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The future is foiling for the fleet of one-design AC45s. © Guilain Grenier / Oracle Team USAThe America’s Cup folks released an announcement early this morning stating that the fleet of AC45 catamarans will be modified to foil in the America’s Cup World Series.
What a rush! Tom Thayer’s J/70 Rampage was looking fast at the Rolex Big Boat Series, but Andy Costello and Paul Cayard on Double Trouble won the 13-boat class.
Shortly before 11 p.m. Sunday night, the leading edge of Hurricane Odile, then a Category 3 ‘major’ hurricane covering an unusually large area, hit Cabo San Lucas and the southern tip of the Baja peninsula.
More than 150 boats have paid up for the 21st running of the Baja Ha-Ha Cruisers’ Rally, from San Diego to Cabo San Lucas, which starts October 27 with stops at Turtle Bay and Bahia Santa Maria.
 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.