During AC 32, China Team consisted of a bunch of Frenchmen. For AC 34, the bulk of the crew will actually be Chinese.
Two men are dead and eight people injured after the 25-ft sailboat they had rented capsized in San Diego Harbor around 5 p.m.
As reported earlier, members of the Central and South American cruising community have been closely following developments related to the disappearance of American sailor Don North in Panama’s San Blas Islands.
Drumbeg, a Dubois/Vitters 140 enters the harbor at Gustavia, giving a graphic depiction of the size of Bucket boats.
The Island YC’s Doublehanded Lightship gets going tomorrow, and although the weatherman is calling for rain, he’s also calling for 15 to 25 knots of breeze from the southwest!
Of all the idyllic islands in the South Pacific, none are more famous as honeymoon destinations than Tahiti and her sister islands.
From morning to night, top sailors are arriving from all over the world to get ready to — work!
Jack Taylor’s all-conquering SC 50 Horizon added yet another overall race win to her resumé.
"I really want a cat," writes San Jose’sTerry Lampthan. "Not a catamaran, because I’m a monohull person.
More than 15 boats either sank or wound up on shore after Saturday night’s storm.
When we last crossed paths with the father-son crew of Eva, they were testing their strength the Polynesian way at the 2009 Tahiti-Moorea Sailing Rendezvous.
Indefatigable Jeanne Socrates, 68, spent two months getting Nereida once again ready for sea.
In years past, many cruisers sailed right past El Salvador, but with a seven-week lineup of fun events, the country’s Bahia del Sol is becoming a must-do stopover.
A couple of mariners — they have a trawler — who plan to return to Central America and Panama on their boat are hoping to get an update on the price of fuel — diesel and gas — in Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean.
It’s been awhile since we’ve updated you on the various ‘Round the World races currently underway.
"Greetings from the South Pole," writes a dedicated reader who asked to remain anonymous.
With many midwinters series wrapping up throughout the rest of this month, the weekend regattas are back in full swing.
We’re pleased to report that Latitude 38 magazine can now be found in Panama — if you know who to ask, that is.
Yesterday we saw a big schooner anchored a couple of hundred yards from ‘ti Profligate in the Gustavia anchorage.
Next time you’re in San Blas, stop in to Billy Bob’s and pay your respects to the last remnants of a grand old San Francisco ‘lady’.
Given the chaos of ‘tsunami Friday’, it’s a little unclear to us what kind of instructions port and other officials gave to boatowners.
Moving at the speed of a jetliner, a tsunami in the western Pacific can reach the west coast of North America in less than 10 hours.
As we waited for the tsunami at Schoonmaker beach this morning, we heard several reports from locals that the body of a Sausalito boater was found yesterday afternoon floating near Clipper Yacht Harbor 1.
The St. Francis YC announced today that Robbie Dean will be taking over as the club’s Director of Racing Operations in place of John Craig who has moved on to the PRO role for America’s Cup 34.
The CNB 77 Four Devils as seen off St. Martin. Shortly after sailing across the Atlantic, she quickly and inexplicably went to the bottom.
Even if you own your own boat or sail regularly with friends, there are special occasions when you might want to use the services of one of the Greater Bay Area’s many professionally run charter boats.
This bright-eyed little rascal of a petite juene fille is a perfect symbol of the whimsical nature of Carnival in St.
Two moorings from Ayala Cove went walkabout but were successfully salvaged. ‘Diver Dave’ will reset them this week, and survey the remaining field.
The eastern Caribbean is known for its reliable tradewinds, and this winter and spring it’s been particularly windy.
From the visitor center at the Miraflores Locks, travelers check out the nonstop action of international vessels moving from coast to coast.
We were about to jump off the back of ‘ti Profligate when we saw this!
As seven Danish sailors — Jan and Birgit Marie Johansen and their three teenage children Naja, Hjalte, and Rune, along with two unnamed crewmembers — were being transferred yesterday from their Dynamic 43 Ing to a larger ship loaded with others kidnapped by Somali pirates, a couple on the Dutch-flagged yacht Capricorn were saved from a similar fate by a private Dutch security firm.
The La Gamelle Syndicate members would like to thank everyone for their help in our search for a very basic, ‘big bang for the buck’, Olson 30 for Zen cruising.
Variety is the name of the game at the Richmond YC’s Sail a Small Boat Day.
March made like a lion last night, sending a roaring front through the Bay Area that had the halyards slapping.
Having recently opened up the Latitude 38 winter office in St. Barth, French West Indies, we were in line for a drink at Le Select the other evening with former San Francisco sailor Guillaume Touhadian when a young woman behind us struck up a conversation.
Just because Poco a Poco in Puerto Rico wasn’t the right Olson 30 doesn’t mean the quest for Esprit de Gamelle has ended.