Online Book: Navigation—Knowing Where It's At, Chapter 3 of 12

One Simple Navigation and Weather Safety Tip


I have blurred the vessel names to protect the imprudent.

I have been thinking about navigation and weather a lot lately because:

  • a couple of pieces of related equipment on Morgan’s Cloud are coming up for replacement,
  • and several questions from members have prodded me into writing on the subject.

I have a bunch of posts perking on the technology and how to use it that will see the light in the fullness of time.

But first I have one simple tip that can save you a huge amount of grief…and possibly your boat:

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Meet the Author


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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