Jean-Luc Van Den Heede Nears Golden Globe Finish After leading the entire Golden Globe fleet around the planet pretty much since day one, Jean-Luc Van Den Heede is within 450 miles of the finish line. More »
"What the heck is the Berkeley Fan?" you might ask.
Latitude 38 is searching for a Marketing/Administrative Assistant who loves sailing.
It’s not as random as lightning striking twice, but it feels almost as close. Over the past year, we’ve slipped a handful of flyers into some random magazines that are distributed to our more than 700 locations up and down the West Coast. More »
Tomorrow (Thursday, January 24) in Mill Valley between 3 and 6 p.m., there will be a collection for Coast Guard families at the Southern Marin Fire Protection District. Here’s a list of what the North Bay Coast Guard Spouses Club is asking for: diapers/wipes (sizes 1-5) laundry and dish detergent; paper towels; canned food items; peanut butter and jelly; bread; formula; feminine products; razors, shaving cream; cereal; mac ‘n cheese; pasta; rice; non-perishable foods; dog and cat food; Safeway gift cards; gas cards. More »
Since Monday, entries have gone from 230 to 296 and counting. Today's the deadline (11:59 PST tonight). If you're sitting on the tideline wondering which way to go, now's the time to decide.
A low-pressure system blowing through the San Francisco Bay Area carried with it gusts up to 30+ knots from the northwest.
Another unfortunate soul is in a tough spot after their trimaran came to rest on the west shore of Tiburon this weekend. With full-moon high tides and a calm forecast, there’s hope that the boat will be able to refloat and find a longterm, secure location. More »
The sailing ships of old carried all sorts of cargos. But perhaps the most unusual shipment(s) ever carried by an American ship were loaded aboard 540-ton square-rigger USS Supply in the Mediterranean in the summer of 1855: camels. More »
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