Getting Weather Data at Sea

A delivery skipper assesses the options for portable forecast options.

As a USCG Master who does offshore deliveries, I rely on accurate and current weather forecasts. After exploring several options, I finally settled on a satellite-based system that not only enables me to get affordable, accurate forecasts, but is portable enough to take with me from boat to boat. In this part one of a […]
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USCG Capt. William Herrmann ( is a delivery skipper and an American Sailing Association instructor. He is based in St. Petersburg, Florida.


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