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Vincent Riou’s PRB is ahead of the rest of the monohulls in the Transat Bakerly singlehanded race from England to New York.©
An artist’s depiction of the HMS Endeavour in Australia in 1768. © 2016 National Library of Australia As marine archaeological finds go, this is a biggie: The remains of Captain Cook’s famous HMS Endeavour has been found by scientists at the bottom of Narragansett Bay, just off Newport, RI.
The 1D48 Bodacious+ on the beat to Vallejo Saturday. latitude/Chris
©Latitude 38 Media, LLC The great irony for which the YRA’s 2016 Great Vallejo Race will be remembered is the use of downwind ratings to score an all-upwind race.
Springtime sailing outside the Golden Gate. Sweet! latitude/Annie
©Latitude 38 Media, LLC One thing that keeps us motivated here at Latitude 38 World Headquarters is often hearing compliments from readers about how much they love our content.
Are you ready to Ha-Ha? Organizers of the West Coast’s largest cruising rally have come out of hibernation and are now gearing up for the 23rd annual San Diego-to-Cabo San Lucas rally, the Baja Ha-Ha.
Sixty-eight-year-old Canadian sailor John Ridsdel, who’d been held captive in the southern Philippines since September by Abu Sayyaf militants, was beheaded Monday after the deadline for his ransom had passed.
We’ve heard different versions over the years, but the Mexican government is saying that Playa de Amor was created by a bomb from one of their air force planes.
According to the PICYA, an organization representing 105 Northern California yacht and boating clubs, this Sunday will mark the 99th time that they’ve sponsored an Opening Day Boat Parade on San Francisco Bay.
A group of Singlehanded TransPac racers (past, present and future) and volunteers gathered at Oakland YC for a cruise-in last weekend. 
We don’t know what Jeff and Debbie Hartjoy were toasting when this file shot was taken, but when he reaches Ecuador in a few weeks, they’ll really have something to celebrate. 
Another boat ends up on the rocks in La Cruz. © Jim Milski The failure of a shackle pin is being described as the cause of the Pearson 30 Gran Wazoo’s going up on the rocks just to the east of Marina Riviera Nayarit on Banderas Bay.
The W.F. Stone schooner Yankee (left) was already 31 years old when the Golden Gate Bridge opened.
When a sailor becomes overdue in making landfall or regular radio contact, more often than not it turns out that there’s a simple explanation such as lack of wind or charging problems.
If you’re planning to sail out the Gate today, be advised that the Coast Guard 11th District has issued a warning to "vessel owners, operators, and beach-goers of high surf and winds affecting the Bay Area."
After a slow start, the Stan Honey-navigated Comanche started to roll the 100-ft Wally/Centro Galateia off the southeast corner of the island. 
Looking back at last week’s Strictly Sail Pacific boat show, which was staged for the first time at Richmond’s historic Craneway Pavilion, we thought we’d share a few thoughts. 
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