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Sea Science: Hurricanes, typhoons, cyclones have differing intensity scales

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed Tropical cyclone is, by definition, a universal label for a system originating over tropical waters of clouds and …

Sea Science: Upgrades offer better forecasts

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed Weather forecast models have become much more sophisticated as computing processing power has increased. It stands to …

Sea Science: Daylight Saving Time a short-term investment strategy

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed “Spring forward; fall back” may be one of the most useful pneumonic phrases in existence to help us remember how …

Sea Science: Sound on the water affected by temperature, molecular density

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed Before the invention of GPS, radio or radar, maritime navigation depended on different means of communication to relay …

Sea Science: Instruments crucial in plotting safe course

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed In a land-loving lifestyle, an increasing dependency on the incessant beeps and boops of technologically driven weather …

Sea Science: Wind patterns blow with local flair, but their science is universal

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed While there are the large-scale global winds that circumnavigate the Earth, there are seasonal and geographically …

Sea Science: Six conditions indicate hurricane on its way

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed As we near the end of the Atlantic Hurricane Season, which is June 1-Nov. 30, many wonder how we can become better at …

‘Feels like’ heat index nothing to take lightly

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed  As we leave summer behind and prepare to embrace the cooler winter temps, lingering moisture is quick to remind us who …

Sea Science: Don’t let a dewy morning catch you with your chamois down

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed Dewy mornings may conjure up memories of early adventures for some, but many a yacht crew member sees the immediate need …

Sea Science: Storm surge magnifies hurricane havoc

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed With the 2019 hurricane season officially underway, many are actively keeping a wary eye on the Atlantic basin. Portions …

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Sea Science: Hurricanes, typhoons, cyclones have differing intensity scales

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Sea Science: Six conditions indicate hurricane on its way

Sea Science: Six conditions indicate hurricane on its way

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Friends, colleagues remember captain

Friends, colleagues remember captain

By Lucy Chabot Reed Capt. Alan Bradley Shepherd died Aug. 15 of lung cancer. He was 50. In yachting more than 25 years, Capt. …

Triton Survey: Will you attend FLIBS?

Triton Survey: Will you attend FLIBS?

The latest results on our industry-wide survey: Will you attend FLIBS? 457 people have responded. More than half (55.58%) said they …

Triton’s new Captains Council draws high marks

Triton’s new Captains Council draws high marks

Publisher’s Point: by Lucy Chabot Reed Since COVID-19 set in, we have been unable to host our regular monthly in-person networking …

Girl power: Back-to-back river trips leave their mark

Girl power: Back-to-back river trips leave their mark

By Lucy Chabot Reed Capt. Kelly Gordon and her crew aboard the 75-Sunseeker M/Y Corporate Retreat had just come the long way around …