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T.J. Del Santo - Weather Seminar
Wednesday, March 19th
The West Bay Yacht Club education committee presents a seminar on weather led by WPRI, Channel 12 meteorologist. The seminar at the WBYC clubhouse will be held on Wednesday, March 19th at 7PM.
T.J. Del Santo is a native Rhode Islander who joined WPRI-TV in May, 1997. You can see him forecasting the weather on the weekends on WPRI-TV, FOX Providence, and the Pinpoint Weather Station, Cox Digital Cable Channel 125.
Prior to Channel 12, T.J. worked as a marine forecaster at Weather Routing, Inc. in Glens Falls, NY where he forecasted for and routed ships all around the world. Also, he was a computer specialist at the Havard-Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory in Cambridge, Massachusetts where he did some research for the Chandra X-ray Observatory. That space telescope was launched off of the Space Shuttle Columbia in the summer of 1999.
New Event - Flags Fix A Feast - Saturday, April 12th
Your flag officers request the presence of the membership as they fix and serve a special dinner for the membership. Keep watching this page and Facebook for more details.
This video shows a sailboat approaching a harbor in Spain in relatively heavy seas. It's a good demonstration in questionable boat handling, crew preparedness and how things can go wrong at just the wrong moment. The real action starts about 3 minutes into this 12 minute video.