Bruce and Alene of Migration spent three and a half weeks exploring Easter Island and making new friends.
In recent weeks the theft of shore power cords at several Sausalito marinas has angered many local boaters, some of whom assume the culprits are from the adjacent anchor-out community.
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Come for a ride on the new Laser SB3. © 2008 Laser SB3 If you are in the market for an affordable performance boat, please accept our invitation to demo sail the new Laser SB3.
If you’re curious, like we were, about Laser Performance’s new-to-the-States 20-ft sportboat, the Laser SB3, you’ve got a chance this week to put one through its paces.
Sailing down San Pablo Bay in So Cal summer conditions for this year’s Great Vallejo Race.
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© © If you are in the market for an affordable performance boat, please accept
our invitation to demo sail the new Laser SB3.
Not exactly your classic port-starboard situation. In fact, in this case, we’d definitely give the port-taker right of way.
Ah, yeah, we know. You’re getting barraged by emails announcing this new posting.
A yet-to-be-identified 24-year-old surfer from San Francisco died from a loss of blood after he was attacked by a shark Monday, while surfing at Troncones, a popular surf break for cruisers whose boats are anchored at Zihuatanejo, Mexico.
Dan Alvarez’s Ericson 30+ Travieso enjoys some downright pleasant conditions while rounding the South Island in Saturday’s Singlehanded Farallones Race.
Step one: snag the net ball. © 2008 Andy Conlin By law, every mariner is required to keep a lookout at all times.
If you’re planning on doing the Vallejo Race on May 3-4 and haven’t signed up yet, you might want to consider signing up online today to avoid late fees.
We’re planning our annual Delta article for the June issue of Latitude and would like your input.
We got stopped a few years ago off the Embarcadero by both Coast Guard and the SF Police boats.
She looks bad here, but Gitana Vela suffered relatively minor damage in her double dismasting.
It appears to be high season for Somalia’s pirate industry. On Sunday, just days after the 30-member crew of a French megayacht were released and several pirates arrested by French forces, pirates seized control of the 250-ft Spanish fishing trawler Playa de Bakio in the Gulf of Aden.
John Cota, the pilot aboard the Cosco Busan when the ship “touched” the Bay Bridge last November, was indicted on felony charges this week.
A seeing eye dog aboard the Bay Area Association of Disabled Sailors’ boat greets a new friend on the docks of Strictly Sail Pacific.
Yankee with a bone in her teeth at the Master Mariners Regatta. latitude/JR
©2008 Latitude 38 Media, LLC San Francisco Bay is home to one of the largest, coolest and most active fleets of classic yachts anywhere in the world — the Master Mariners Benevolent Association.
Seen here days before setting sail from La Cruz, outside Puerto Vallarta, Gina and Paul are headed home to New Zealand.
Last evening, Roy Disney and Leslie DeMeuse-Disney hosted a West Coast preview showing of outtakes from The Morning Light Project at the Strictly Sail Pacific show.
If you’re a proud Baja Ha-Ha vet or are planning to Ha-Ha sometime in the future, be sure to stop by our booth (#2022/24) at Strictly Sail Pacific tonight for the annual Baja Ha-Ha Reunion Party around 6 p.m.
Hanalei on the beach at Punta San Marcial. © 2008 Dennis Monahan Readers Debbie and Dennis Monahan were on their annual Baja fishing trip out of Agua Verde in late February when they came upon this boat.
Sailors up and down the West Coast plan all year for "their" show, Strictly Sail Pacific at Oakland’s Jack London Square, which will have opened by the time you read this today.
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Got a saildrive? Here are seven things you need to know: Shaft Seals — Inspect out of the water every year Pressure & Vacuum Test — Make sure they’re at the proper level to insure the integrity of the shaft seals Water Alarm — Check that it’s functional at the correct settings Zinc Anodes — Replace regularly (don’t forget the pencil zinc inside the gear case!)
Producers Roy E. Disney and Leslie DeMeuse will be previewing scenes from Morning Light on Thursday night during the Strictly Sail Pacific boat show at Jack London Square in Oakland.
The 63-ft Profligate on the hook just outside of La Paz. latitude/Richard
©2008 Latitude 38 Media, LLC After her 12th consecutive winter season in the tropics, it’s time for Profligate, Latitude‘s Surfin’ 63 catamaran, to head back to California.