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Archive for August 2018

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 »

Fall Crew List Party Next Week

© 2018 Latitude 38 Latitude 38’s Fall Crew Party will return to Spaulding Marine Center in Sausalito on Wednesday, September 5, from 6 to 9 p.m. If you’re Baja-bound, this is the party for you, but we also welcome those who ‘just’ want to go sailing on San Francisco Bay. More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »