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Archive for August 2014

Do NOT Do Mexican Paperwork Yet

Understandably, many Baja Ha-Ha entrants are champing at the bit to join the annual fall migration to Mexico. But we urge them not to jump the gun with completing their boat import and visa paperwork.  More »

Ronstan Bridge to Bridge

The start of yesterday’s Ronstan Bridge to Bridge, just west of the Golden Gate Bridge. © Chris Ray Conditions too rough for most players left the field open to the bravest (or most foolhardy) competitors in yesterday’s Ronstan Bridge to Bridge, a dash from the Golden Gate Bridge to the Bay Bridge at 5:30 p.m. More »

Ad: Events at Passage Yachts

Friday-Sunday, September 5-7: Annual Beneteau Rendezvous / Cruise in to Benicia Yacht Club © Passage Yachts More »

Napa Valley Marina Rides Out Quake

"USGS shows the red dot right under our building," said Napa Valley Marina co-owner Tom Giovannoni of Sunday morning’s 6.0 earthquake that destroyed several buildings in downtown Napa. The marina, which includes a lot of dry storage and a boatyard, is located southwest of town. More »

Hurricane Spawns Epic SoCal Surf

With more than two months still to go in the Eastern Pacific — meaning the Pacific Coast of Mexico — hurricane season, it’s already been a pretty epic year. So far there have been 14 tropical storms, including nine hurricanes. More »

Delta Doo Dah Deadlines

Sunset at Venice Island on the San Joaquin River. © 2014 Steve Andersen / Thetis Have you done the Doo yet? As Labor Day approaches, this season’s Delta Doo Dah cruising rally is winding down. More »

Powerboat Basic Training

We’ve always found it puzzling that in our highly regulated society you can buy a massively powered motorboat and drive it away without first passing so much as the most rudimentary safety course. More »