The Editor

An avid writer, videographer, blogger, reporter, researcher. Past life and an engineer (EE) and business owner.

Old School Weather Forecasting

In a previous article, I wrote about using the website Windy.com to help with weather forecasting for sailors. In this article, I wanted to explain how you can obtain weather forecasts while cruising offshore and many miles from shore. A lot of you may already be familiar with weather fax, but for those who aren’t,…

Ice Makers: I Think We Found a Good One!

What’s better than having a sundowner after a lively sail? Well, we can’t think of anything. But, for a good sundowner, a sailor needs ice! Should we invest in an expensive icemaker and find space to install it, or could we buy one of the inexpensive icemakers and would that work? After all, we really…

Windy.com for Weather

As all good sailors know, the weather is one of the more important things to consider when planning a sailing adventure. About a year and a half ago we stumbled upon a website that can be used to forecast weather and is great for sailing. The site is Windy.com and the presentation of the data…

And the Countdown to Leave Begins!

So, in the past few weeks the First Mate and I have decided that it is time to solidify our plans to cut the lines for the last time and sail out. As with all life-changing decisions, this has taken a bit of time to make. Although the thought of such a massive change makes…