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Archive for January 2018

Miller Made Sailing Films Too

By now skiers have heard that ski filmmaker extraordinaire Warren Miller passed away at home on Orcas Island on Wednesday at the age of 93. What skiers — and sailors — may not know is that Miller made sailing films too. More »
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SAWW Needs Your Help

Save Alameda’s Working Waterfront, the group mobilizing to preserve maritime businesses and boating facilities at Alameda Marina, is looking for science and engineering specialists to help respond to the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) submitted to the City of Alameda by the developer. More »

The Boys of Sausalito Built El Toros

A member of the Facebook group Sausalito Children has been posting scans of the Richardson Bay School 1967 yearbook. We were particularly intrigued by page 34. As you can clearly see, the school, which would later be renamed Martin Luther King Jr., More »

The Training Boat, Part 2

We bring you part 2 of Lee Johnson’s The Training Boat. After doing a series of sail training courses in San Diego, Johnson — who resides in Arizona — started to consider buying his own boat. More »

Crushing Issue

Here’s a new one for us. On Monday, December 22, Greg Quilici received a message from Sausalito Yacht Harbor that his boom had fallen through the hard-top dodger of his Catalina 445 Blue Seaclusion. More »

The Training Boat, Part 1

It was late summer and we met for lunch overlooking the Shelter Island yacht basin. The waitress took our order, and Phil cut to the chase: "So how’s this whole boat-owning thing working out for you?" More »

Tragedy Strikes in VOR

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span.s1 {font-kerning: none} The Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag team won Leg 4 of the Volvo Ocean Race in Hong Kong on Friday. More »

A Quick Midwinters Roundup

While the surf was going off at Mavericks, Bay racers were battling another natural nemesis: excess calm. But despite fluky winds and challenging currents on both days of the Corinthian Midwinters, the club managed to get a race off each day, and the majority of the fleet managed to cross the finish line before time ran out. More »