We bring you this webcam snapshot of the Santa Cruz Harbor Beach not to show you the size of the waves, rather to show that the harbor’s webcams desperately need cleaning!
“Hey, where are all the other boats?!” © Goose Gossman While others spent last weekend doing something other than sailing, Goose Gossman and the members of the perpetually-sailing Potter Yachter group enjoyed beautiful sailing conditions in Carquinez Strait.
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© 2011 www.ardell.com LEGACY
52′ TRIPP DESIGNED CUSTOM SLOOP 1972 © 2011 www.ardell.com Custom built by the Kettenburg Boat Yard in San Diego
Solid fiberglass hull construction, teak deckhouse
and beautifully finished interior
Perkins 85hp diesel, Panda generator, inverter
Two private staterooms, aft galley, full dinette LEGACY has been constantly upgraded with modern equipment, electronics and sails.
"Seriously for sale. Must be sold! All offers considered!" So reads a listing for the "original" HMS Bounty on an Internet sales site.
A couple anchored their big Hunter Maybe Tomorrow off Norfolk, Virginia, on Friday night when conditions on Chesapeake Bay worsened.
Although most passage-makers in this year’s Pacific Puddle Jump rally rated their crossing to French Polynesia as easier than expected, every offshore sailor gets occasional reminders that merely a few minutes of inattention or bad luck can lead to a ‘game-ending’ disaster.
On Wednesday, we challenged readers to supply a caption or explanation for this bizarre photo submitted by Bruce Adornato.
As you might imagine, a bizarre story goes along with this photo, but we’re going to make you wait for it.
As you read this, dozens of cruising boats are working their way down the coast toward San Diego, the starting venue for the 18th annual Baja Ha-Ha cruisers rally to Cabo San Lucas.
It’s been such a mellow hurricane season to date in both the Eastern Pacific (Mexico and Hawaii) and the Atlantic-Carribean, that we hadn’t given it much thought.
As reported Friday, the American sailing yacht Ri Ri was blown onto a reef last week at Palmerston Island, in the Cook Islands, and was unable to be refloated despite a massive effort from islanders and other visiting cruisers.
"Perhaps like many sailors in the Bay Area, I don’t get out on my Catalina 30 Hana Ho  as much as I’d like too," writes Berkeley’s Peter O’Connor.
For most North Americans summer is the prime time to escape from the rat race on a fun-filled vacation.
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Late summer may curse us with seemingly endless fog and chill but it blesses us with the arrival of many southbound cruisers with whom we have the pleasure of visiting.
Although details are not yet clear, we’ve learned that the 42-ft American yacht Ri Ri was lost recently on a reef at Palmerston Island in the Cooks.
George David’s Juan K 100 Rambler may have been lost, but thankfully none of the crew were.
If you’re a regular visitor to this site, or are a regular reader of Latitude 38 magazine, you already know that our phenomenally successful Baja Ha-Ha rally from San Diego to Cabo San Lucas has grown into the second largest cruising rally in the world.
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Two Harbors, Catalina Island, is a truly unique island destination. With just the right mix of dining, activities and amenities, this rustic resort village is a true boater’s paradise.
Every Bay sailor knows that commercial ships have right-of-way and that you never want to tempt fate by crossing their bows, right?
We love it when parents instill good taste in their kids, as Ventura’s Mark and Laurie Matthews have done with their newest crewmember.
Emirates Team New Zealand does a fly-by to celebrate winning a tricky final fleet race at the America’s Cup World Series Cascais.
Finally, some great news about Nature! While there are still a lot of fish in the Sea of Cortez, there are no longer the number or variety there was just 20 years ago, when the Sea was absolutely alive.
America’s Cup action in Cascais, up close and personal. The next stops are Plymouth, England, and in November, San Diego.
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Like many boaters, our marina mate, Steve, loves to tinker on boat projects whenever he has a spare moment.
British Steel sailed back into Southampton 40 years ago today. © Chay Blyth Archive/PPL On this day 40 years ago, Scottish sailor Chay Blyth sailed back into Southampton aboard his Robert Clark-designed 59-ft ketch British Steel after a 292-day West-about nonstop circumnavigation, setting a world record.