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Archive for October 2009

The New Latitude is a Treat

The November issue of Latitude 38 is out today just in time for your bridge closure-forced BART commute! latitude/Annie
© Latitude 38 Media, LLC After the kids come down from their post-trick-or-treating sugar high tomorrow night, settle in for a treat of your own: the November issue of Latitude 38, which hits the stands today. More »

Where’s the Beef?

If you’re heading south into Mexican waters this season — as part of the Baja Ha-Ha rally or not — be aware that health inspectors at Cabo San Lucas and other ports of entry may board and inspect any arriving vessel to look for certain foods. More »

Don’t Pass Up Ensenada

"After the great farewell party for our friends who are joining the Baja Ha-Ha, we’re inspired to write about our experience in Ensenada, and especially at the marina at Hotel Coral," report Victor and Andre Satie from the Ensenada-based Freedom 36 Easy Breeze. More »
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Tanker Spills Fuel

A ruptured fuel line may be to blame for what the Coast Guard is calling an "unknown amount of fuel" released into the Bay from the Panamanian-flagged tanker Dubai Star. Just before 7 a.m., More »

Weather Breaks for Ha-Ha

Mild conditions at the start gave the fleet a gentle push across the border. latitude/Andy
© Latitude 38 Media, LLC The rough seas and powerful winds reported earlier have now subsided, replaced by clear, sunny skies and gentle breezes — ideal for the annual Turtle Bay beach party which begins at noon today. More »

SPECIAL REPORT: J/World Sinks on Ha-Ha

J/World at the start of the ’07 Ha-Ha. She sailed more than 10,000 miles before a freak whale attack sunk her 50 miles off the coast of Baja. latitude/Richard
©2009 Latitude 38 Media, LLC Shortly after yesterday morning’s Baja Ha-Ha check-in, the crew of J/World, the J/120 skippered by former Punta Mita Yacht & Surf Club commodore Eugenie Russell, experienced one of the highlights of the cruising life: They spotted a whale. More »

The Ha-Ha Gets Ink

The start of the 16th annual Baja Ha-Ha received a surprising — but welcome — amount of local media attention this week, including reports by NBC San Diego and the San Diego News Network, as well as the cover of the San Diego Union-Tribune. More »