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Archive for August 2019

Sailing Point to Point with Mary Gidley

Last May, Latitude 38’s Racing Editor Christine Weaver caught up for a chat with Sausalito sailing legend Mary Gidley and her son Memo aboard their Elliott 1050, Basic Instinct. Chris came away with so much interesting material that she ran a three-part story starting in the June edition of Latitude. More »

Visit the San Francisco Sea Scouts

The San Francisco Sea Scouts invite all Bay Area 13- to 15-year-olds and their families to a day of sailing, rowing, free food and knot tying. They're holding an open house on August 31.
Two Thistles with spinnakers

Delta Dinghy Ditch Just Duckie

Way back in 2005 over a few craft beers too many, a fellow by the name of Ken Crawford announced to his Lake Washington Sailing Club cronies, “Why don’t we run a pursuit race all the way up that b*t%# of a ditch from Rio Vista to the club?"