Sailors from Stewball, Jackie-Oh, Toucan, Hat Trick and Stink Eye represented the Delta Doo Dah at Saturday's Doo Dah Bach & Delta Artfest, hosted by Delta Bay Marina off the San Joaquin River on Isleton's Delta Loop.
Latitude Nation — A few months ago, we received a query from Ben Shaw, the host of the Out The Gate Sailing podcast and East Coast transplant:
“I’m looking for advice from Latitude 38 readers — that learned, well-informed, enlightened, and competent community — about trucking boats.
What’s going on at the Stanford boathouse?
It’s a question that the New York Times recently asked in the wake of the college admissions scandal that led to the firing of Stanford’s 11-year head coach John Vandemoer.
The West Coast's most famous offshore sailing regatta is back for its 50th edition in 2019. By all early indicators, this year's 2,225-mile race from Los Angeles to Honolulu will be the biggest and possibly most exciting one since the race's inception in 1906.
It was a tough few days in mid-June for those who appreciate old ships, maritime history, and, in particular, Wander Bird, the historic 85-ft LOD German pilot schooner that spent more than half a century moored in Sausalito.
Sure, Sir Francis Chichester was the first brave person to sail singlehanded around the world via the west-to-east Clipper Route, via the Great Capes. But was he foolhardy enough to try to navigate his boat under four bridges, three of which had less clearance than his mast?