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Archive for April 2010

Are You Going to Vallejo?

Saturday could look a lot like this, albeit with more breeze. © Peter Lyons The party hats and hangover kits are being packed, and the division splits are up, because its time for The Great Vallejo Race. More »

May Issue Released Today

Hittin’ the streets – the May issue is out today! latitude/Annie
©2010 Latitude 38 Media, LLC The May issue of Latitude 38 hits both newsstands and the interweb (later) today, and you don’t want to miss out. More »

Ha-Ha Registration Opens Monday

If you’ve been chompin’ at the bit to sign up for next fall’s Baja Ha-Ha rally from San Diego to Cabo San Lucas, your time has come! We’ve been working on a new online signup protocol, and expect to have it up and running just after noon next Monday, May 3 at the event’s website. More »

Plastiki Reaches Christmas Island

After leaving the Bay on March 20, Plastiki racked up an impressive 92-mile-per-day average. latitude/LaDonna
©2010 Latitude 38 Media, LLC After 39 days and 3,600 miles, Plastiki made landfall at Christmas Island on Wednesday. More »

Bogus Claims by Boguslaw Bob

Looks like the highly controversial sail training operation aboard the homebuilt steel cutter Columbia was a bit ‘bogus’ after all. Regular readers will remember our reports on the widespread search effort for this long-overdue 45-footer, run by a Frenchman operating under a British flag off the South American Coast. More »

Ski/Sail Gets Banner Conditions

The Laser and Vanguard 15 fleets get mixed up on Lake Tahoe at Ski/Sail. © Darren Kramer Eleven Lasers and eight Vanguard 15s showed up at Lake Tahoe this weekend for Ski/Sail the one-of-a-kind triathlon regatta you won’t find anywhere else. More »

Pier 1½ to Reopen Next Week

In December, fierce storms damaged one of the Bay’s more popular stops: Pier 1½. Though not completely closed, the outermost half of the 180-ft public dock has been roped off, leaving only the inner portion available to boaters. More »
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An Evening of Hope for Haiti

While today’s headlines are more likely to be about Tiger Woods’ sex life than about Haiti, relief efforts spawned by the 7.0-magnitude earthquake — which killed more than 150,000 people and devastated the impovershed nation on January 12 — are on-going. More »