Advice on how to survive Hurricane Season in the Caribbean. Don Street Jr's experience will save you tons of effort and may save your life ...

Know the steps as apparent wind approaches gale force and practice them in calm weather. Build the skills needed to overcome the challenge. ...

Hurricane season is here again and as we approach September, the most prominent month for tropical storms, we must all keep a watchful eye on the weather and be ready to make defensive preparations if necessary. For boaters that means ...

I'm having a rough time. I'm writing a book on heavy weather and, it's heavy going. One problem is my target audience are too dumb to avoid heavy weather. ...

My wife has sailed with me for 43-plus years. Yesterday she made Goodlander Family maritime history: while underway on passage, she took a freshwater shower. I couldn’t believe it! Actually, I barely recognized her as she stepped out of the ...

The Water Spout is not as dangerous as their land-based counterpart; the tornado or twister, nevertheless, care should be taken. ...

Fifty years ago, long term weather forecasts were already a scientific impossibility, and Edward Lorenz proved it. In 1962, Lorenz published his definitive work on meteorology in Volume 20 of the Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences. No one knew it ...

Modern sloops have a furling headsail and a mainsail, staysails are far from untypical. Here are some pointers on the benefits of staysail use on a cruising rig. ...