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For questions and answers on routing matters not covered by World Cruising Routes and other books.

Don't miss the NEW noonsite Routing Forum. Where fellow cruisers can assist with advice. It takes only a few minutes to register.

Ocean-Pro Weather Services
Naples, Florida: 26 08N, 81 48W
Tel:+1 239-775-7435, +1 239-877-4094, Skype: “captcookusa”
Global weather and ocean passage routing. Bob Cook is an experienced offshore sailor and weather router and operates Ocean-Pro Weather Services & the Marine Coast Station. Bob provides detailed and long range weather forecasting and routing assistance to all vessels, power and sail. Comprehensive information and guidance available includes: vessel position reporting & logging, long & short range weather forecasts, recommended departure timing and routing, Gulf Stream and ocean eddy analysis and routing, seasonal passage routing, emergency & mayday assistance, interface with USCG & other SAR organizations, etc. Communications can be by telephone, email, sat phone, SSB and text messages. The marine coast station primary frequencies are: 4146, 6224, 8294, 12353 and 16528 khz, all USB. The station call-sign is "Ocean-Pro Weather". The FCC call-sign is WQCN860. For more information call us by phone, skype us or send us an e-mail.

Reports

Crossing Canada and Voyaging Down the St. Lawrence to Nova Scotia

Sailing back to Australia from SE Asia

Cruising Notes from Buenos Aires, Argentina to Trinidad, West Indies

Advice needed on Route from Adriatic to Pacific and Type of Yacht

My First Atlantic Crossing

From the Chesapeake to Lake Ontario, via the Hudson River

Mexico to Hawaii

Indonesia to Australia
Cruising in Company
Page on the Sail Indonesia website where boats returning from Indonesia to Australia can post their details if the wish to meet up with other yachts doing the same thing.
Share Maxsea Track Files
Share tracks with other cruisers. Helpful in determining approaches and anchorages as well as avoiding uncharted low-water areas. Interesting to see how others have approached long passages.
Share Worldwide Tracks
Library of tracks by cruising sailors for well-known routes but also San Blas; Galapagos; Tuamotus; French Polynesia; Suwarrow; Philippines; Maldives; Chagos; Seychelles and Red Sea. Started November 2011.
Wind Prediction
It has some holes in the pacific regions but overall provides good routing information.
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