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The yachting community along the northeast coast of Australia took the brunt of Yasi’s wrath.
In late January, three of the major cruise ship lines — Disney, Norwegian Star, and Carnival Spirit — announced they were pulling out of Mazatlan because there had been three incidents involving cruise ship passengers.
"A wonderful fleet of boats and enthusiastic participants have congregated for the Zihua SailFest, which started yesterday and runs through Sunday," writes SailFest organizer Pamela Bendall of the Port Hardy, B.C.-based
As we write this, trucks are driving all over the Bay Area delivering the February issue of Latitude 38 into the hot little hands of our distributors.
If commercial shipping seems to be moving slower than last year, that’s because it is — and it’s due to the increasing cost of fuel.
In Wednesday’s ‘Lectronic, we invited fellow surfer-sailors to share some of their favorite breaks (without giving away the location, of course).
After singing the lines, "It’s been a lovely cruise, I’m sorry it’s ended," at a concert at the Hordern Pavilion in Sydney, Australia, last night, Jimmy Buffett, the muse to many a sailor, made an unintentional face plant off the stage.
What could be nicer than paddling in from your boat and into a nice Mexican wall such as this?
The Philippine Coast Guard debriefs the crew, looking tanned and otherwise unscathed. © 2011 Philippine Coast Guard Every experienced sailor knows that sailing on a schedule is a risky prospect, especially when the voyage covers a long distance.
On Friday we brought you the bizarre story of the ‘naked ninja’ thief who painted his entire body black and boarded the Bear Valley-based Shock Wave 42 cat Green Flash, which was moored off Cartegena, Colombia.
Larry Ellison, whose 100-ft trimaran USA won the America’s Cup, and who is bringing the ‘Auld Mug’ to San Francisco, has a new 288-ft motoryacht.
Zihua Sail Fest is a fantastic annual event that’s not only fun for cruisers but helps the neediest of kids.
The Phillipine and U.S. Coast Guards are searching for the 38-ft catamaran Pineapple, which left Guam two weeks ago headed for the island of Cebu.
In Wednesday’s ‘Lectronic we challenged our readers to name our new logowear model, and boy were they happy to help — we received nearly 200 suggestions!
Okay, so we know we already showed you video of the AC45’s first sail in Monday’s ‘Lectronic.
It’s easy for longtime sailors to forget how hard the ‘lingo’ can be for newcomers to learn.
Your PRO for the 34th America’s Cup: John Craig. AC34
© Latitude 38 Media, LLC There was some exciting news in the America’s Cup realm over the weekend.
Yucca and Emily Carr joust their way toward Blossom. © Erik Simonson The cold and dreary winter weather broke just in time for the 60th Corinthian Midwinters to get underway this weekend under sunny skies and temps that seemed to get up into at least the high-60s.
There’s a new "largest privately-owned yacht in the world." She’s the 533-ft motoryacht Eclipse, which is owned by Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich.
The weather for the past month or so has been decidedly less-than-conducive to sailing, so Bay Area sailors should celebrate this weekend’s weather forecast: 65 and sunny.