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Sailagram: A Snapshot of April Sailing

By Nicki Bennett | April 30, 2021 |

Did you get out sailing in April? Take a look at the photos submitted by our readers, the real sailors who make our community so amazing.

A Question for the Nation
In your travels, have you noticed more trash in the water, or has the water been getting cleaner? Have you seen more sealife in recent years, or is it diminishing?
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Magazine Features: May 2021

Building Small Wooden Boats

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This year we discovered that the Bay Area is also home to numerous small wooden boats that are either under construction or have already been completed — so many, in fact, that it appears to be a growing trend.

Pyewacket Destroys Cabo Record

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Pyewacket finished in 1 day, 21 hours, 22 minutes and 52 seconds.

Finistere — Santa Barbara to San Francisco

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After purchasing a 1989 Sabre 38 MkII we're renaming Finistere in Long Beach last fall, we'd been waiting for the right moment to bring her north.

Hey Ya, Banderas Bay Regatta!

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To get the crew pumped up, I cranked Hey Ya! by Outkast to volume 11. As we crossed the stern of the committee boat to check in, the entire crew was dancing on the deck. Crap, I'd better get back to the wheel before I run into someone.

Max Ebb — Paper Metacenter

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Let me show you how to make a real paper boat. And it's not just, like, any paper boat, it's a working model of a Coast Guard self-righting surf rescue boat.

Racing Sheet

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The America's Schooner Cup leads off, then we ask Who's Your (Big) Daddy. The SSS Rounds a Box-o-Rocks, BYC's Wheeler Regatta kicks off the YRA Summer Series, an Oregon Man Wins the Camellia Cup, and the OYRA Lights It Up. Box Scores includes some final Midwinters results and more.
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