THE HANA HOU SERIES
The Sea State Code
© 1999 Kawika Sands
Contrary to what you may think, the Sea State Code has nothing to do with
law (concerted sigh of relief ensues!). It is actually a recognized
classification of sea conditions. Here, I have inserted the corresponding
Hawaiian terms and definitions along with what I think are reasonable
qualifications for those conditions.
It may be interesting to see if, at some future time, something like this is used in establishing a system of ranking steersmen and crews. Perhaps even matching them with the prevailing conditions at practice (and perhaps races?). Otherwise, I thought some may find it interesting.
NOTE: The sea conditions listed here are a comparison of the sea states with its' Hawaiian equivalent and a suggested level of Steersman competency.
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