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When Reid Stowe and Soanya Ahmad left Hoboken, New Jersey, on April 21, 2007, their plan was to sail Stowe’s 70-ft schooner Anne out of sight of land for 1,000 days non-stop. Stowe, 56, had been dreaming of the voyage for many years and dubbed it the Mars Ocean Odyssey, referring to the time it…
Swingin’ cat – Cheyenne in the slings at Nelsons. © 2008 Mark Featherstone The late Steve Fosset’s 125-ft catamaran Cheyenne is on the hard at Nelson’s to assess damage reportedly caused by an exploded liferaft canister. There’s been no word yet as to the extent of the damage. Most recently, she was converted to a…
Prior to starting the Baja Ha-Ha in ’94, we used to pass out the famous salmon-colored ‘Some Like It Hot!’ shirts to every skipper who sailed from California to Cabo San Lucas. We still give the shirts out to every skipper who does the Ha-Ha, but that’s beside the point of this story. Last night…
If you think the threat of a little rain is going to stop the hardy ladies signed up for this Saturday’s Sadie Hawkins Race on the Estuary, think again, buster. Joanne McFee wants everyone to know that, come rain or shine, the race will happen and she’d like to see even more boats sign up…
International Boat Watch Network is asking for help in tracking down Ralph "Jeff" Peak, 59, aboard the 32-ft woodie Richmond II. The double-ender, built in 1934, is a flush deck cutter with a cream hull and white sails. Peak was reported to have left Puerto Salina — just north of Ensenada — around February 1,…