By David Cannon and Jeremy Davis – Weather Routing Inc.
When one looks at the area between the Central American coast and the west coast of the United States, a fairly obvious observation can be made: this is a fairly large area to consider. With that in mind, changes in the weather can always be expected when traveling throughout this area even during the late spring through early autumn. There’s a lot to keep in mind weather-wise when one makes travel plans throughout this part of the world.
Working on a yacht in the Mediterranean can involve long hours, hard work and extended periods away from your friends and family. However, the upside of this busy vocation is that crews become close-knit teams that often forge strong bonds and establish lifelong friendships. Enjoying free time with your new friends is one of the many highlights of yacht crew jobs. When you get a rare day or week off to relax, visit one of these events to make the most of this summer’s busy schedule in the South of France.
In Dubai, the ocean is everything and if you have been itching to get out and explore, fractional yacht ownership may be the answer. The all year round sunny weather, endless activities and the sparkling Arabian sea is just some of the things that the Arabian super-city has to offer. This guide covers all you need to know about shared yacht ownership in Dubai, including must visit destinations with your new vessel!
By David Cannon and Amanda Delaney – Weather Routing Inc.
Ah the Pacific Coast of Central America and Mexico. The many resort destinations conjure up images of surf, sun, sand, and warm temperatures, just the right remedy for those looking to escape winter’s icy grip in more northern climates. But with the sun and fun, there can’t possibly be any weather dangers to worry about along the way … can there? Well, as we move into the latter part of winter, the weather is not quite as volatile as earlier in the season, but we have concerns nevertheless…
… With this in mind, let’s take a look at what Mother Nature typically offers from the Baja Coast to Central America. Everything from cold fronts and the higher winds and large waves they can bring to the tropics (yes, the tropics) will be covered in this article. There’s a lot to cover, so let’s have a look.
By Amanda Delaney, Mark Neiswender and Brian Whitley of Weather Routing, Inc.
Planning a trip to any of the exotic islands in the Indian Ocean would entice the imagination of any mariner. However, if one does not take into account the seasonal monsoons across the Northern Indian Ocean or the tropical cyclone frequency and tracks for this area of the world, a dream vacation can turn into a horrendous trip. That is why for a mariner it is very important to be knowledgeable about the weather, or to receive assistance from government sources or professional marine meteorologists while underway in order to transit on the safest and fastest route possible.