As Fickle as the Weather

One thing is certain-it's going to change  (published February 2012) It’s a common axiom in many parts of the world—if you don’t like the weather, just wait five minutes and it’ll change. For sailors, that can be good or bad news. Sorting the good from the bad before the fact

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Diamond in the Lava

19˚ 47’ 50” N  156˚ 01’ 88” W The Hawaiian Islands are a sailor’s paradise, with warm trade winds and clear blue water. But finding a good anchorage can be a challenge for cruisers due to marginal bottom holding and swell protection. Rocky lava, coral bottoms and central Pacific swells

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