When Beau Geste arrives at Papeete late tonight or early tomorrow, her crew will undoubtedly receive a traditional Tahitian welcome – regardless of the hour.
Two years ago, Cheryl Williams, who works with Inter-Ed to place foreign students in California homes, contacted us to see if we could help find a host family for a 16-year-old German student who was passionate about sailing.
"I’m headed to Mexico this year," writes a Southbound cruiser who wants to remain anonymous because his employer doesn’t know he’s taking off, "and like all cruisers I’m very interested in the weather.
At least part of the mystery of how the Redondo Beach-based Hunter 376 Aegean was destroyed during last weekend’s Lexus Newport to Ensenada Race may have been solved.
Two-time Emmy recipient and Bay Area navigating legend Stan Honey helped LiveLine bring home a golden statue of its own this week.
At our annual Panama Puddle Jump party we meet a great diversity of cruisers, whose sailing backgrounds and personal narratives are as varied as the range of countries they hail from.
We don’t normally publish ‘Lectronic Latitude on Tuesdays, so we need to tell you today that the May edition of Latitude 38 will hit the streets tomorrow.
"The Yacht Racing Association (YRA) is taking a chickenshit position on the Coast Guard’s just-announced revocation of offshore racing permits," Matt Peterson of FastBottoms Hull Diving wrote on our Facebook page.
Caution: This is a curious story that involves classic yachts in the Caribbean, a Northern California owner, a mediocre finish in class, the top award presented by a rock ‘n roll star, and squabbling in the crew over a watch.
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1996 70-ft Andrews Turbo Sled © Super fast fun race winner, carbon fiber construction, updated and refit, 2 keels included, new North Sails.
In an unprecedented move, Captain Cindy Stowe, USCG Captain of the Port for Sector San Francisco, has temporarily suspended all marine event permits for offshore races in the wake of April 14’s Full Crew Farallones Race tragedy in which five sailors perished.
Puma’s Mar Mostro had great reaching conditions right out of Itajaí. © 2012 Amory Ross / Volvo Ocean Race The Volvo Ocean Race grind continues with Leg 6  from Itajaí, Brazil, to Miami, a run north to trade winds and sunshine.
The San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park has a new exhibit, ‘The Waterfront’, that explores the Cityfront’s past.
While Saturday’s weather conditions were as close to perfection as one could have hoped — as evidenced by day-long traffic jams as city-dwellers tried to make their escape to the beach — Sunday was a little brisker, with more typical summer-like winds.
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As this season’s Opening Day on the Bay is around the corner, we’d like to let you know that KKMI Sausalito is open too!
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1996 70-ft Andrews Turbo Sled © Super fast fun race winner, carbon fiber construction, updated and refit, 2 keels included, new North Sails.
Thanks to our recent Crew Party, Sylvia and Barry now have a deep pool of race crew to pull strings aboard Iolani.
As a way of honoring Marc Kasanin, Alexis Busch, Jordan Fromm, Elmer Morrissey, and Alan Cahill — the five crew of Low Speed Chase who perished in last weekend’s Full Crew Farallones Race — friends and fellow San Francisco YC members are organizing a memorial flotilla tomorrow evening (Saturday, April 19).
As if the cruise ship industry hasn’t taken enough of a public relations beating recently following the Costa Concordia tragedy off Italy and Carnival Splendor losing all power with 4,500 passengers off Mexico, there are now allegations that the crew and/or captain of Carnival’s Star Princess ignored three bird-watcher passengers who alerted them to the fact that three fishermen were desperately signalling for help after their boat broke down off the coast of Panama on March 10.