Cruising Resources: Pacific Crossing


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The Pacific Crossing Guide – 3rd Edition

Sailing Advisory Galapagos to Marquesas

Sailing Advisory Panama to Galapagos

Pacific Ocean Crossing: Collecting Water Samples on the Fly

South Pacific Cruising Notes: April to November 2013

Guidance on managing garbage when cruising remote islands in the Pacific

Pacific Planning Advice

Pacific Crossing in 2010 and El Nino

Eastbound in North Pacific

Volcanic Activity Causes Magnetic Interference

Seattle to New Zealand – More comments added

San Diego to Brisbane – South or North?

The Caribbean to Hong Kong

Australia To Hawaii

Pacific East About

Australia, Sydney to Washington State, USA

The USA, Seattle to Cambodia

Australia, Brisbane to Coquimbo, Chile

Chile to New Zealand

Mexico to the Marquesas via powerboat

Hawaii, Honolulu to Brisbane, Australia

Marshall Islands to the USA

Fiji to Canada – suggestions

Panama to the Philippines – North Pacific Passage


Galapagos to French Polynesia: May/June 2015!76-puddle-jump-to-fp/c13l1
SY Jacaranda did this trip in 21 days. Their blog post on this passage is interesting, useful and very entertaining.

Mexico to Marquesas – March 2018
This article from the Bluewater Cruising Association’s magazine ‘Currents’ by Henk and Lisa Benckhuysen on their Express 37 Sloop “Harlequin”.

North Pacific Weather Patterns
Posted December 2015
This article by Ocean Navigator focuses on the weather in the North Pacific during December 2015 and how to examine weather charts in order to learn more about Ocean weather patterns.

Navigating Pacific Atoll Passes

Know the local tides and carefully plan your entry. This article by Cruising World Magazine gives some excellent tips on successful atoll entry.

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