Archive for December 2018
Twelve Months, in Review
With the 12 months of 2018 nearly complete, this is a great moment for a look back at the 12 covers of Latitude 38 in 2018. It's easy to see why this was a great year for sailors.
January Issue and 2019 Calendar Out Today
“What in the world is that thing?” Max Ebb asked Lee Helm. “Upwind Intuition,” Lee Helm grinned. “This is a hands-on device to address the first fundamental intuitive leap that new sailors have to take. More »
Rolex Sydney Hobart Update
As of this writing, just 10 yachts have completed the 74th running of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Race. But by the time you’re reading this, boats should be finishing in droves as various classes begin to arrive in Hobart, seemingly in lockstep. More »
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January Racing Preview
Molto bene Midwinter racing continues in January.
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A Year in Caption Contest(!)s
Thanks to everyone for making another year of the World Famous Latitude 38 Caption Contest(!) such a whopping, quippy success. As many of you know, our expert panel of judges from across the world — who are recruited from the best comedy clubs, sitcoms and raucous bars known to humankind — select one winner and 10 runners up every month. More »
Smooth Banderas Bay Blast
On the weekend of December 15-16, the last of the Banderas Bay Blast races concluded with the Pirates for Pupils Spinnaker Run, which raised over $2,000 for the children of Punta de Mita. More »
Ham Jam Wednesdays
The Ham Jam is a two-hour sail with the destination determined by mother nature — and a few ideas thrown out by the skippers and crew who show up.
The Solstice, the Sailstice and the Holidays
Today is one of those glass-half-full-or-half-empty moments. It's the first day of winter and the shortest day of the year. Do you lament the darkness?
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