Archive for June 2011
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Pacific Offshore Academy

While the boats in this year’s TransPac are clawing away from the California Coast, the Pacific Cup YC will be hosting the first installment of its biennial seminar schedule — the "Pacific Offshore Academy" — with a revamped, more user-friendly format. More »

Marvelous Mid-Pacific Rendezvous

While local drummers hail his arrival, Kristor Bowman of the San Francisco-based CS 36 Britannia crosses the finish line at the entrance to Opunohu Bay with the aid of his ‘borrowed’ adolescent crewman Harrison Mitgang off the F/P 48 catamaran Watcha Gonna Do. More »

Determined to Ha-Ha

During the 17 previous Baja Ha-Ha rallies, entrants have come from all along the West Coast — including many from Alaska — and there have been a few dozen Australians, New Zealanders and Europeans who’ve participated after buying boats on the West Coast. More »

Ad: Free Haulouts at KKMI Pt. Richmond

At KKMI Pt. Richmond, your haulout is FREE with a bottom paint package purchase this July!* © KKMI We’ve made the process of getting your boat hauled and painted even easier by wrapping up the cost in package pricing. More »
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Politics as Usual

In last month’s Sightings, we expanded on a May 11 ‘Lectronic Latitude report on Washington’s ban on copper bottom paint and that California was close to passing a similar law in SB 623. More »

Ad: The Ramp Restaurant

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Taj, Ha-Ha Entry #51

Peter Brown spent 10 years building Taj and he did a beautiful job. © Peter Brown As of this morning, the total number of paid entries for this fall’s Baja Ha-Ha, the 18th or ‘Barely Legal’ edition, had reached 91. More »