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On Monday we couldn’t resist sharing the astounding video of the sloop Atalanta trying to squeak past the bow of an 870-ft long supertanker during Cowe’s Week off the Isle of Wight.
It was more than 50 years ago that a young British immigrant to Canada named John Guzzwell made history by completing an unprecedented circumnavigation aboard Trekka, a 21-ft wooden yawl he’d built with his own hands.
Potato Slough was the favored stop for the Doo Dah’s three free days — about 30 boats made their way there.
The annual Cowes Week is a bit off our normal beat, but we couldn’t resist sharing this jaw-dropping video with you, which seems to illustrate an over-abundance of wishful thinking.
We’re not gentlemen, and we can prove it. For the second time in three years, we just completed a 1,000-mile Baja Bash.
Sailing north across the Pacific in ideal conditions – what better way for family members to bond?
The Delta Doo Dah fleet crammed into a new location on Bethel Island this year — The Sugar Barge Resort & Marina.
But who are those people? Dona de Mallorca and the Wanderer are currently on the last few miles of a sloppier-than-normal doublehanded Baja Bash aboard Latitude 38‘s 63-ft cat Profligate.
“We are outta here!” That was the cry from the Delta Doo Dah 3D fleet Saturday morning as they passed under the Richmond Bridge and into the sun.
The August issue: It’s hot off the press. © Bahamas Tourism As you read this, the August issue of Latitude 38 is being delivered to marine businesses and sailing organizations all along the West Coast.
When John Silverwood’s left leg was severed on June 25, 2005, he wasn’t sure he was going to live, much less ever sail again.
A rare view of the Mothball Fleet stationed in Suisun Bay. © Scott Haefner For sailors who’ve ventured beyond the Benicia Bridge, the Mothball Fleet in Suisun Bay is part landmark, part history and part mystery.
The Santa Cruz 27s used Whidbey Island Race as their nationals. Their 12 boats were the largest one design class out of a 100-boat fleet.
Crissy Fields is one organized shopper, and you can be too! Christmas is closer than we all want to admit, and Crissy’s bag is full of goodies for that special sailor in her life.
On Monday we challenged readers to explain the photo below: 1) Why do these sailors have so many dinghies piled on their decks?
Researchers at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center and Portland State University are trying to determine how often recreational boats in California move, where they go and how often their bottoms are cleaned.
Esmerelda sailed through the Gate yesterday under full sail and foggy skies. latitude/Andy
©2011 Latitude 38 Media, LLC It was truly unfortunate that the 370-ft Chilean tall ship Esmeralda didn’t arrive beneath the Golden Gate Wednesday morning as planned, because the weather was absolutely stunning on that clear, sunny morning.
Storm watchers in both the Eastern Pacific and Western Atlantic are breathing a sigh of relief today, as the three powerful storms that have been threatening communities ashore have all diminished in strength and/or moved out to sea.
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"We just tied up at Elba, which is the west coast of Italy’s Catalina — although much more developed," reports Capt.
It would be easy to assume the worst if you’d heard a 62-year-old windsurfer had been missing on the Bay for more than 13 hours, but Cathy Caton’s rescue Tuesday morning after spending a very long night getting sucked in and out of South San Francisco Bay was a surprisingly happy ending to a potentially deadly story.
If you took our advice and sailed out to greet the Chilean tall ship Esmeralda yesterday as she entered the Golden Gate, you may have thought she somehow slipped by you unnoticed.