My recommendation: contact the local Yacht club. You'll find a wealth of knowledgeable people that can help you. Surveys are a great step but there are to many other variables.
He is in a world of hurt if he has not made San Pedro by now.
Courtney is My Hero
If a man is to be obsessed by something, I suppose a boat is as good as anything, perhaps a bit better than most - E.B. White