Archive for January 2021
Charter with San Juan Sailing
We don't try to be the biggest ... but we passionately want to be the best.
OCC’s 2020 Jester Award Goes to Jack van Ommen
Jack van Ommen has been awarded the Ocean Cruising Club's 2020 Jester Award in recognition of his years-long journey to circumnavigate the globe before his 80th birthday.
A Hero’s Welcome in the Vendée Globe
The frontrunners in the Vendée Globe have returned to a hero’s welcome in France. In an unprecedented series of events, the third boat to finish has been declared the winner.
Craftsperson, Fleet Leader, Sailing Champion – the Milly Biller Sailing Story Keeps On Sailing
We first wrote about Inverness sailor Milly Biller in July 1979 when she was engaged in "hard labor", repairing boats and practicing her craft at the upper end of the Richmond Boat Works railway.
- Current News
- COVID-19 Sailing
- West Coast Sailing
- Northern California Racing
Yacht Racing Association Issues New Guidelines for 2021
One of the big challenges for race committees has been understanding the ever-changing guidelines regarding what's allowed in the Bay Area. Thanks to the Yacht Racing Association, that's now become somewhat easier.
Randall Reeves Awarded CCA’s 2020 Blue Water Medal
Randall Reeves has been awarded the Cruising Club of America's (CCA) highest honor for his "first-of-its-kind circumnavigation."
Our Ranger 33 ‘Summer Sailstice’ Finds a New Home in Alameda
Saturday was a beautiful day for sailing, but it was also bittersweet as we said goodbye to the boat we've enjoyed for the past 18 years of Bay and Delta cruising, racing and daysailing.
Chartering the Pacific Northwest: Pine Trees, not Palm Trees
When the tide is going out, which is usually stronger due to the amount of rainfall and numerous rivers, all that water mass wants to get out to sea. Look at the chart and imagine all the blue stuff headed west — don't fight it, ride it.
Vendée Globe Leader Charlie Dalin Finishes Race
The top five boats are within 200 miles of the finish after over 24,000 miles of racing, and the leader, Charlie Dalin on Apivia, is within 40 miles and sailing at 18 knots.
KKMI: Join Our Team
Are you an experienced rigger? Contact KKMI for an immediate start.
Receive emails when 'Lectronic Latitude is updated. SUBSCRIBE