SAILFAST Weather Routing Seminar

Weather Routing And Weather/Ocean Forecasting For Offshore Racers And Cruisers
Join this 1/2 day seminar and learn how modern weather routing programs find the fastest course to sail from point A to B. Routing and weather analysis examples will be demonstrated using SailFast, a Windows based program used by racers and cruisers since 2005. Attendees will receive a 10% rebate for SailFast Ver 10.

Key topics covered:
Isochron method for optimum routing
Grib files for weather and ocean forecasting
Velocity Prediction Programs (VPP) and boat polars
Tidal and Gulf Stream current
NOAA Gulf of Maine tidal currents (A SailFast exclusive)
Marblehead to Halifax and Bermuda Race examples
What-If routing scenarios and severe weather/wave avoidance
Interfacing to sailboat to instruments
Using data to maximize boat speed
Updating forecasts via satellite phone and cell phone
Free SailFast Demo – Link

Seminar Fee: $50
Date: March 30, 2019
Time: 11 AM – 4 PM, lunch is included
Location: Duxbury Maritime School, 457 Washington St, Duxbury, MA 02332
Registration deadline: March 22, 2019