Noonsite.com, one of the forecast resources for cruisers worldwide has added PassageMaker Magazine to their list of essential cruising publications.
Begun in 2000 as a culmination of yachtsman and author Jimmy Cornell's books, World Cruising Handbook and World Cruising Routes, as well as his work on the global cruising scene for the last quarter of a century; Noonsite aims to provide boaters with, “a one-stop website featuring essential information on all matters of interest to cruiser planning an offshore voyage anywhere in the world, whether already underway or still in the preparatory stages.”
All of Noonsite’s information is available free to users and reports on topics regarding essential marine facilities in 197 countries and 2,148 ports visited by yachts, worldwide including piracy, cruising information, communications.
According to their website, The Noonsite Piracy Pages are the most popular, with up to date reports on incidents around the world, suggestions and services for improving security.
“For 14 years, Noonsite has been an essential resource for cruisers venturing outside of U.S. waters. We at PassageMaker are happy to have earned its stamp of approval,” says Peter Swanson, PassageMaker’s editor-in-chief.
Along with providing users with valuable cruising content, Noonsite also relies on user generated contributions namely in the reporting of crime and piracy. Sue Richards, the website’s editor writes, “If you have any news, port updates or cruising reports we want to know. Click the contact link at the bottom of any page or contact us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org. Your contributions will be personally acknowledged.”