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The Mamas and the Papas had it wrong – you’d be safer and warmer at Grand Case than you would in L.A.
Just seven days after leaving Marina del Rey in a bid to become the youngest solo circumnavigator, Abby Sunderland announced on Saturday that she’s bound for Cabo San Lucas.
If you did last year’s Ha-Ha and happened to be around the Cabo fuel dock on Sunday morning, you may have noticed a big motoryacht.
John Foster of the Nonsuch 22 Blueberry reports that with a PHRF rating of 246, he gets one of the biggest handicaps of the 359 entries in tomorrow’s Three Bridge Fiasco, a San Francisco Bay classic.
Sausalito/San Rafael yacht brokers Clay and Teresa Prescott of ABC Yachts pleaded guilty yesterday to charges that they stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from their clients.
Eric Willbur and Emmy Newbould are currently exploring New Zealand aboard their Brickyard Cove-based Flying Dutchman 37 Nataraja.
Jim and Julie Focha of the Stockton-based Westsail 32 Worldwind shared a story that illustrates one reason why Mexico is such a popular cruising ground.
The Coast Guard has been a hot topic in the Letters section of Latitude 38 in recent months, from praise for the dramatic rescue of the J World crew during last fall’s Baja Ha-Ha to criticism for not doing more to salvage the grounded JoJo.
Every longtime sailor has considered the ‘what ifs’ of falling overboard at sea.
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We’re full of good gossip this week. First it was Brad Pitt in Sausalito, now the word on the docks is that Paul Cayard’s Santa Cruz 50 Hula Girl may soon be sold into a very active local sailing school program for participation in events to Hawaii and Mexico.
Awards season isn’t just for movies, and while the ISAF and the Rolex US Sailing awards usually garner the lion’s share of the press, they aren’t the only ones out there.
BMW Oracle Racing’s mega-tri, now dubbed USA and bearing the sail number 17, Larry Ellison’s vanity number, tears it up off Valencia.
Which mega movie star who was once married to another mega movie star and is now partnered up with and even bigger mega movie star stopped by Sausalito yesterday to check out David Rothschild’s eco-adventure cat Plastiki?
Seminars will be split this season between Vallarta YC, at the Paradise Village Resort (shown here), and Marina Riviera Nayarit.
The Singlehanded Sailing Society is presenting one of the most important seminars for this summer’s Singlehanded TransPac: Communications and Electronic Navigation.
This isn’t the first time Cork has seen trouble. In November, they T-boned England’s Hull & Humber at the start of Race 4, leaving both boats behind to effect repairs.
In the days following his acquittal last August on charges that he was the primary cause of the 2006 death of Lynn Thornton, Bismarck Dinius has tried to pick up the pieces of his life.
Taking kids away from their normal routine and introducing them to the active, adventurous lifestyle of cruising can have lifelong benefits.
Sam’s is a popular watering hole for boaters and landlubbers alike – with the former often putting on a show for the latter.