Weather-related information:

Here are my notes (so far) regarding weather and radio information for San Diego to Banderas Bay, Banderas Bay to the Marquesas (planned for April), and weather data sources I plan to use in French Polynesia.

Radio Nets and WX Broadcasts

Radio and Weather Bootstrap Indexes


2017 – Banderas Bay to Marquesas – Weather data, routing

French Polynesia weather data and sources


On-line organizations and groups of interest:

The San Francisco sailing rag
SSS_logo Singlehanded Sailing Society –
A great organization for antisocial people living in the San Francisco bay area.

Companies whos gear has helped make Beetle fun to sail.

ACR Logo EPIRB and personal strobe lights
Southwest Wind Power – Airx wind generator
Alpha Marine autopilots

Fabulous Alpha Spectra autopilot, with additions of the 3-axis rate ‘gyro’ (accelerometer), and Stan’s WindPilot software.

Ample Power charging system
ATN spinnaker socks
brandLogo Brooks and Gatehouse Network instruments
cmnv_logo4_top Comnav 1500 autopilot
Furuno radar
Hood Logo - Best Robin Sodaro (Hood loft, Sausalito, CA) has built most of the sails on the boat. Super person to work with.
ICOM VHF and SSB radios
Kyocera solar panels
scanmarLogoRollingStone Monitor windvane
Pactor radio modem
schaefer_marine_top_r1_c1 Schaefer Marine furling gear
svendsens_logo Svendsens Boatworks

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