Routes preparation and planning. Oké, there is a lot to do in details, but it always starts with the big plan. I always use these sources, utilities to make up my mind
- An idea
- Google Earth and internet for the first feel
- ChartViewer of Navionics on any browser, I am evaluating the Android app form C-Map with I prefer because of C-map charts on my B&G Zeus 3S, for a global route, distance etc.
- World Cruising Routes, 8th edition, 2019, Jimmy Cornell
- Cornells Ocean Atlas, Piltot Charts, second edition, 2017, Jimmy and Ivan Cornell
- Because planning on a computer screen is always a lot of zooming in and out, I generally buy a Planning Chart of the area, for example British Admiralty Nautical Chart 4008 A Planning Chart for the North Pacific Ocean. It’s also my paper and progress backup on board
- Noonsite, cruiser resource
- Reeds Nautical Almanac 2022
- SAS.Planet, a W10 program designed for viewing and downloading high-resolution satellite imagery and conventional maps.
- North and South Pacific
- Australia to Africa
- Africa to Brazil, Guyana’s
- Guyana’s to Carieb
- Carieb to Canada
- Canada to the Med