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Archive for January 2014

February Latitudes Out Today

The first thing you might notice about the new February issue is the quality of the pictures. You might also notice the magazine’s new ‘saddle stitch’ binding. As you’ll read inside, we’ve changed printers. More »

Heading in the Right Direction

As reported in yesterday afternoon’s special ‘Lectronic Latitude, all 53 of the impounded boats at Riviera Nayarit Marina in La Cruz — including Latitude’s 63-ft catamaran Profligate — have been released. More »

Vallejo Race Rescheduled

The Great Vallejo Race dates have changed to April 26-27. Mark your calendars! The YRA Spring #1 race will be on May 3, and other race dates may change as well. More »

The Buchanan/Rafa Total Yacht Works Mess

The last thing the sailing world needs is another messy story out of Mexico, but it’s hard to ignore this one, as it involves a longtime respected marine business in Mazatlan, one mostly owned by a Canadian, who apparently decided that it was in his best interest to flee the country on his boat. More »

Coutts Venue Shopping

Oracle Team USA’s CEO, Russell Coutts told the Associated Press last Saturday that sailing officials are still in talks with other venues about hosting the 35th America’s Cup in August, 2017. More »

Mexico Puts Lipstick on a Pig

Alas, the pig still looks like a pig. Before continuing, we want to remind everyone that Latitude loves Mexico and the people of Mexico, and far more than anyone else for the last 30 years has championed Mexico as one of the top three cruising grounds in the world. More »