Want to win Swiftsure? Better Brush Up on the Currents!!
Here are some great aids for planning your winning strategy in this year’s Swiftsure International Yacht Race
Dr. Richard Dewey, of the University of Victoria has prepared a series of tidal current charts which cover every 90 minutes from 0900 May 26th to 1800 May 27th.
Also included in this link are the Canadian Hydrographic Service’s tidal currents for Race Passage, Juan de Fuca East, Juan de Fuca West/Entrance, Victoria, and Port Renfrew.
Any questions about the current charts can be addressed to Dr Richard Dewey, when he presents a brief summary on tidal currents at the Skipper’s meeting at 13:30 Friday afternoon, May 25, 2012 Club 9ONE9 in the Strathcona Hotel.