The rumors have been floating around for a while. Now it’s official: the lease for Anderson’s Boatyard in Sausalito was not renewed, and this fall, Keefe-Kaplan Maritime, Inc.
Have you ever actually been in an inflated liferaft? If you’d come by Wednesday night’s Spring Crew List Party, you’d have had the chance, thanks to Sal’s Inflatables.
Within 48 hours of announcing the Delta Doo Dah in March 4’s ‘Lectronic, all 30 available spots in this first annual fun rally to the Delta were spoken for.
The crew on Liberté took advantage of this weekend’s gorgeous weather to get out for a daysail.
Rich Wilson sailed into the record books once again as the second American to finish the Vendee Globe Race when he sailed into Les Sables d’Olonne yesterday afternoon.
It’s not exactly off Mexico in this photo, but we’re pretty sure that Chip Megeath’s Tiburon-based R/P 45 Criminal Mischief took Class B honors in the Newport Beach to Cabo San Lucas Race.
More than a month of violence on the Caribbean islands of Guadaloupe and Martinique seems to be heading toward resolution.
John Cota, the pilot aboard the 901-ft Cosco Busan when it hit the Bay Bridge on November 7, 2007, pleaded guilty last week to negligently causing the discharge of 53,000 gallons of oil into the Bay and to violating the Migratory Bird Treaty Act by causing the deaths of thousands of birds.
Every marina has them — neglected boats covered with green gunge and bottoms so foul that they could be declared their own ecosystems.
We had a feeling folks would be eager to join our inaugural Delta Doo Dah — the laid-back rally to the Delta that we announced in the March issue of Latitude 38 and in Wednesday’s ‘Lectronic Latitude — but the response has been tremendous!
Craig and Kiki will keep a sharp lookout on their way south. Oya
©2009 Latitude 38 Media, LLC Apart from being a bit rolly, the La Cruz anchorage in Mexico’s Banderas Bay usually provides cruising sailors with a quiet night of sleep.
Get away from the rat race – and the Bay’s chilly summer winds – by joining Latitude 38’s 1st Annual Delta Doo Dah!
"The March issue of Latitude isn’t coming out till Monday?!" cried a beleagured Sausalito West Marine employee when this month’s delivery date came up in conversation over the weekend.
Although it took an hour and a half of waiting, the breeze finally did fill for the fleet at Sequoia YC’s Winter #4, and the sailors were rewarded for their patience.
Corbie Von Stein of the Morro Bay-based Royal Passport 47 Emerald was all smiles when she and Rick made their Marquesan landfall a few years back.
Due to a recent sewage spill in Contra Costa County that dumped almost a million gallons of raw and partially-treated sewage into the Bay, Richmond YC cancelled both its small boat events for this weekend — the Sail A Small Boat Day scheduled for today, and the final installment of the Small Boat Midwinters on Sunday.
The latest Vendée Globe race has been brutal enough without an obstacle course thrown in at the last minute.
Vaval strung up and ready for cremation. But what’s with the fire? When we took Firebuilding 101 at U.C.,
The March issue of Latitude 38 will be worth the wait. latitude/Annie
© Latitude 38 Media, LLC Here at Latitude 38‘s World Headquarters we’ve been besieged by queries wondering when the March issue of the magazine will be available.
A little pirate and his mum got splattered with confetti as they walked in front of one of the colorful music troops.
Intrepid photographer Peter Lyons captured Sunday’s action, rain be damned. © Peter Lyons Constant, heavy rain on Sunday wasn’t enough to deter over 60% of the Corinthian YC Midwinters fleet from showing up for the final day of the series.
Mark Schneider of the Valiant 40 SolMate writes in to quash a nasty rumor: "For years West Coast cruisers (especially along the Pacific side of Mexico) have counted on the Southbound Net for nightly weather, maritime bulletins, and contact opportunities.
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In a final analysis of the Cosco Busan oil spill on November 7, 2007, the National Transportation Safety Board determined this week that several factors caused the collision that spilled more than 53,000 gallons of fuel oil into San Francisco Bay and resulted in close to $75 million in damages.
Sara as seen from the deck of Indian Point after sailing circles in the Atlantic for 40 days.