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Archive for September 2018

Two Sailors Rescued Off Half Moon Bay

Two sailors were airlifted by the Coast Guard off their 37-ft sailboat yesterday almost 80 miles southwest of Half Moon Bay. "The two boaters aboard the sailboat Annie contacted the Garmin Emergency Operations Team through their GPS device, reporting their vessel was adrift after sustaining damage during multiple storms," a Coast Guard press release said. More »

Code Red Alert in Golden Globe

This story was updated at 3:27 p.m. on Friday afternoon. During his second solo circumnavigation, Abhilash Tomy, 39, is in trouble. He has been severely injured during a roll and dismasting aboard his 32-ft Atkins-designed ketch Thuriya. More »

Taking Care of Business

When it comes to money, there are two types of cruisers: those who have enough that they no longer need to work — and those who don’t. Among that second set, there are also two types — commuter cruisers and those who work along the way. More »

Sail to Recovery

This coming Saturday, Stockton Sailing Club will host the second annual Sail to Recovery, Take a Veteran Sailing day. The event is open to all veterans, active-duty military, first responders, and the families who support them. More »

Paralympic Sailing Out in 2024

We already knew that sailing would not be included in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Now we learn that there will be no paralympic sailing at Paris (actually Marseille) in 2024. More »

Viva la Transpac!

Cal 40s are great boats, and we’re happy to bring you the news that another one is being revived and returned to racing. Belvedere’s Don Jesberg acquired Viva, hull #103, last year and the boat is currently undergoing a rebuild in preparation for the 2019 Transpac. More »

Hikianalia Visits the Bay Model

Hikianalia spent Friday night in Horseshoe Cove before sailing to San Francisco on Saturday. latitude/Penny
© Latitude 38 Media, LLC Hikianalia, sistership to the Polynesian Voyaging Society’s Hokulea, arrived on San Francisco Bay last week after a 2,800-mile crossing from Hawaii. More »

Gone with the Wind

It’s been a long time coming but now the time is near. John and Diane Dinwiddie have been dreaming of the day when they would head out the Gate and turn south. More »