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The 87-year old schooner was in the middle of her most successful charter season yet in the British Virgin Islands when she was rammed and nearly sunk by a landing craft.
Charlie and Cathy, back in St. Lucia where they started their circumnavigation 15 months ago. 
A place as dreamy and stunningly beautiful as Tahiti gets plenty of press.
If you’re in the Sea of Cortez, why not plan to check out the all-new Loreto Fest on Friday, May 1, and Saturday, May 2?
A body found last summer has been identified via DNA as a missing sailor, but the cause of his death as well as the whereabouts of his sailboat and companion remain a mystery.
As we post this edition of ‘Lectronic Latitude, the once-again six-strong fleet of Volvo Ocean 65s is at sea and racing toward the United States.
Sailing at an average speed of 27 knots, the San Francisco-based CEO of Lending Club, Renaud Laplanche, with co-skipper Ryan Breymaier and the crew of the 105-ft trimaran Lending Club 2, set a new record for the 635-mile course from Castle Hill Lighthouse in Newport, RI, to Kitchen Shoal Beacon in Bermuda.
The stylish and fast new Perini Navi Perseus 3 stretches her long legs.
Easter Sunday was especially festive at Jalisco, Mexico’s Tenacatita Beach, as federal officials finally removed fences that had blocked public access to this formerly popular beachfront for nearly five years.
"The Aduana official at Puerto Chiapas in southern Mexico who said 10-Year TIPs have to be surrendered when a boat leaves Mexico has been corrected," reported Tere Grossman, president of the Mexican Marina Owners Association, in an email to Latitude 38.
After two years of cruising aboard their Caliber 40, Bob and Mona transited the Panama Canal and soon caught South Pacific fever.
Island Yacht Club’s 34th Doublehanded Lightship tomorrow has 16 boats signed up, mostly split into two monohull PHRF divisions.
Perhaps you were as horrified as we were when we read that on Tuesday 15 Jalisco state police officers were killed in an ambush by suspected narcos "near the popular beach resort of Puerto Vallarta."
Pictured here prior to their departure from their homeport, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Randy and Dawn Ortiz spent two years in Western Caribbean waters prior to setting sail recently for French Polynesia. 
Louis Jordan, 37, is the novice sailor who claims he spent 66 days at sea aboard his dismasted Alberg 35 before being spotted and rescued.
The 5o5 Worlds were held on Algoa Bay in South Africa last week.
For as long was we’ve been publishing Latitude 38, which is since almost the beginning of time, Puerto Madero, more recently known as Puerto Chiapas, has had a spotty reputation in the cruising community.
Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing’s Azzam enters Rio Itajai-açu, on the approach to the finish in the 5:00 hour, local time.
The Race Notes in April’s Racing Sheet were squeezed out by results from gobs of Midwinter Series that wrapped up in March.
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