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Old 23-09-2011, 15:58   #1
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Maine to Azores

Dear Folks,

Planning trip to Azores from Maine. And, then on to the Med.

Please advise me on reference material that will cover weather conditions on route, best times to make voyage....thanks bill brown

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Old 23-09-2011, 16:02   #2
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See Jimmy Cornell's "World Sailing Routes". I think most folks consider this the best reference. It really just summarizes various governmental publications, but it is all in one place.

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Re: Maine to Azores

I use the Pilot Charts for my off-shore planning.
Atlas of Pilot Charts for the Major Oceans of the World

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Old 25-09-2011, 03:54   #4
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Re: Maine to Azores

"The Atlantic Crossing Guide" by Jane Russell (published by the RCC pilotage foundation) is the best focused source of information on that crossing.
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