My Techie

Now even though this is like black magic to the crew of Del Viento, I totally acknowledge that receiving weather faxes via short-wave radio is absolutely nothing to most other cruisers--basic, basic stuff.

Del Viento- tech

Here's my wife, the magician, at her nav station. "How have you gotten weather info previously?" some might ask. The answer is that since we started, we've nearly always had internet access available, at least prior to beginning a passage, and we've simply come this far by the grace of www.passageweather.com, and the buoy data at http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/ --we've infrequently relied exclusively on VHF-broadcast weather, even when available.Michael Robertson