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Archive for September 2010

Waterspout Touches Down in the Sea

Rich Boren from the Port San Luis-based Hudson Force 50 Third Day reports that cruisers in the Singlar Marina in Santa Rosalia were treated to a spectacular show just outside the harbor entrance on Monday morning. More »

Help Bring the Cup to America

The time has come when your support could make a huge difference to the fate of the America’s Cup coming to the Bay. © 2010 Monty Hall If you missed it, yesterday the City announced that it was offering $270 million for the renovations necessary to host the next America’s Cup. More »

One Bad Apple

In the October issue of Latitude 38 you’ll find profiles on the crew of seven cruising boats that passed through the Bay this month on their way south. All were thoroughly impressed by the wonderful people they’d met in the Bay Area, and the general welcoming spirit they’d found. More »

Big Fun at Regatta Vava’u

The Delos crew definitely got our vote for the most inventive costumes. That’s Princess Leia between Beer Man and the Green Goblin. latitude/Andy
©2010 Latitude 38 Media, LLC After nearly a week of nonstop fun and frivolity, the second annual Regatta Vava’u and Festival drew to a close yesterday with its final awards ceremony. More »

3rd Annual SailFest a Hit

Three young sailors took the helm of SF Bay Adventures’ Freda B at SailFest yesterday. © John Skoriak Since the editors were locked in the ‘editorial dungeon’ all weekend putting the final touches on the October issue of Latitude 38 — which will show up at all the usual places on October 1 — roving correspondent John Skoriak agreed to lend a hand and staff our booth at Modern Sailing’s 3rd Annual SailFest in Sausalito yesterday. More »

The Hottest Place on the Planet?

Santa Barbara no longer holds the record, and judging from this photo taken from where Profligate is currently anchored off Stearns Wharf, it seems an unlikely candidate to have ever been. More »

Melges 32s Produce

The Bay is turning out some sterling conditions for the Melges 32 Worlds. © Sharon Green Picking up where they left off at the Rolex Big Boat Series, Italian Luca Lalli and his B-lin Sailing team are in the lead the Melges 32 Worlds. More »

It’s Gonna Be Hot, Hot, Hot!

If you’re reading this, you’re either a sailor or you want to become a sailor, and this weekend will offer some great opportunites no matter which you are. With a high pressure ridge building over the Bay Area, temperatures for the weekend are expected to be quite warm — mid-80s to low-90s — and we all know that there’s no better way to beat the heat than to get out on a boat. More »

‘Cojo Carnage’ Explained

Capt. P.A. Dunn was nice enough to explain the story of two boats up on the beach at ‘Cojo’ that we wrote about in Wednesday’s ‘Lectronic. The mystery of the ‘Cojo Carnage’ is explained. More »