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Archive for December 2013

Cooking Products for Your Engine?

On Thanksgiving we attended a cruiser get-together out at Punta Mita, Mexico, where for some reason the conversation turned to engines and engine hours. Jake and Sharon Howard of the Seattle-based Hunter 45 Jake, who have spent the last six summers in the Sea of Cortez and the last six winters cruising mainland Mexico, reported they have 12,000 hours on their diesel. More »

Benoit Marie Wins Mini Transat

It’s been 14 years since Benoit Marie first dreamed of racing the Mini Transat. Back in 1999, all he could do was imagine secondhand the course he’d have sailed. That all changed this on December 1, when he crossed the finish line at Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadaloupe ahead of all 60 remaining competitors. More »

December Latitude, Hot Off the Press

© Latitude 38 Media, LLC After an unseasonably warm Sunday, the cold bite of winter was definitely in the air early this morning. It was the kind of morning that made you want to do an about-face, crank up the heater, and jump back in bed with some engaging reading material — if not a special friend.  More »