The schooner Wanderbird glides across San Francisco Bay. © 2014 Sausalito Historical Society The Sausalito Historical Society is hosting an evening full of sea stories told by some of Marin’s most experienced sailors.
We realize that many of you are sick and tired of reading about this issue, but it is critically important to many North Americans whose boats are in Mexico.
Retired cruisers, Roger (62) and Margaret (60) Pratt were attacked on their yacht January 18 while moored at the Caribbean island of St.
This heron found an unusual perch. It’s not exactly a tranquil spot surrounded by nature, but it is shady.
From the visitor’s center at the Miraflores Locks, tourists observe the painfully slow process of ships transitting the original Panama Canal.
The first annual Progressive San Francisco Boat Show, brought to you by the National Marine Manufacturers Association, takes place January 23-26 at Pier 48 and AT&T Park’s McCovey Cove.
The California Department of Parks and Recreation will be holding a public meeting tomorrow (January 16) to discuss the best options for providing ferry service to and from Angel Island State Park — a cherished San Francisco Bay landmark.
Obviously, this boat (or what’s left of it) has seen better days. We recently invited you, the faithful Lectronic Latitude readers, to help explain how the boat’s bow-end found its way onto the curbside of a street.
Here’s the situation: The lock used to keep your outboard from being stolen has corroded over the years, so when you try to turn the key, it breaks off inside the lock.
The bi-annual Pacific Cup race to Hawaii now has over 70 entries in various divisions including: cruising, doublehanded, fully crewed and multihull.
Last Saturday’s well attended Manuel Fegundes Seaweed Soup Regatta hosted by the GGYC reminded everyone in attendance what midwinter racing is all about — patience with more than a dab of frustration.
In the aftermath of the abrupt closure of Nelson’s Marine last May, a wide variety of boats and marine equipment remained unclaimed on the boatyard’s property at 1500 Ferry Point, Alameda.
The Bay Area’s calm wintertime weather serves as a dramatic contrast to the wet and wild conditions experienced during the recent Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.
For the sake of American and Canadian boat owners, the country of Mexico, marine businesses and workers in Mexico, and marine businesses and workers on the west coast of the United States, we beseech you to take a few minutes to send your thoughts to Mexican and US officials, as well as the US media.
With the potential of freezing weather, strong winds and rain, it’s a mystery why roughly 350 boats turn out annually to do the Three Bridge.
This summer two historic ocean races to Hawaii resume their bi-annual starts in the Bay — The Singlehanded Transpac and the Pacific Cup.
Will marina pricing inspire a new era of curbside parking? latitude/Richard
©2014 Latitude 38 Media, LLC Looking at this image of a sailboat in odd surroundings we were reminded of a couple of times when we couldn’t remember for the life of us exactly where we parked our car.
This morning the amazing Earth Wind Map gives us a vivid depiction of the strong winds currently hammering New England and Northern Europe.
"One of the reasons Mexico remains a Third World country is because it continues to appoint people to positions of power who don’t have any idea what they are doing."
Whether your style of sailing finds you riding the rail or perched in a cozy corner of the cockpit, our January publications hold lots of great info for you.
The new year is a time for reflection and fresh starts. Every January we reflect on the top stories of the previous year in our Year In Review feature, but we also like to tip our hats to a handful of the year’s top sailing stories here in ‘Lectronic.