Do a search too on 'Fitzroy', the skipper
of one of the 3? ships that formed Darwin's enlightening voyage.
He formed the first Weather
Forecasting bureau, publishing daily reports in the Times.
His sailing abiolioties and grew management are discussed, and it does give a great insight into sailing in uncharted waters.
In his honour the sea area north of trafalgar was named after him, probably because for lil ole england
it's where most of our weather
comes from, though at the moment we are in a string of lows from somewhere beyond iceland
, with damaging winds expected later this week.