Anatomy of a Nor’easter:
by Charles Fort, BoatU.S. Magazine
This first cousin of a hurricane can pack a breathtaking punch. Treat this type of storm with great respect, and prep for it with a few simple precautions.
October 25: The camera shows a windblown TV anchor describing an approaching “killer hurricane.” Later that night, the storm arrives, lashing a 60-mile stretch of coast with 100-mph winds before moving inland and dissipating. Damage is estimated at $ 1.2 billion. Three people lose their lives.
October 29: From his desk, the same TV anchor calmly mentions a dangerous winter storm approaching. Up to 7 inches of rain and sleet are expected. Th…
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Storm Trysail Safety-At-Sea Video Library:
The Storm Trysail Foundation is one of the world’s leaders in the development of safety-at-sea strategies and techniques. One of the mainstays of the program is a series of instructional videos that participants view online before attending the event. This 10-video library is now available to all sailors bringing them over two hours of safety-at-sea strategies, techniques, and tips developed by some of the world’s top ocean sailors and introduced by Storm Trysail Club member Gary Jobson. Full report.
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