The June issue of Latitude 38 was tucked into Bay Area delivery vans, postal service vehicles and FedEx trucks yesterday for distribution to all the usual places. (Those who prefer pixels on screens to ink and paper can read it online here.)
A heads-up to our readers in Southern Marin: We welcome a new distributor, Driver’s Market on Caledonia Street at Turney in Sausalito.
Included in the June issue are: Calendar, Letters, Loose Lips, Sightings, A Very, Very Great Vallejo Race, Boatyard Tour, 40 Years of Latitude Part III, How I Learned to Sail Part II, Max Ebb: The Weigh of the Anchor, Racing Sheet, World of Charter, Changes in Latitudes and Classy Classifieds.
John Mott just emailed us with following questions: "My wife and I are departing the Pacific Northwest in September with a stop in Mexico and then direct for the Marquesas, two to three years in the South Pacific, then on to Australia, New Zealand and the Seychelles.
"We have a 40-ft Farrier trimaran (26-ft beam x 47-ft LOA) with the ability to carry a lot of debris. Who could we partner with to make part of our trip (maybe a season’s worth) of beach clean-up (or other plastic debris-related endeavor)? For instance, is there a cruisers’ support network making serious inroads into removing plastics from beaches in the remote South Pacific, or other group that we could partner with?"
In December we ran a story on the Pacific gyre and studies of plastics on remote Pacific islands by the Oceanic Institute of Hawaii Pacific University, including this list of related websites:
Do any of our readers have additional organizations to suggest? Email us here.