Southwest Sailing - Helpful Tools

Float Plan: Fillable, save, print, share with a trusted friend before you depart

- USCG Sector Los Angeles/Long Beach: (310) 521-3600; +1 for missing boats

- USCG Sector San Diego: (619) 278-7000; +1 for missing boats.

Bare Boat Packing Hints:  Items to consider bringing along.


Bare Boat Captain's Checklist: Suggestions to help prepare you and your crew.


AZ Charters / Rentals:  Sailboat Shop, tell Tom that Emory sent you!

AZ "Fractional" Boat Ownership: Tumbleweed Sailing, tell Bruce that Emory sent you!

CA Charters / Rentals: Marina Sailing, tell them Emory sent you!

Charts Online - Navigation: Navionics web and mobile phone versions.


-Course Settings:  I know...cheater!

-Two Harbors:  Great get away.  Less commercial than Avalon.  Still can be busy. 

-"Cat Harbor":  Catalina Harbor on the backside.  The quiet side. Our favorite. 

-Avalon and Avalon Live Availability

-Catalina Bow & Stern Mooring Instructions

NOAA Weather:  scroll to bottom of this regional report for PZZ655-091715- Inner waters from Point Mugu to San Mateo Pt. CA including Santa Catalina and Anacapa Islands

WindAlert (App):  West San Pedro Channel Station.  Click MAP view for more choices.

How windy is it? The Beaufort Wind Scale! Force 4...TIME TO REEF!

Let us know if you have suggestions for more tools to add!