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Archive for December 2018

Jeanne Socrates Rounds the Horn

On Wednesday, solo circumnavigating guru Jeanne Socrates made a late-night rounding of Cape Horn. It was her third (we think) rounding of the Cape in her attempt to become the oldest person to sail around the world, unassisted and alone.  More »

Polish Tall Ship Graces the Bay

“I was thumbing through AIS, and found the Dar Młodzieży is coming to town,” reader John Dukat wrote. It’s true — the 357-ft Polish sail training ship is currently at the Embarcadero in San Francisco next to the Exploratorium at Pier 15. More »

The Week in Swell

After a massive purple blob enveloped the West Coast this weekend, things are finally calming down. But there were some fireworks, first. Things were especially intense over the weekend. Ocean Beach was mental, which the Coast Guard saw as a perfect opportunity to do some training in the surf. More »