good weather window, establishing it early enough to get […]
Coastal & Offshore Cruising Intl.SOUTH PACIFIC NEWSJuly – August 2021 e-ditionWhere in the World?Feature Article – Weather.Choosing your South Pacific Summer Destination South Pacific Destinations for the upcoming Cyclone Season.Busting the Myths! It’s about this time of year I start fielding questions from cruisers about where to head for Cyclone Season. The SW Pacific has seen an active […]