Online Book: Weather Reception and Analysis, Chapter 6 of 12

How To Look Ahead—Way Ahead

pressure-and-rainUsed correctly and coupled with some effort to understand high altitude steering winds, GRIBs can be used to predict weather trends a surprisingly long way in the future. And that can substantially increase your enjoyment of cruising. Here’s how.


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John

John was born and brought up in Bermuda and started sailing as a child, racing locally and offshore before turning to cruising. He has sailed over 100,000 miles, most of it on his McCurdy & Rhodes 56, Morgan's Cloud, including eight ocean races to Bermuda, culminating in winning his class twice in the Newport Bermuda Race. He has skippered a series of voyages in the North Atlantic, the majority of which have been to the high latitudes. John has been helping others go voyaging by sharing his experience for twenty years, first in yachting magazines and, for the last 12 years, as co-editor/publisher of AAC.

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