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Archive for March 2016

The Tab for Electricity and Garbage

Can somebody remind the Wanderer what the average monthly cost is for electricity and garbage for a four-bedroom house in California? He’s trying to compare it with what he’s paying to anchor off Gustavia, St. More »

Sea Boa Struck by Whale, Sinks

After a whale holed his boat, singlehander Allan Tweten was rescued quickly by Mexican Navy SAR resources. In recent years, the addition of fast response vessels such as this one has greatly improved theoretical response times in many parts of Mexico. More »

The Mast, the Poor Man’s Drone

The catamaran Beach House and two monohulls transit the Pedro Miguel Locks in Panama.  Scott Stolnitz
©2016Latitude 38 Media, LLC Scott Stolnitz of the Marina del Rey-based Switch 51 Beach House wanted an aerial shot when locking through the Pedro Miguel Locks of the Panama Canal. More »

All About the Fastnet

This Friday, March 25, Sequoia Yacht Club in Redwood City will host Bay Area sailor Mike Reed for his presentation on the 2015 Rolex Fastnet. Reed, who has more than 20,000 ocean miles and is a veteran of the Rolex Sydney Hobart, Pacific Cup and Chicago Mackinaw, will detail the challenges of sailing the Fastnet, which is considered to be one of the top three most difficult races in the world. More »

Big and Beautiful

The 186-ft Rosehearty took two out of three firsts in division with Paul Cayard calling tactics.  © 2016 Jeff Brown / Perini Navi Thirty-six megayachts and three J Class yachts showed up for St. More »

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Weekend Racing Preview

This Saturday, the Doublehanded Farallones Race will kick off the local 2016 ocean racing season. The Bay Area Multihull Association organizes the race, but it’s open to monohulls as well as multihulls. More »