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"We read an article in a recent Latitude about Iridium satellite phones," write Victor and Jo Ann Zarzhitsky of the Portland-based Whitby 42 Odessa Mama, "but got the feeling it was written by a salesperson for Iridium.
The unprecedented speeds of AC72s blasting across San Francisco Bay last summer made race viewing exhilarating even for non-sailing viewers.
Jetskis account for a disproportionately large number of watercraft injuries and deaths. Why?
One of the most impressive nonprofit sailing organizations in Northern California is the Bay Area Association of Disabled Sailors, whose staff works tirelessly to share the joys of sailing with folks who have a wide range of disabilities. 
Where is this seldom-visited cruising destination? And no, it’s not Morocco. © 2014 ArchivesIf this place looks like an ideal place to cruise, it is.
We’re somewhat surprised that with more than five weeks to go to the start of the 21st Baja Ha-Ha rally — which will start on October 27 from San Diego — the number of paid entries has, with the entry of John Enders’ Anacortes, WA-based Pacific Seacraft 34 Victoria, reached 100.
This item is a bit off our normal beat, but it was so amusingly bizarre that we had to share it with you: As reported in the San Francisco Bay sailing blog www.pressure-drop.us,
This month’s cover shows Greg Slyngstad’s J/125 Hamachi on her final sprint to the Pacific Cup finish line off Oahu.
Latitude 38 is looking for a racing editor. We don’t care if you just graduated from college or are over 55, just that you can express yourself clearly, sometimes under pressure, be able to take photos, and do computer page layouts.
Old mainsail looking for a new home. latitude/Richard
© Latitude 38 Media, LLCIf you’re looking for a relatively hi-tech mainsail at a relatively low cost — as in free — we’ve got what you’re looking on the sidewalk in front of 15 Locust, Mill Valley, CA.
It’s been said that creating win-win situations between customers and clients should be the goal of any responsible business.
Following Team Australia’s recent withdrawal from the 35th America’s Cup as the Challenger of Record, it was announced today that four remaining challengers have pledged their support to the event, regardless of which venue is chosen.
Nothin’ to it. Eighty-six-year-old Karl Burton is now less than 150 miles from his home port, after a very fast lap around the globe.
The globetrotting crew of the Australia-based R-P 52 Scarlet Runner were all smiles after their victorious finish.
Wine baron Bob Oatley of the Hamilton Island YC, Challenger of Record for the 35th America’s Cup, had some bad news for Russell Coutts and Larry Ellison.
At the Singlehanded TransPac Awards Ceremonies Saturday night, the 14 finishers received their coveted TransPac belt buckles, signifying successful completion of their 2,120-mile sprint from San Francisco.
Brian Cline’s diminutive Dana 24 Maris and Barry Bristol’s Catalina Capri 30 Fast Lane arrived at the Hanalei Bay, Kauai finish line of the Singlehanded TransPac this Wednesday and Thursday respectively. 
When most sailors think about the joys of summer sailing, they imagine sunny days with clear blue skies, and air temperatures in the shorts-and-T-shirt range.