This file shot approximate the conditions we imagine Maserati is currently experiencing on her route to the Golden Gate — annoyingly slow.©
It’s a ditchbag! It’s a liferaft! It’s a scale model of the Pacific Garbage Patch!
A day of beach games brought nonstop smiles to the faces of these young scholars.
This weekend’s Corinthian Midwinters has so much going on it’s hard to know where to start.
As the season’s midwinter racing wraps up, many sailors are gearing up for the typically more spirited conditions found during the spring and summer’s beer can racing.
Marc and Susan did an admirable job with their recreation of the iconic kissing scene.
For most sailors, 900 miles of offshore sailing is a substantial distance. But for legendary Italian ocean racer Giovanni Soldini and his international crew aboard the VOR 70 Maserati, that distance is merely the final sprint of their 14,000-mile Clipper Challenge Cup attempt.
So it turns out King Neptune has a super lotto of his own.
The felucca Nuovo Mondo and the Wettons’ Monterey will be on display — on Sausalito YC moorings — at the Sausalito Herring Festival tomorrow.
Alameda sailor Josh Sailer, 30, was badly burned aboard his Newport 28 at Grand Marina around 1 p.m.
When we checked in with Ryan Carroll yesterday his voice was noticeably hoarse.
As reported previously, both here and in the pages of Latitude 38, the second phase of crew selections for September’s Red Bull Youth America’s Cup will take place this month — with Session 1 beginning tomorrow.
The race signal flags tell the story at January’s BYC Midwinters. © Bob Walden February will be the last (relatively) quiet month on the Bay Area sailing calendar before the big spring regattas of March start. RegattaPRO‘s
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The Mexican coastal fishing town of Zihuatanejo is normally thought of by cruising sailors as a pretty sleepy place — especially when compared to busy tourism centers like Cabo San Lucas and Puerto Vallarta.
Sad news reached us from the South Pacific late last week: The vintage Farallone Clipper Echo had to be abandoned in open water between Fiji and New Caledonia after she hit an unknown object on January 26.
Seen here just days before this morning’s launch, Oracle Team USA’s 72-ft speed machine is now back in action.
Javier Sansó was rescued last night after Acciona 100% Eco Powered capsized 400 miles south of the Azores.
In order to enter San Francisco-based ocean races in 2014, "At least 30% of those aboard, including the person in charge, shall have attended a US Sailing sanctioned Safety at Sea Seminar within the last five years, or other course accepted by the NCORC," per the NorCal Ocean Racing Council recommendations.
Out Standing in her field, the Olson 30 La Gamelle rests in the green grass below Fort Brimstone, St.
Leanne and John know how to make new friends wherever they go. (She’s seen here in Fiji, where they are currently cruising.)
If you’re one of the many sailors planning to participate in one of this weekend’s midwinter racers — or the sole non-midwinter race on Saturday: Coyote Point YC’s Double Up & Back — you’ll want to grab several copies of the February issue of Latitude 38 before you head out.
In Wednesday’s ‘Lectronic, we announced that the Wanderer and Doña de Mallorca had three double-cabins — heads ensuite — available for a charter aboard their Leopard 45 catamaran ‘ti Profligate for the the spectacular St.
We were in La Cruz last night with a bunch of other cruisers at a birthday party for Lionel Bass of the Perth, Australia-based M&M 52 cat Kiapa, when the subject of bargains in Mexico came up.
"Hey, do you guys know what happened to www.pinkboat.org?" We’ve found this question by readers in our inbox over the last few days so we checked it out and, sure enough, the site is down.
The racing never stops in the many islands of the Eastern Caribbean, but the major events — most of which are from Antigua north for English speakers — run from late January to early May.
St. Barth, the site of the spectacular St. Barth Bucket. © Webb Logg Want to watch the St.
By all accounts, this Saturday’s Three Bridge Fiasco was a hoot. In a normal year, the Singlehanded Sailing Society’s annual melee typically features boats drifting haplessly around the Bay en masse, but this year winds in the mid-20s delighted racers, allowing the great majority to finish.
Around 3 p.m. on Saturday, in the midst of the Three Bridge Fiasco, an unidentified sailboat collided with a tug or its tow just outside the Golden Gate Bridge, sinking the sailboat.
François Gabart became the fastest solo monohull circumnavigator when he crossed the line in under 80 days.
Skillful navigating and a good measure of luck allowed the VOR 70 Maserati to approach and round Cape Horn with relative ease — at least in comparison to some such adventures.
Sunrise may come early, but it’s the best time of day to snap shots like this.
Many Estuary sailors are up in arms about a proposal to expand the security zone on the south side of Coast Guard Island.
If you’re planning to attend the first weekend of the Seattle Boat Show, which starts today and runs through February 3 at CenturyLink Field and South Lake Union, be sure you don’t miss the seminars by our very own ‘Banjo Andy’ Turpin tomorrow and Sunday.
Barring any major breakages or accidents, the first two Vendée Globe racers are slated to cross the finish line in Les Sables d’Olonne, France, sometime tomorrow.