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Archive for March 2013

Sea of Cortez Race Week Numero Uno

It was exactly 30 years ago yesterday that ‘Her Magesty’ Laurel DeForest of the Olympia, WA-based Balfour 28 Robbie’s Wake popped the cork on a bottle of Champagne in front of a crowd of barefoot sailors, and thus declared that the first-ever Sea of Cortez Race Week had officially begun.  More »
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Swimming with Dolphins and More

Kurt Roll of San Diego recently flew to Auckland to join Dietmar Petutschnig and Suzanne DeBose of the Las Vegas-based Lagoon 440 Carinthia for another season of cruising. For the trip, he packed a new Quadcopter equipped with a GoPro camera for ‘helicopter’ video of their sailing. More »

Bucket About to Tip

Five J Class yachts wowed crowds in an exhibition race yesterday. © St. Barth Bucket / Ingrid Abery The 18th Annual St. Barth Bucket, three races for yachts from 100 to 289 feet, starts today in building winds. More »

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Eight Bells for Rick Wood

It is with heavy hearts that many Bay Area sailors are learning of the drowning death of local sailor and boatbuilder Rick Wood. His body was reportedly found near him home in Richmond on Sunday. More »

Sailor in (Potty) Training

“Hmm, the TP looks like it’s getting low; better take a Latitude with me, just in case!” © 2013 Shannyn Bunker Sailor-in-training Leila Bunker may only be two, but she’s smart enough to know that Latitude 38 is the perfect magazine to take to the john. More »

The Spectacle will Soon Begin

Lionheart and Rainbow prepare to go out for some test sailing. latitude/Richard
© Latitude 38 Media, LLC St. Barth has been pretty quiet for the last 10 days or so, but that all changed this morning as the St. More »