Early Arrivals in Hawaii
The festivities surrounding the 50th edition of the Transpac race have kicked into high gear with the arrival of the first four yachts into Honolulu.
Inland Cruising Rally
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.
Race to Benicia
Downwind sailing at its best. A 26-mile race from SF to Benicia on August 31. Enjoy warm weather and great wind.
Sailboat Transportation
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.
College Admissions Scandal
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. 
Now Available

2019 Sailing Calendar

And YRA Master Schedule

The complete Northern California racing guide including currents, courses, contacts and PHRF application. Pick up your copy from a local distributor, read it online, or download the PDF.

Magazine Features: July 2019

Master Mariners Regatta Surges With New Old Boats

64
The 2019 Master Mariners Regatta experienced a reassuring surge with nearly every large sailing charter vessel on the Bay, plus the locally designed Birds and Bears.

Who's Who in the 50th Transpac

68
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.

The Sinking and Saving of Wander Bird

72
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.

Webb Chiles, Part 2

76
Webb Chiles completed his sixth circumnavigation, singlehanded, aboard the Moore 24 Gannet, an ultralight racing sloop, on April 29 in San Diego.

Chichester Race Around Alameda

84
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?

Max Ebb: Tearing It Up

88
But Lee Helm, cast in the role of a USS Reach Instructor as part of the training exercise, must have been channeling Robin Williams in Dead Poets Society.