We often receive fantastic sunset shots from cruisers scattered all over the globe, but this one, snapped recently by Jo Brosnan, caught our attention as being unusually spectacular.
Over a hundred boats showed up for this year’s Leukemia Cup – raising $630,000 for blood cancer research.
Thaddeous was smitten by Cloudia’s classic lines. © Thaddeous Blanchard Some sailors have a soft spot for old wooden classics.
In Monday’s ‘Lectronic, we made a second-hand reference to an article about a health insurance plan in Mexico that’s available to Americans and is stunningly inexpensive yet comprehensive.
Talk about multi-function accommodations, the salon aboard Solace was temporarily turned into an ER.
The Coast Guard recovered the body of windsurfer John ‘Bret’ Drasky, 65, on Saturday, about two hours after receiving a report of an unmanned windsurf board.
Some the world’s top talent in Nordic Folkboats was on the Bay this past week.
If the responses to Wednesday’s ‘Lectronic don’t taper off soon, we might have to outsource our email correspondence to India.
Have you always wanted to race to Hawaii? Do you have trouble finding offshore crew because of your "relaxed" hygiene habits?
Boats of all sorts are ‘priced to sell’ at the Northern California Fall Boat Show.
Bill and Grace Bodle’s beautifully restored Eros sailing on the Bay last week.
If you’re a boat electronics whiz, here’s your chance to perhaps outshine the tech folks at Raymarine.
Believe it or not, October marks the 20th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake.
While it’s probably not in the front of most sailors’ minds as they’re banging around the race course, US Sailing has a huge impact on how our sport is run in this country.
Beachcombers at Muir Beach found some substantial flotsam recently. “It certainly created quite a discussion point for all the beachgoers over the hot Marin weekend,” said Craig Allender.
Normally, conditions are pretty tranquil in Papeete’s harbor, shown here, and in the nearby anchorage off Marina Taina.
The following are first three paragraphs of a story by Tom Hamburger and Peter Wallsten that appeared in the August 2 Los Angeles Times.
Trekka wasn’t too roomy, but this Laurent Giles-designed sloop took the young singlehander safely around the world.
"I am convinced that had the U.S. government hired Mexico to handle the post Katrina clean up in New Orleans, that city would have been up and running in three weeks," writes Charlie Bloomer, a yacht broker at Sea of Cortez Yachts in San Carlos, Mexico.
As of today, the Baja Ha-Ha has received 186 paid entries, and several more are expected.
John Kilroy Jr.’s TP 52 Samba Pa Ti haulin’ the mail at last year’s Rolex Big Boat Series.
With winds out of the SW, San Carlos beachfront homes took a battering.
Australian Jessica Watson, 16, left Mooloolaba aboard her S&S 34 Ella’s Pink Lady yesterday morning bound for Sydney.
If Jaime, Mera and Aeron thought their world was turned upside-down by sailing aboard Profligate in last spring’s Sea of Cortez Sailing Week, it was nothing compared to Jimena.
John Winning’s Yandoo blasting to a win in yesterday’s Ronstan Bridge to Bridge race.
Tom, Nicole and the kids at Catalina yesterday, during a shakedown for late October’s Ha-Ha.
You’ll feel a lot better about life while harnessing the power of the wind, rather than the power of petro-chemicals!
Dueling 18-footers cross tacks downwind yesterday at the St. Francis YC’s 18-ft Skiff International Regatta.
While Hurricane Jimena is not dead yet, so far the news has been all good for mariners when it comes this former Category 4 hurricane that paralleled the coast of mainland Mexico a good distance offshore and then finally made landfall at Bahia Santa Maria, about 175 miles north of Cabo San Lucas.
Four-time circumnavigator Scott Piper will join the Ha-Ha fleet while en route to Panama and Scotland.
We all know how the rain falls in Spain, but in Northern California, the rain mainly falls in the winter.
Hans Klaar’s 73-ft Ontong Java was a welcome sight to many Polynesians. © 2009 Glenn Tieman The name Glenn Tieman should ring a bell with regular visitors to this site and readers of Latitude 38 magazine.
Batten down the hatches, Jimena is heading inshore – and she appears to be in a very bad mood.
Family and friends are ‘waiting for Godot’ to arrive safely in the Marquesas.