Skip to content

August 2021

58Singlehanded Transpacific Race – All Wrapped Up

When Kyle Vanderspek, age 30, sailed into Hanalei Bay on July 3, he did so 26 hours ahead of his nearest competitors.

64Space Age Sailors

For some satellite engineers with ties to Bay Area sailing and one another, space and sailing seem to go hand in hand.

68Baptism by Ditch — Rule #1

We have always wanted to do the Delta Ditch Run and this year we were convinced.

74Max Ebb — Classic Windows

The people organizing the "Classic Boat Review" must have thought I would be flattered when they invited me to judge. But it was also a reminder that I was old enough to remember those boats when they were still in production.

78Racing Sheet

Smaller boats get the limelight in this edition, with a focus on the ILCA North Americans, the High Sierra Regatta, the S.F. Bay Vanguard 15 Fleet, and foiling kiteboard competition.

86Changes in Latitudes

With things slowly returning to normal here at home, we're encouraged to report that many cruisers' COVID-delayed plans are also back on track — or will be soon. We have reports this month from Minnie on a different way to see The Sea; Flite Deck's post-Nada Ha-Ha activities; Element's ongoing adventures in the South Seas.

Advertisers' Index

Thanks to all these companies who support the local sailing community and Latitude 38 with their advertising in our current issue.