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Archive for August 2018

Terrapin Crossroads by Sea

Know any good sail-in music venues? We’ve been a little hesitant to try sailing into the slips at Terrapin Crossroads near the head of the San Rafael Creek, but what we presume is an Express 34 seemed to fit in just in fine. More »

Wrestling Wayward Buoys

The Yacht Racing Association of San Francisco Bay maintains a number of racing marks on the Bay. "Every once in a while a mark becomes unmoored from the bottom of the Bay and washes up somewhere in the Bay Area or just simply disappears," reports Don Ahrens, chairman of the YRA. More »

September Weekend Digital Detox

Ready to unplug for the weekend?  The new Latitude 38 is out just in time for a weekend digital detox and a sunny holiday weekend of sailing. If you were up as early as our delivery drivers, you might have been able to close the laptop and have your breakfast with the September Latitude. More »

Safe Sailing on Labor Day Weekend

The Safe Boating Campaign sent us the following important safety tips to share with our readers for a successful Labor Day Weekend on the water: Take a boating safety course. Gain valuable knowledge and on-water experience in a boating safety course with many options for novice to experienced boaters. More »

Dismasting in the Golden Globe

"I just have to say I’m sorry. My participation in the Golden Globe Race has suddenly come to an end," wrote Norwegian skipper Are Wiig following a capsize and dismasting on Monday, according to a Golden Globe press release. More »

Labor Day Weekend Regattas

The big-name, big-boat regattas this weekend will be the 76th Windjammers (Friday, San Francisco to Santa Cruz Yacht Club) and the 26-mile Jazz Cup (Saturday, Treasure Island to Benicia). The Windjammers has eight boats signed up so far, with registration open through 8 p.m. More »

Exploring the World

  This is the time of year when the Bay Area gets visited by many sailors heading north to south. We sailed with one of those visitors on Saturday aboard the 72-ft cutter Sea Dragon. More »

The Most Photographed Boat

The most photographed boat at the recently completed International 14 Worlds was not the winning skiff, nor one of the many that capsized. The most photographed boat was not even in the water. More »