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 J/70 crews prepare their boats on Thursday morning.latitude/Chris
© Latitude 38 Media, LLCOur laptop’s dictionary defines "fluky": "subject to chance, unpredictable: Sailing conditions are generally good but wind can be fluky." Day
There has been plenty of sun — and great people — for the sundown parties aboard Profligate.
The TP52s Vesper and Beecom in last year’s Rolex Big Boat Series. Jim Swartz’s Vesper won IRC A and the West Coast IRC championship.
All sorts of vessels transit the waters of San Francisco Bay, but none as unique as Russian gazillionaire Andrey Melnichenko’s 390-ft megayacht simply named A.
At the risk of being annoying, let us remind all you would-be and soon-to-be southbound cruisers yet again that our annual Mexico-Only Crew List Party and Baja Ha-Ha Reunion takes place tonight from 6 to 9 p.m.
Doña de Mallorca on her Punch Sailor 3 folding bike. What’s your ride?
There’s plenty of space to accommodate transient boats at Channel Islands Marina. We love it here so much, we’re coming back in October.
As regular readers know, various agencies of the Mexican government have been taking steps lately to streamline immigration and boat-import procedures.
With more than two months still to go in the Eastern Pacific — meaning the Pacific Coast of Mexico — hurricane season, it’s already been a pretty epic year.
"USGS shows the red dot right under our building," said Napa Valley Marina co-owner Tom Giovannoni of Sunday morning’s 6.0 earthquake that destroyed several buildings in downtown Napa.
 Linh Goben, with daughter Emma in the background, styling aboard Savannah. Savannah
©Latitude 38 Media, LLCMany owners don’t allow high heels on their boats.
We’ve always found it puzzling that in our highly regulated society you can buy a massively powered motorboat and drive it away without first passing so much as the most rudimentary safety course.
Sunset at Venice Island on the San Joaquin River. © 2014 Steve Andersen / ThetisHave you done the Doo yet?
We’re happy to report that Mike Johnson and crew are making good progress toward completing their transit of the Northwest Passage aboard Gitana.
With her flush decks and minimal interior space, circumnavigating aboard Gannet would be a nightmare for most sailors.
Although the autumnal equinox is still a month away, early warning signs of fall are upon us – schools are opening their doors to students, leaves are beginning to change color, and some weeknight race series are winding down.
The latest word from the weather experts at NOAA is that there will be a moderate El Niño this fall in the Pacific, which tends to alter the jet stream to bring more storms and rain to Southern California.
There’s good news for next month’s SoCal ‘Reggae ‘pon da Ocean’ Ta-Ta rally from Santa Barbara to Catalina, as Channel Islands Harbor is replacing Redondo Beach as one of the event’s three stops.