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What Would You Have Done?

Just before posting today we were alerted to the stunning video below. It is a classic example of being in the wrong place at the wrong time — something many longtime sailors can relate to. More »

April Latitude on the Docks Today

For our 40th anniversay we borrowed a classic San Francisco Bay sailing scene from the inimitable Jim DeWitt, whose work has always showcased the magic of sailing the Bay. © 2017 Cover image Jim DeWitt / Cover graphics Latitude / Annie The March of time. More »
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Tere’s Tips on Temporary Import Permits

For most of the history of the Mexican Marina Owners Association, Tere Grossman, whose family has several marinas in Mexico, has been president of the association. Over the years she has spent a tremendous amount of time — and no doubt money — helping foreign boatowners who have had TIP (Temporary Import Permit) and other problems. More »

Cat. 4 Cyclone Smashes Aussie Coast

Boat owners and residents in Australia’s northeast are cleaning up and assessing the damage after Tropical Cyclone Debbie hit the region Tuesday morning. The storm — which reached category 4 strength — is said to be the largest to hit Australia since Cyclone Tracy destroyed Darwin in 1974. More »
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Beware of Unfamiliar Moorings

As we’ve written many times before, trusting your boat to an unfamiliar mooring buoy can be risky. During the 40 years we’ve published Latitude, we can recall many boats being lost because of problems with moorings. More »

What’s Your Spring Boatyard Project?

In the spring of 2013, while doing research for a Boatyard Tour article, we met Rob Fenner, dedicated owner of Kittiwake, Bird Boat #9. We haven’t heard an update on his extensive refit, but at the time we were tremendously impressed by his dedication. More »

Get Discounted Boat Show Tickets

If you’re planning to go to Pacific Sail & Power Boat Show on April 6-9 at the Craneway Pavilion and Marina Bay Yacht Harbor in Richmond, you can use the Latitude 38 discount code LATITUPBS17 to save money when you purchase tickets online in advance here. More »