Photos of the Day
September 6 - San Francisco
The teak-decked Baltic 42 Setanta on the weather leg
Steve Zevanove's Cal 29, Annie, sailed past many supposedly faster boats to win Division F.
The yawl Chimera. Note the Laser sail used for a mizzen.
The Olson 25 Intrepid won Division E.
Glory, a Catalina 42 MkII, is in the background.
One of the less intense moments aboard Race Committee Chairman Joel Davis's Santana 35 Spellbinder
The Wylie Cat 30 Lucky Ducky is about to be passed by Owslarah, which took second to fellow Antrim 27 ET in the diverse Sportboat Division.
The F-24 Puppeteer
Some big catamaran
September 6 - Mystery Location
Since nobody got the correct answer, we're publishing another photograph - of the nearest marina - as a hint. Send your answers to Richard.
Just Four Days Left to Sign Up for Baja Ha-Ha VIII
September 6 - Baja Ha-Ha World Headquarters
71) Glass Slipper / Catalina 34
/ Robert Wood / Folsom
One of the interesting things this year is how many boats are returning from last year - nearly 10% of the fleet. As is the trend with cruising boats all over the world, Ha-Ha boats are getting bigger each year. There are 11 of them over 56 feet. Just 11 are less than 36 feet.
Repeat player Little Wing
For more information on the Ha-Ha, see their Web site at www.baja-haha.com.
Felicity Moving West
September 6 - South Pacific
Felicity approaching Bora Bora
The Felicity gang stopped at this lookout on Huahine Itis
while riding rented Hornet motor-scooters.
Photos Courtesy Felicity
What Are Pommies?
September 6 - Australia
Thanks for the heads up. For all these years we thought 'pommies' was short for 'Prisoner of Mother England'.
September 6 - The Pacific Ocean and Cyberspace
Who is out making passages in the Pacific and what kind of weather are they having? Check out YOTREPS - 'yacht reports' - at http://www.bitwrangler.com/yotreps/
September 6 - Pacific Ocean
San Francisco Bay Weather
To see what the winds are like on the Bay and just outside the Gate right now, check out http://sfports.wr.usgs.gov/wind/.
California Coast Weather
Looking for current as well as recent wind and sea readings from 17 buoys and stations between Pt. Arena and the Mexican border? Here's the place - which has further links to weather buoys and stations all over the U.S.: www.ndbc.noaa.gov/stuff/southwest/swstmap.shtml.
Pacific Winds and Pressure
The University of Hawaii Dept. of Meteorology page posts a daily map of the NE Pacific Ocean barometric pressure and winds.
Pacific Sea State
Check out the Pacific Ocean sea states
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