Lewis and Alyssa have not only gone over to the dark side buying a catamaran, they’ve gone over to the really dark side where they bought one damaged by a tropical cyclone.
If the name Manouch Moshayedi sounds familiar to our readers, it should. The Newport Beach-based sailor owns and skippers the Bakewell-White 100 Rio100.
Co-skippers Brian Thompson and Lloyd Thornburg celebrate their record-smashing arrival in England. © Team Phaedo Lloyd Thornburg and his crew on the MOD70 trimaran Phaedo3 have smashed another world sailing record.
SoftBank Team Japan and Oracle Team USA sailing in front of the Manhattan skyline yesterday.
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.
What’s the connection between watermelons and young sailors? Find out tomorrow night at Spaulding’s.  © Jim Bender Plenty of West Coast mariners have colorful sailing résumés that include exotic travel on a variety of sailing craft.
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.  latitude/Chris
©2016Latitude 38 Media, LLC Each month from November through June, the Singlehanded Sailing Society is holding seminars for those who intend to cross the Pacific alone in this July’s Singlehanded TransPac.