In the aftermath of last weekend’s tragic late-night boating accident in Catalina’s Descanso Bay that took the lives of two young boaters, another on-the-water fatality occurred yesterday, 26 miles away at Two Harbors. 
In the wake of America’s Cup 34 — where deep-pocketed syndicates dumped unprecedented resources into the development and advancement of foiling technology — more and more boats have begun flying.
Before you take off sailing this weekend, remember that September 15 is the deadline to enter this fall’s Baja Ha-Ha cruising rally from San Diego to Cabo San Lucas.
Despite the fact that 15-year-old Cody (left) and Alex, 18, live in the high desert, sailing is one of their primary passions. 
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.
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.
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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