west system fp banner ad 1 15

upfront banner

fish samp 4

gmt banner ad 5 20.png

hh banner green

lemon and line

abordage banner 3

seascape banner

vela banner 2 15

c and c 3 16

astra banner ad.png

fish corrected

brooklin boatyard

farr banner ad 8 1

southern-banner1

c sprit banner

pile ring banner

pyi kiwi

broken arrow

Bad news on the eve of what NOAA calls an “extremely active” year for hurricanes; the Boeing-built GOES-13 satellite is broken.  That’s NOAA’s ‘eye in the sky’ for the US East Coast and Caribbean, and with it out of commission, only one spare – GOES-14 – remains.  If that one has issues – and they all have issues sooner or later – only one satellite will be left to cover the entire US, meaning significant gaps in forecasting ability when it’s needed most.

Then again, the European ECWMF model has been way more accurate over the past couple of years; maybe NOAA should just give it up.

Wanna talk about the 2013-14 tropical storm season?  Here’s the  thread.  Great drawing from our pals at Bad Drawings.

May 28th, 2013

ullman banner 3 22

ep sails

rapido 60 ad

ocean rodeo drysuits

predict 5 15

ewol banner ad

off center banner ad

race the cape

esse banner ad.png

trogear ad

weego banner ad

dry uv ad 2.png

front street ad 4 4

http://www.camet.com/

upfront banner

schwab tower ad 1 15

whitecap fp ad

hh banner purple

hancock better sailor