Weather and Tactics

Revised: Friday, March 21, 2014

Stan Honey’s

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

Agenda:

 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

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Stan Honey has navigated in twenty-two transpacific races, winning class or line honors ten times. As navigator, Stan has set the single-handed, double-handed, and fully-crewed passage records for monohulls to Hawaii. In 1996, Stan and Sally (Lindsay Honey) won the Pacific Cup overall, sailing their Cal 40 Illusion doublehanded.

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