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“I’m glad that wasn’t the windward mark for the day,” says Victor regarding this roller that appeared suddenly off Pt.
We built our boat, Morning Star, in our backyard over a 20 year period — she was even featured in Latitude 38 in 1996, the year we launched her.
Room with a view – the surrounding panoramas of the Bay are one of the pluses of Loch Lomond’s quiet North Bay location.
The 1,100-mile passage from Tonga or Fiji to New Zealand is known throughout the cruising world as being potentially difficult, if not dangerous.
Now that you’ve recovered from an overdose of tryptophan, family togetherness and migraine-inducing traffic, it’s time to settle down to a little vicarious sailing fun.
There’s no telling who might show up for this week’s Banderas Bay Blast for Charity, three days of tropical sailing fun and games that will see the fleet visit Nayarit Riviera Marina, Punta Mita and Paradise Marina.
Having had great experiences at the San Diego YC and the El Cid Marina in Mazatlan, Lewis Guiss and Mary Lee, members of the Cal Yacht Club in Marina del Rey, have been loving their time at the Nayarit Riviera Marina with their Beneteau 473 Merry Lee.
It may be raining today, but this weekend’s forecast is for sun, sun, sun!
Per request, we received several nice remembrances of George Olson, who passed away on November 12.
The San Francisco Maritime Museum may be closed until next year, but the Park Service still has many free and low-cost activities for the public to enjoy.
Sailing beneath the towering peaks of the Cascade Range, charter trips in the Northwest are a visual feast.
Loick Peyron is first to the doldrums in the 2008 Vendee Globe. © Jean-Marie Liot DPPI/Vendee Globe Ten days into the singlehanded 2008 Vendée Globe Race, the leaders are running into the doldrums with Loïck Peyron and his Farr-designed Gitana 80 leading the charge.
The biggest drug bust in Irish history occurred on the high seas on November 6, when armed teams boarded the MacGregor 65 Dances With Waves about 150 miles southwest of County Cork.
The Vallejo YC reports that the BCDC has finally approved permits to dredge the VYC harbor and replace the deteriorating wooden breakwater.
Tom and Diane Might, and their Hallberg-Rassy 62 Between The Sheets, have done their landlocked hometown of Phoenix proud by being the first of 47 entries to cross the finish line in the 19th annual Caribbean 1500 from Hampton, Virginia, to Tortola in the British Virgins.
Having crossed from Cabo, Bob Smith’s self-built 44-ft cat Pantera takes a breather at the Punta Mita anchorage.
After this writer’s husband returned safely from this summer’s Singlehanded TransPac Race, we had a surplus of safety gear we no longer needed.
Although they ultimately were not seriously injured, we’ve received yet another disturbing report of cruisers being attacked while at anchor, this time in Ecuador, where we don’t remember there being any problems in the past.