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It’s not to late too sign up for this weekend’s second annual Sarcoma Cup presented by Beat Sarcoma and hosted by Richmond YC.
If you’re reading this, you’re obviously a fan of ‘Lectronic Latitude, but did you know it’s an extension of something much, much bigger?
The sailing community is holding its collective breath this morning as the jury in the felony BUI case against Bismarck Dinius begins its deliberations.
On Thursday, Victor Haltom, the attorney for Bismarck Dinius, rested his defense against the outrageous felony BUI charges for which his client is now on trial in Lake County.
If we’re somewhat skeptical about the ability of scientists to predict the weather 20 and 30 years out, it’s because they have such a hard time predicting major weather events a week or two in the future.
In the northern Cook islands, taxes normally aren’t a big concern. But the ‘shark tax’ occasionally imposed on fish can be annoying.
Whether daysailing or racing, this weekend is going to be fantastic. latitude/LaDonna
© Latitude 38 Media, LLC It’s shaping up to be an awesome weekend to get out on the water.
Entries for the ‘Sweet Sixteen’ edition of the Baja Ha-Ha keep rolling in, having just reached 144.
"I just finished a 10-day trip around the north end of Vancouver Island on Evening Star, a C&C 43 owned by my friends Dave and Mary Utley from Bainbridge Island, Washington," writes Mike Currie, who sails his "highly modified" Newport 30 Voyager out of Poulsbo, WA.
The trip up the Petaluma River is reminiscent of French wine country. © 2009 Tim Crowe We have made annual trips from Alameda to the Petaluma Turning Basin aboard our Catalina 42 Azure for the last several years.
Bill and Judy combine to navigate without electronics. latitude/Nick
© Latitude 38 Media, LLC Triangulation is the process of determining the location of a point — such as a finish line to a sailing race — by measuring angles to it from known points at either end of a fixed baseline, rather than measuring distances to the point directly.
After wintering in Hawaii, the Traums spent many days bashing to Tahiti, but little Eva never got battered by waves like she did from the speedboat.
The Petaluma Turning Basin has long been a prized destination for Bay Area sailors, but a few years ago, crime against boats — from slashed cockpit cushions to boats being set adrift — became a problem.
We’ve heard of successful night fishing, but this catch takes the prize. Yohelah
©2009 Latitude 38 Media, LLC Nights are generally extremely quiet on the Bora Bora lagoon.
Ras al-Khaimah: next host of the America’s Cup? Google Earth
© Latitude 38 Media, LLC Alinghi announced today that the they will be hosting the match for AC 33 in Ras al-Khaimah, one of the seven United Arab Emirates.
The San Francisco Bay Bear Boat Association is sailing again! Bear Boats are 23-ft woodies designed and built at the Nunes Boat Yard in Sausalito in the early ‘30s for San Francisco Bay sailing conditions.
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Let’s be clear about it…
It’s simple: You have to plan to properly dispose of human sewage from your boat.
Eighty kids enjoyed learning on Stockton’s warm, fresh waters. © 2009 Peter Allen A week after hosting 35 boats worth of young-at-heart sailors in the Delta Doo Dah, Stockton Sailing Club members recuperated enough to play host to another group of 80 sailors who acted like kids — for good reason: they were kids!
We received a number of complaints about the photo in Wednesday‘s ‘Lectronic that showed a man whose torso had been impaled on a log.
To some, the stairway seemed perfectly logical. To others, ridiculous. © FONATUR File this one under ‘seemed like a good idea at the time’: We’ve received word via news reports from south of the border that the Mexican government has finally pulled the plug on its Escalera Nautica (Nautical Stairway) project.
The Singlehanded Sailing Society’s LongPac Race, which began this morning, is arguably the most unusual contest on San Francisco Bay’s annual sailing calendar. 
The trial of Bismarck Dinius, who many believe to be a scapegoat in the 2006 death-by-speedboat of Lynn Thornton, opened yesterday in Lake County.