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If you’re lucky enough to be sailing around the Northern Caribbean next week, you won’t want to miss a special celebration (March 14 & 15) on the tiny island of Jost Van Dyke.
"‘Lectronic readers might be interested to learn that it appears that there may be some limited monthly or seasonal availability for east moorings in Monterey for boats from 25 to 50 feet this season," advises Scott Pryor of the Monterey Harbor Office. Monthly
Saturday’s breeze caught more than a few boats on the wrong side of a jibe demonstrated here by Steve Klein’s Express 27 Magic.
Here at Latitude 38 we’re clipping in our seatbelts and strapping on our editing helmets as we begin to work on our April issue — timed with the Strictly Sail Pacific boat show.
It sort of looks like these boats were knocked over by a hurricane… © 2008 Rob & Linda Jones Rob and Linda Jones, Ha-Ha vets with their Gemini 3000 catamaran Cat’n About from Whibey Island, Washington, sent us the accompanying photo of what looks to be sailboats in Costa Rica knocked askew by hurricane force winds.
Doug Baker and his Mag 80 crew took six hours off the old PV record when they crossed the line at 4 a.m.
Andrew Vik, seen here at Isla San Francisco aboard the Beneteau 38 Sea Fox that he co-skippered in the ’06 Ha-Ha, has bought the Islander 36 Geja in the Med.
Even veteran sailors will walk away with a boatload of info from Kame Richards’ ‘How the Tides Work for You’ presentation at the Bay Model in Sausalito, and now you’ll have two opportunities to learn from this local sailing guru and master sailmaker.
The San Diego Yacht Club’s race to Puerto Vallarta got underway Saturday for Divisions 1, 2, and 3 in a 10- to 12-kt southwesterly. The
Just writing the word ‘comprehensive’ makes us a bit nervous. You see, every time we attempt to do a comprehensive overview in Latitude 38 on one subject or another, we invariably leave someone out.
Tom Perkins swims with the fishes. © 2008 Tom Perkins "We have finished four of the most incredible days of diving ever," reports Tom Perkins of the Belvedere-based 289-ft Dyna-Rig Maltese Falcon from Cocos Island, Costa Rica.
When Reid Stowe and Soanya Ahmad left Hoboken, New Jersey, on April 21, 2007, their plan was to sail Stowe’s 70-ft schooner Anne out of sight of land for 1,000 days non-stop.
Swingin’ cat – Cheyenne in the slings at Nelsons. © 2008 Mark Featherstone The late Steve Fosset’s 125-ft catamaran Cheyenne is on the hard at Nelson’s to assess damage reportedly caused by an exploded liferaft canister.
International Boat Watch Network is asking for help in tracking down Ralph "Jeff" Peak, 59, aboard the 32-ft woodie Richmond II.
If you think the threat of a little rain is going to stop the hardy ladies signed up for this Saturday’s Sadie Hawkins Race on the Estuary, think again, buster.
Groupama 3 upside down off New Zealand; game over for their Jules Verne Record attempt.
Blue skies, tropical temperatures, great sailing breezes – no wonder cruisers love the Banderas Bay Regatta, which is just one part of the Vallarta Race Week.
In Monday ‘Lectronic, we ran a sensational photo of a whale and a dolphin frolicking together, said to have been taken near Punta Mita by a cruiser.
The 110-ft maxi cat Gitana 13 continues its assault on the sailing record from New York to San Francisco.
Jack Sutphen, Dennis Conner’s ‘coach’, will be signing his book Messing About in Boats for 80 Years with Jack Sutphen at the Spaulding Wooden Boat Center in Sausalito tomorrow from 2-5 p.m.
Jim Williams and Deborah Stern of the Encinal YC love to sail, as evidenced by their owning the Cal 39 Spindrift and the Islander 28 Dog Days, both of which are kept at Marina Village in Alameda.