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Archive for May 2009

Latitude 38’s Extended Delivery Route

Tobe and Roger Hayward were surprised to learn that Latitude 38 has extended its delivery route to Nuku Hiva. © 2009 Emmy Newbould We left San Francisco Bay on April 8 aboard our Flying Dutchman 37 Nataraja, bound for the Marquesas with a bundle of April Latitude 38s. More »

A Simple Solution for Cal 40 Owners

Illusion has sailed many, many miles since the Honeys repaired the trailing edge of the keel. latitude/Archives
© Latitude 38 Media, LLC Stan Honey is one of the three most admired and respected sailors to ever come out of Northern California, and he and wife Sally Lindsay-Honey are also Cal 40 owners. More »

The Equator Goes High-Tech

Even in an age when first down markers magically appear on football fields, the Follow You Follow Me crew was surprised to find that the equator is now similarly marked. © 2009 Allan Alexopulos "We got a little delirious at the equator," report Pacific Puddle Jumpers Allan and Rina Alexopulos of the Volcano, CA-based Hunter 44 Follow You Follow Me. More »

Lovin’ Every Minute of It

‘Go take a flying leap’ takes on a whole new meaning when you harness your kid to a halyard and let fly. Oh, to be 10 again! latitude/Rob
©2009 Latitude 38 Media, LLC We hate to say we told you so but, well, we did. More »

Get Out the Vote

The Bay Area’s Dan Woolery is up for the Seahorse Sailor of the Month. Make sure to get out the vote! © Sharon Green Readers of ‘Lectronic Latitude and Latitude 38 should be familiar with Dan Woolery’s Soozal and her successes in Florida and the Caribbean this winter. More »

An SOS from Liz Clark on Swell

After launching Swell, Clark sailed over to Teahupo’o on Tahiti-iti and rode waves similar to this bone-crusher. Swell
©2009 Latitude 38 Media, LLC Several times in the last four months or so, we’ve had reports from Liz Clark on the extensive refit she did on her Cal 40 Swell at Raiatea, French Polynesia. More »

Singlehander Still Missing

It’s possible that Landers is at sea aboard a green Portland Pudgy dinghy like this one. © 2009 Portland Pudgy Despite a multi-faceted search effort, missing American singlehander Billy W. Landers has still not been found. More »

The Arnolds Have Been Around

In late October of ’06, the San Jose-based Arnold family set sail on the Baja Ha-Ha. They’ve since covered nearly 35,000 miles while going around the world. Makes us wonder what we’ve done in the same period of time. More »

Let’s Go Sailing

It would be a crime to waste this weekend’s fabulous weather on anything other than sailing. © 2009 Peter Lyons The forecast for this weekend couldn’t get any better for Bay Area sailors. More »