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Archive for August 2015

Come to Our Party, Have a Fabulous Life

Trading boat cards with Jack and Lynn Robinson on a canal barge in France. latitude/Richard
©Latitude 38 Media, LLC "The last 25 years of my life have been fabulous — all because of Latitude 38, the Crew List Parties, and the Baja Ha-Ha." More »

Kiwis Take ACWS in Sweden

The podium celebration with the obligatory wasting of perfectly good champagne on Sunday in Gothenburg. © Gilles Martin-Raget / ACEA We can remember the days, back in the ’90s, when we gathered in sociable groups at the homes of friends who had ESPN to watch America’s Cup racing. More »

September Latitudes Out Tomorrow

The September mag comes out tomorrow. Don’t miss it! latitude/Annie
©2015Latitude 38 Media, LLC Believe it or not, we’ve been told by more than a few sailors that they are absolutely addicted to reading Latitude 38 magazine each month, and they can’t wait for the first of the month, when each new issue hits the street. More »

Foiling AC45s Do Battle at Gothenburg

The second round of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series takes place in Gothenburg (Goteborg), Sweden, this weekend, but AC promoters aren’t making it easy for American sports fans to get revved up about the fast-paced action. More »

The Ha-Ha Is Less than Two Months Away

When an event has a large number of entries, its needs an appropriately large battle flag, don’t you think? This year’s flag is so big that despite standing on bundles of Latitudes, the gals still couldn’t keep the bottom off the ground. More »

Erika and Other Tropical Disturbances

When it comes to tropical storms, oftentimes the torrential rain associated with them is more destructive than the strong winds. Such was the case with the very mountainous island of Dominica in the Eastern Caribbean on Wednesday. More »

Race to AK 2016 Is a Go

Exciting isn’t it? Well, this part wasn’t but most of the first Race to Alaska was. This shot is of the Stage 2 start in Victoria, BC, with racers bound for Ketchikan, AK, on June 7. More »

I’m Not Nagging, But…

The boat in this photo is not Morpheus, but the narrow waterway is the Corinth Canal. Pediopolous
©2015Latitude 38 Media, LLC Because it strikes so close to home, we had a big laugh when we read the following Facebook post by Deborah Gregory, who has been cruising the Med the last several summers with her husband Jim aboard their Pt. More »