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120 E 135 1503 16 gJ 180 .' ' '165 w 150 Chart 3 Pacific Ocean pressure and wind patterns for July. Based on information given in Ocean Passages for (he World NP 136 all the way into the north and perhaps die altogether. If weatherfax charts or good weather forecasts are being received, the observer will quite likely associate this change with the passage of a cold front farther to the south. For many of us who have lived in the Northern Hemisphere and are accustomed to the clockwise veering of...

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Pacific Ocean pressure and wind patterns for January. 8-9 Clrart -i- Pacific Ocean pressure and wind patterns Chan 4. South Pacific Convergence Zone. 12 Chart 5- Pacific Ocean currents. 14-15 Chart 6. Crossing routes cast to west. 55 Chart 7. Crossing routes west to east. 57 Chart 10. Tuamotuan Archipelago. 64 Chart 11. Tahiti and the Society Islands. 65 Chart i.The Tuamotus to Tonga including the Chart 13. The Kingdom of Tonga. 69 Chart 15. North Island. New Zealand. 71...

Acknowledgements

The number ol people to whom I am indebted in the production of this book is directly proportional to the immensity of the ocean to which it refers. The gathering and Verifying of information at such long range has only been possible with the wonders of lax enabling me to keep up with sailors as far afield as New Zealand on an immediate basis. One of the difficulties is the changing situations in faraway places, and I am especially grateful to Anthea Cornell, Annabel and Tim Finding. Mary...

Seasonal Considerations Relating To Winds And Currents

When planning a Pacific crossing ii is best to absorb the dream first and then accept the reality. The dream is based on a well regulated world where the systems always conform to the established weather systems without any anomalies. The reality is to understand that anomalies can and do occur and to try to understand why. A study of Ocean Passages for the World will tell you that due to the rotational effects of the earth and its atmosphere there are tradewind belts either side of the...

The Rcc Pilotage Foundation

The RCC Pilotage Foundation was created by members of the Royal Cruising Club to enable them and others to bring their experience of sailing and cruising to a wider public and to encourage the aspiring sailor to cruise farther afield with confidence. The Foundation, a registered charity whose object is to advance the education of the public in the science and practice of navigation', was established with a generous gift from an American member of the club, Dr Fred Ellis, and fulfils its remit...

Contents

The Royal Cruising Club Pilotage Foundation and the Ocean Cruising Club vin The largest ocean - The geography of the Pacific 2 SEASONAL CONSIDERATIONS RELATING TO WINDS AND CURRENTS 7 Cyclones - Typhoons - Hurricane - The irregularities - Tropical storms - Weather information - Weatherfax - English language weather reports - Pacific Ocean currents Drinking water - Fuel reserves - Sailing strategies - Watchkeeping - Reefing - Heavy weather - Navigation - Pilotage - Anchoring - The Bahamian Moor...

Crossing Guide

Pacific Crossing Chart

Lioval Cruising Club Pilotage Foundation in association with the Ocean Cruising Club World Cruising Handbook, second edition. Jimmy and Doina Cornell, Adlard Coles Nautical Internanonal Marine. ISBN 0-7136-4419-2 World Cruising Routes, second edition. Jimmy Cornell, Adlard Coles Nautical International Marine. ISBN 0-7136-4070-7 The Atlantic Crossing Guide, third edition, edited by Anne Hammick Adlard Coles Nautical International Marine. ISBN 0-7136-3599-1 The Atlantic Islands, second edition,...