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Weather Routing Inc. (WRI), is proud to be the Official Weather Provider for the CUBAR Rally!
WRI will be providing forecasts in early November 2017. These forecasts will be available by visiting this link: http://www.wriwx.com/clientproduct.php?id=8010. Weather maps and products specifically created for this event are also available at that link.
In addition, you can create your own complimentary trial account for SeaWeather.net, our supplemental online service, by visiting this link.… Read more
With a little over 7 weeks before we depart, it’s time to finish/lock in a few items and start on a whole new list. I hope you’ve been working on your boat prep items as we will now start to focus on paperwork issues. But first a few reminders-in order of importance:
We are at the deadline for submitting this information as it takes several weeks to pull it all together and then several weeks to get it published so that we can distribute the program during the check in period. … Read more
Article by Cap. Nicole Sours Larson, The Log
If you’re considering cruising the Baja peninsula and, perhaps, beyond to mainland Mexico this autumn, now is the time to focus on planning and preparing your vessel for a potentially rigorous 750 nautical mile voyage to Cabo or about 900 n.m. if you’re continuing on to La Paz.
Most people have some initial concerns.… Read more
It’s time for another update as we have a lot going on right now and it’s time to start locking down a few items. For this reason, this, and all future Countdowns to CUBAR, are only going to those who have applied; therefore, to keep your crew/friends informed, please forward this and future Countdown to CUBAR announcements to them. … Read more
By Cap. Nicole Sours Larson
If you’ve always wanted to try long-range cruising, go for it, according to ROBERT DEMICHELI, the semiretired owner/captain of San Francisco-based trawler Odyssey. DeMicheli, who has cruised the North American East and West coast plus Mexico and the Caribbean with his wife, Jackie, for more than 10 years, often provides interested recreational boaters with advice about the cruising lifestyle.… Read more
We are now past the 4th of July holiday and time to start getting ready to make the journey down the Baja and points south. We will be issuing these “COUNTDOWN TO CUBAR” notices every 2-3 week to those who have registered starting August 1st. In late September, they will be issued weekly or as needed as the final cruise details and necessary preparations will be underway.… Read more
The basic journey is three legs long, and the reward is cruising the Sea of Cortez.
Article by Pat Rains
October 14, 2016 | SEA MAGAZINE
As soon as hurricane season is over, several thousand U.S. recreational boat owners will take their vessel and jump down Baja to pursue bliss: winter cruising season in Mexico. Get ready to break out the flip-flops and make piña coladas!… Read more