POA 2014

Navigation Systems Administrator Fri, 03/21/2014 - 05:13

There are many tools and systems available for your trip.  Lew tells you about many of the options and describes their use. 

Weather and Tactics

Stan Honey’s

See the powerpoint!  We have added Stan's 2016 slides as well.  Updated, but without narration.


 Don’t screw up at the start

 Get to the Synoptic Wind before the glass-off the first night.

 Pick and race to your Ridge Waypoint.

 Carefully deal with Cutoff Lows

 Slot-cars to the shift, ideally on “Ocean DW” angles

 Squalls and Cloud Streets in the trades

 Pick the correct corner on the Run

 Approaching the Finish

Pac Cup Expenses Administrator Sun, 06/16/2013 - 21:17

What's it cost?

It depends on your boat, your previous state of preparation, and your goals.

Most folks run from a low of $20,000 to $60,000 or, of course "sky's the limit"

See the attached spreadsheet for some ideas.