On the August cover, the super-maxi Rio100 blasts toward the Pac Cup finish at Kaneohe, Oahu, shaving nearly three days off the previous benchmark.
Seen here smokin’ across the Atlantic in a near-perfect weather window, Comanche has earned another prestigious spot in the record books.
Commodore Tompkins’ Wylie 38 Flashgirl in better times, anchored in the Moorea lagoon.
What better way to start a Southern California group cruise than with dinner on the beach at the Santa Barbara YC?
San Francisco Bay Area sailors have been thrilled by more than our fair share of humpback whale sightings this year, but Julia Smith, Marianne Armand and Debbie Fehr had a close cetacean encounter of another kind on July 23.
Skies were stormy and the troughs were deep over the weekend, as Rufus Sjoberg’s Melges 32 Rufless sailed to the finish line.
The 23 finishers of the Singlehanded Sailing Society’s Singlehanded TransPac gathered at Nawiliwili Yacht Club for their awards party on Saturday, July 23.
Rule, Britannia! Team Land Rover BAR celebrates their win in the latest Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series event.
Doublehanders Melinda and Bill Erkelens blast toward Oahu aboard their MORC30 Wolfpack, securing first place in North Sails DH2.
The TP52 Valkyrie finished the Vic-Maui Race in record time yesterday in the late afternoon.
Have you ever considered reliving the experiences of history’s most famous trailblazers? You know, crossing the plains in a covered wagon; maybe sluicing down the Colorado River on rickety boats à la John Wesley Powell; or climbing Everest alongside the ghost of George Mallory — using only the tools and skills those intrepid pioneers had available back then?
Woohoo! We’re havin’ some fun now. Charles Devanneaux of the Beneteau First 30 Sailing For ALS (currently second in DH2) somehow found the time to upload a few photos to give his followers a hint of the wild ride he’s having: barefoot and blasting downwind with a rooster tail behind.
Mike Jefferson sails the biggest boat in the fleet, the Garcia Passoa 47 Mouton Noir, into the Hanalei Bay anchorage after completing the Singlehanded TransPac race from San Francisco Bay.
If you’d love to use your boat for something more ambitious than a Central Bay daysail but aren’t ready to enter the cruising lifestyle full-time, we’ve got the perfect solution: Join us on the fourth annual SoCal Ta-Ta rally, a weeklong, one-directional cruising rally from Santa Barbara to Catalina Island.
Finishing in the rain, Jirí Šenkyrík circles his Olson 30 Kato around to meet the shore boat after finishing the Singlehanded TransPac.
"We’re all wondering when the sun is going to come out. It’s been cloudy and overcast for days and nights now," wrote the crew of the Allied Mistress 40 ketch — ironically named Shadowside — in their Pacific Cup blog this morning.
The Aussie family plans on doing ‘six and six’. What do they do to earn money?
The solo TransPac’s youngest skipper, 27-year-old Jirí Šenkyrík, is currently in a drag race to the finish aboard his vintage Olson 30 Kato.
With today’s final starting sequence, the 2016 Pacific Cup shifts into high gear, as it features the fastest racing machines in the fleet: the maxis.
How secure is your outboard? This one was snatched in broad daylight at the Alameda Marina.
Buzz Blackett’s Antrim-designed Class 40 California Condor (foreground) is currently smoking toward the finish line at around 10 knots.
As you can see via the magic of transponder tracking, the solo TransPac fleet will be converging on Hanalei during the next few days.
Yesterday, the South Pacific cruising community was stunned to learn that one of its own, singlehander Louis Schooler, 64, had been found dead aboard the San Diego-based Hylas 42 Entertainer, which had grounded on Takapoto Atoll in French Polynesia’s Tuamotu archipelago.
As you can see, Pac Cup fleet members were in high spirits during the Bon Voyage party at Richmond YC.
Fans of the El Toro, sailing enthusiasts, and Richmond Bay Trail users are invited to a special event at 10 a.m.
Even if you put Biobor or any other fuel stabilization product into a sailboat’s diesel tank, after a year or so the fuel loses its "caloric oomph."
Photo quiz: If you’ve cruised the South Pacific you can probably recognize the mountain profile in the background of this shot.
As perhaps only a couple of readers know, the 35th America’s Cup is to be held next June in Bermuda.
According to the latest tracker data, the bulk of the 23-boat Singlehanded TransPac fleet is more than a third of the way across the Pacific Ocean between San Francisco and Hanalei bays.