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The Singlehanded TransPac is again moving into high(er) gear, as much-welcomed wind pressure has developed, giving the 14 skippers an emotional boost.
If you’re looking for a catchy news item, the four elements listed above make a pretty good start, which is why the arrest of 26-year old Alix Tichelman of Folsom, characterized as a "high-priced call girl," is making news in print and digits all over the world.
Have hard-bargaining Russell Coutts and Larry Ellison painted themselves into a corner? You have to wonder, as yesterday it was announced that Chicago has been dropped as a possible site for the 35th America’s Cup.
Enjoy watching 4th of July fireworks from Angel Island this Friday evening. Special Independence Day fireworks ferries will run from both Tiburon and the Blue and Gold ferry terminal at Pier 41 in San Francisco — departing at 5 p.m.
Is it really a Baja Bash if you don’t get 25 knots of breeze on the nose and freeze the entire 750 miles from Cabo San Lucas to San Diego?
Mariners transiting Mexico’s Pacific coast are keeping their eyes on two tropical storms that are currently circulating offshore. 
According to the National Hurricane Center "a large area of disorganized showers and thunderstorms located several hundred miles S-SW of Acapulco, Mexico" may evolve into a tropical depression by early next week.
The view is spectacular from the multi-million-dollar homes of Tiburon and Belvedere, except for the derelict boats in Richardson Bay (foreground).
Why row when you can sail? Being a handy fellow, John Chille (left) quickly fashioned this reefable sail for two weary paddlers.
Exactly one year after leaving Southern California aboard his Los Angeles-based Salt Peter, singlehander Peter Rudiger has lost his sailboat to Komakame Reef, which is three miles to the southeast of the southernmost landmass of New Caledonia, about 40 miles from Noumea.
An American couple was rescued approximately seven miles offshore from Key Largo last Friday evening after having fallen off their 30-ft fishing boat Fishhawk while it was traveling at high speed.
Polar Bear burns at the Marine Group Kurt Roll
©2014 Latitude 38 Media, LLC The 102-ft steel yacht Polar Bear, valued at $15 million, caught fire and burned spectacularly for six hours at the Marine Group yard in Chula Vista yesterday.
A reminder that tomorrow, June 21, is the Summer Sailstice, when sailors of all stripes take advantage of this longest day of the year to celebrate their passion for sailing. 
Hugo Boss glides through New York Harbor on her way to a victory celebration.
VIIRS day-night-band image of hurricane Cristina from Wednesday evening. Colorado State
©2014 Latitude 38 Media, LLC It’s now hurricane season in both Eastern Pacific (i.e.
In addition to last week’s disappointing news that San Francisco is no longer being considered for the Finals of the 35th America’s Cup — this writer is admittedly San Francisco-biased — AC fans were also treated to the exciting news of the official launch of what promises to be a formidable threat to Oracle Team USA’s potential three-peat.
In the Friday ‘Lectronic we made a major blunder by identifying Robert Maxwell as the owner of Mari-Cha III and Mari-Cha IV, both of which raced in the Pacific Cup.