Despite the fact that 15-year-old Cody (left) and Alex, 18, live in the high desert, sailing is one of their primary passions.  Tim Brill
©2015Latitude 38 Media, LLC During its 21-year history, a number of famous and semi-famous boats have participated in the Baja Ha-Ha cruisers’ rally.
In its 20-year history, the Clipper Race, a round-the-world race in multiple legs for paying crew, has had an excellent safety record.
How was food preserved, prepared, and consumed aboard sailing ships of the 19th and early 20th centuries?
In the aftermath of a devastating tropical storm last week that left many residents of the Eastern Caribbean island of Dominica homeless and its airport unusable, Caribbean sailors as well as visiting international cruisers are being asked to help bring in desperately needed supplies.
As we head into the Labor Day Weekend, we’ll leave you with a highly entertaining video depicting the bustling Dutch port of Amsterdam last month during its five-day Sail Amsterdam event.
London’s Tower Bridge is raised to allow the Clipper Round the World Race fleet to parade down the Thames prior to their start on Sunday.
The Berkeley-based GravlaX anchored in Jamaica, as featured in this month’s Changes in Latitudes.
The podium celebration with the obligatory wasting of perfectly good champagne on Sunday in Gothenburg.
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"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life." — Confucius © 2015 KKMI Here’s an opportunity to make your passion your profession.
The September mag comes out tomorrow. Don’t miss it! latitude/Annie
©2015Latitude 38 Media, LLC Believe it or not, we’ve been told by more than a few sailors that they are absolutely addicted to reading Latitude 38 magazine each month, and they can’t wait for the first of the month, when each new issue hits the street.
The second round of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series takes place in Gothenburg (Goteborg), Sweden, this weekend, but AC promoters aren’t making it easy for American sports fans to get revved up about the fast-paced action.
We do our best to keep track of the 200-plus boats that do the annual Pacific Puddle Jump, but once they move beyond French Polynesia many tend to fall off the Latitude radar.
"What we really need for the SoCal Ta-Ta and the Baja Ha-Ha is our own island," the Grand PooBob/Grand Poobah was thinking to himself the other day.
This National Hurricane Center graphic shows the possibilities of tropical storm-force winds in the next 120 hours.  National Hurricane Center
©2015Latitude 38 Media, LLC The Atlantic has gotten the first major hurricane of the season, in what has long been forecast to be a year with fewer than the normal number of hurricanes and major hurricanes.
Delta water wars. latitude/Chris
©Latitude 38 Media, LLC As a heat wave built at the end of last week, a small band of Delta Doo Dah boats made their way to Stockton Sailing Club, some by way of Richmond and Pittsburg Yacht Clubs.
While we’re still wrapping up our coverage of this July’s Transpac Race to Hawaii (be sure to read all about it in the next issue of Latitude 38, coming out on September 1), planning and prep for next July’s Pacific Cup is going full steam ahead, with 49 boats already entered.
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Swan 461, 2006 Sistership © 2015 KKMI Lohengrin is a low use, single-owner boat set up for easy short-handed sailing.
There are seven times more cruising kids in this photo than there are residents of Suwarrow.  © 2015 Heather Tzortzis Not Heather Tzortzis of the San Francisco-based Lagoon 470 Family Circus.
The year 2015 will be remembered as a slow one for the Rolex Fastnet Race, which started on Sunday afternoon in Cowes, UK, but the first finishers arrived in Plymouth last night and early this morning.