Santa Cruz’ Ernie Rideout has added another Santana 22 National Championship to his lengthy sailing resume — 79 years lengthy to be exact.
We’re looking for your onboard photos from the 2008 Pacific Cup. As much as we love to run the après-race pictures of mai tai racing and people passed out in lounge chairs or falling in the pool, ultimately the story is in the race itself.
The Women’s Synchronized Noodling Team – Kathy Baxter of Batu, Terry Morris of Niki Wiki and Michelle Willis of Coastal Passage II – took home the gold…Cuervo Gold, that is.
A trio of 22-year-olds, Seve Jarvin, Tom Clout and Sam Newton are the reigning world champions in the 18-ft skiffs.
While more information is coming in about Daniel Dryden, the 66-year-old Anchorage cruiser who was killed by four robbers on Guatemala’s Lake Izabal, the details of how he died are becoming less clear.
In the August 1 ‘Lectronic, we incorrectedly reported that Raymarine offers Type B transmit and receive Automatic Identification Systems (AIS) for recreational boats in the United States.
A plugged pipe in downtown Sausalito caused several thousand gallons of sewage to overflow down streets and into Richardson Bay over the weekend.
Maltese Falcon will be sailing under the Gate next month. Maltese Falcon
© Latitude 38 Media, LLC If you love big boats and spectacles, you’re going to love the news we received this morning in an email from Tom Perkins of Belvedere: "I want to let you know that Falcon will be arriving in San Francisco in late September, and will be on the Bay most of October.
Ruben Gabriel sailed his Pearson Electra Sparky into Hanalei Bay under jury rig at daybreak yesterday morning.
Regular readers of Latitude 38 will recall the story in the February issue on Jerry ‘The Iceman’ Borucki and his yearly expeditions north aboard his Freya 39 Arctic Alpha Wülf.
Lori Lombardo was injured just after the EYC 2nd Half Opener. © 2008 Peter Lyons Bay racer Lori Lombardo has plenty of time these days to replay the recent boating accident which has laid her up with a broken leg.
Head on over to Catalina for the weekend and stop by the Ha-Ha Preview & Reunion while you’re there.
Bill Turpin’s Akela looking fast at the Aldo Alession Perpetual Trophy Regatta and West Coast IRC Championships.
Officer Mark Hedeen of the San Rafael Police Department emailed asking for help in locating the owner of a small inflatable dinghy that washed up on Red Rock several weeks ago.
Judy and Bill Webster of the J/37 Sidekick bookend Judy-Rae Karlsen, the Rattle & Hum crewmember they and their crew pulled from the Pacific after a half hour swim.
Overall winner Joby Easton cooling off poolside with daughter Piper. latitude/Rob
© Latitude 38 Media, LLC After nearly a week of poolside lounging, cold-beverages, and parties, the 2008 Pacific Cup wraps up tonight with the trophy presentation at Kaneohe YC.
We’ve begun to notice that when things aren’t going well for BMW Oracle Racing, their press releases get pretty short.
Wendy and Steve Bott wave goodbye, not long before setting sail from Zihua aboard ‘Elusive’ last spring.
For tall ship aficionados, mock sea battles between ‘Lynx’ (foreground) and ‘Californian’ are a high point of any festival.