Ya gotta love the ingenuity of cruisers! Jim Casey tells of an unwelcome visitor aboard his Tahoe and P.V.-based
Earlier in the year, we reported that Mirian Saez, Director of Operations at Treasure Island Development Authority, was working on a plan to require permits to anchor in Clipper Cove.
A collision between a 33-ft Coast Guard patrol boat and a 26-ft power boat killed eight-year-old Anthony DeWeese and seriously injured five others last night on San Diego Bay.
It’s a widely accepted fact that teenagers put their parents through hell. You know, staying out late, hanging with a bad crowd, behaving like snotty little know-it-alls, jetting off to the Dutch Antilles to thwart government oversight of their bid to become the youngest person to solo circumnavigate .
It occurred to us recently that we hadn’t had an update lately from our old friends Holger Kreuzhage and Tracy Brown on the progress of their 72-ft gaff tops’l schooner Lord Jim.
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Paladin, a 45-ft S&S, is up for auction. © KKMI
Paladin is a 45-ft sloop designed by Sparkman & Stephens.
Give holiday stress the boot with a turn on the Bay. latitude/Rob
© Latitude 38 Media, LLC We’ve always wondered why something as relaxing as the holidays should be become such a royal charlie-foxtrot.
If you’re planning a trip to visit cruising or chartering friends in far-flung places over the holidays or New Year, we know how you can earn their undying admiration (at least until you break the head): Take down a bundle or two of the most recent Latitude 38s!
Producers of Strictly Sail Pacific have announced that the show must go on — April 15-18 at Jack London Square in Oakland, to be precise.
Happier days – while singlehanding through the Society Islands in ’08, Wayne surveys Bora Bora’s distant peaks from the Tahaa lagoon.
"You guys rock!" writes Classy Classified advertiser Eric Sorensen of Half Moon Bay.
In the aftermath of a tragic motorbike accident, South Pacific cruisers are reaching out to aid Renee Nauman, an American from Salem, OR, who is currently paralyzed from the neck down on one side.
Bet we know what’s at the top of Dietmar’s Christmas list! Carinthia
©2009 Latitude 38 Media, LLC Dietmar Petutschnig, an experienced European sailor who’s sailed a third of the way around the world since completing last year’s Baja Ha-Ha, sent us this very illustrative photo of what happens to a boat’s boom when an electric mainsheet works against a stout preventer.
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Copper Pro SCX 67 is on sale now at KKMI. © 2009 Blue Water Marine Paint Blue Water Marine Paint’s Copper Pro SCX 67 Hard TM is on SALE at KKMI!
Denis Neumann reports that, on November 24, while walking the beach in Half Moon Bay, he spotted a small, bright yellow canvas pouch.
Like many longtime Mexico cruisers, Chuck Houlihan and Linda Edeiken of the Allied 39 Jacaranda get frustrated when they observe illegal fishing practices which greatly impact Mexico’s fragile marine ecosystem, especially since enforcement of existing laws is inadequate.
Argh matey, we’re gonna whip you into some Christmas spirit! © 2009 Fred Fago The holiday season was kick-started last weekend with no fewer than six Bay Area lighted boat parades.
Peninsula-based St. Francis YC member Peter Vessella and his crew of Tracy Usher and John Callahan beat a "who’s-who" field at the Piana Cup on Biscayne Bay last weekend.
Got the Christmas shopping blues? If you’re perplexed about what to buy for hard-to-shop-for friends or family members, we may have the perfect solution: Invest in their mental and physical well-being by giving them a sailing gift certificate.
Designed by the Huntington Beach-based firm Morrelli and Melvin, the Aeroyacht 110 features an optional two-seater Icon A5 amphibious sports plane and pod to house it in.
If you’re on the fence about entering next summer’s Singlehanded TransPac, you’ll have a chance to meet with some race veterans, check out their boats and even have your boat ‘pre-inspected’ this Sunday, December 13, at Encinal YC.
Commodore Davis, the buffest grandma on the West Coast, warmed up the carbon fiber initiation paddle on the buttocks of her boyfriend Mike while he held up his prized membership card.
Intrepid solo circumnavigator Jeanne Socrates, who set out from the Canaries on October 10 on a planned non-stop circuit of the globe via the five Capes, is being forced to stop in Cape Town, South Africa, to effect repairs to her Najad 380 Nereida.
"While anchored at North Minerva Reef, a Royal New Zealand Air Force Orion did numerous passes over the anchorage," reports Emmy Newbould, who’s cruising with her husband Eric Willbur on their Brickyard Cove-based Flying Dutchman 37 Nataraja.
Demonstrating the true spirit of the Blast, this unidentifiable contestant in the catch-the-waterballoon-from-the-third-floor-Sky-Bar-at-the-Nayarit-Riviera-Marina goes for the big splash.
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Let Peter Lyons photograph your family for stunning holiday gifts. © Peter Lyons You may already know Peter Lyons of Lyons Imaging for his photos of you sailing or racing on San Francisco Bay.
Does this look like fun or what? © Fred Fago Even in times like these, when the weather is chilly and the breeze is light, diehard sailors can still find valid reasons to fiddle around with their boats.