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The Great Pumpkin Regatta really does have something for everyone. Great Pumpkin, and RYC in general, is family-friendly.
With the start of the 19th Annual ‘Don’t Stop Believing’ Baja Ha-Ha three weeks away, all 146 entries can consider themselves lucky that first night of the event coincides with a full moon.
Mexico — in the winter it’s the place to go! latitude/Richard
© Latitude 38 Media, LLC We want to let everyone know that Latitude 38 is aware that Mexico has published new immigration rules, some of which apply to boats carrying passengers for hire, some of which may apply to regular old cruising boats and many of which would appear to be impractical, if not impossible, to implement.
Last night we showed up at the Southwestern YC’s pre-Little Ensenada Race (San Diego to Ensenada) dinner expecting to enjoy nothing more than a cocktail and some chow.
If you’re a first-time cruiser who is about to head to Mexico and/or the South Pacific, it’s likely that you’ve purchased an HF radio with SSB and Ham capability.
Which is stronger, 3/8-inch Spectra line or 1/2-inch stainless steel? We’re not sure, but we’ve got some interesting data.
Hang onto your hat, the AC45s are at it again! © 2012 Lynn Ringseis If you’re a sailing fanatic, this week would be an ideal time to take a vacation from your workaday grind — or call in sick, starting tomorrow morning.
Mike and Jack Holden get Firebolt’s main ready on the morning of their doublehanded Round the Rocks Race.
Randy Leasure, who sailed this summer in the Singlehanded TransPac aboard his Westsail 32 Tortuga, was one of four SHTP vets at this weekend’s Westsail Rendezvous in San Leandro.
Start your week off right by picking up the October issue of Latitude 38 today.
In late August, Discover Boating released their list of favorite ‘boatgating’ — we, of course, prefer to call it ‘sailgating’ — locations in the country.
Latitude readers probably best know Lake County as the place where, on a pitch black night in ’06, Sheriff Deputy Russell Perdock slammed his powerboat into a nearly stationary O’Day sailboat at high speed, killing passenger Lynn Thornton, a just-retired employee of the state of California.
Looking for whales in sunny Cat Harbor on Monday afternoon. latitude/Richard
© Latitude 38 Media, LLC Late Monday afternoon we took a hike from Two Harbors out to some benches overlooking the far end of Cat Harbor, Catalina.
Happy hour for cruisers in Baja California Sur was disrupted last night by a 6.2-magnitude earthquake, which was followed by four sizable aftershocks.
Over the past several months, we’ve been reporting on the progress at the new Sausalito Community Boating Center at Cass Gidley Marina.
Renowned as one of San Francisco Bay’s best helmsmen, Hank Easom loves nothing more than blasting across the Bay aboard Yucca.
For most people, the idea of attempting a circumnavigation aboard a Moore 24 — a 2,000-lb, flush deck, ultralight surfing machine designed by George Olson and built in Santa Cruz — would be preposterous.
It’s probably safe to say that every sailor who sailed in last weekend’s Open 5.70 North American Championships has competed in dozens of regattas.
Seen here high and dry – well, almost – on Akutan Island, Cesura apparently suffered little damage when she was grounded.
If you’re a diesel engine expert, we’d like your opinion as to whether or not an "average do-it yourselfer who is handy with tools" is likely to be capable of rebuilding a diesel engine.
There’s still room left on the beach, so if you’ve been on the fence about joining this year’s Baja Ha-Ha Rally, don’t wait ’til it’s too late!
"I was chartering in French Polynesia recently when I snapped this photo of Australian media magnate James Packer’s 288-ft luxury yacht Arctic P anchored near Bloody Mary’s in Baie De Povai, Bora-Bora," writes USCG Master and Club Nautique instructor Rod Witel.
Our hearts go out to the owner of Persuasion. There are many more hard, pointy things just below the surface in the Pacific Northwest than there are on San Francisco Bay.
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