Qingdao China sailed under the Golden Gate Bridge on Tuesday, October 18, bound for Shanghai, to begin a record attempt.
If you don’t know Jack — Jack van Ommen — you’re going to want to meet him at the Ha-Ha Kick-Off Party on Sunday.
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The International Masters Regatta is sailed in J/105s in a round-robin format on windward/leeward courses in view of spectators along the San Diego waterfront.
Some of the kids and the parents who will be participating in this year’s Ha-Ha had a ‘meet and greet’ yesterday.
Here on California’s North Coast, boaters who venture offshore have been reporting abnormally large numbers of whales in recent weeks.
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Located in Annapolis, MD, the Sailing Hall of Fame may seem to some West Coast sailors like an East-Coast-centric institution.
Saturday was Joan Storer’s granddaughter D’Arcy’s first time on a sailboat — ever (she’s the one holding the winch handle).
As this weather animation shot from Windyty shows, this is not the best time to try to sail south from Oregon and Washington.
During the past two years, Mexican government agencies have worked hard to make it easier for recreational boat owners to visit Mexican waters — most notably, by the establishment of two new websites for obtaining visas and Temporary (boat) Import Permits online.
Charlie and Cathy Simon have their answer to the question, ‘What do you do after a circumnavigation?’
Writing about pumping out human waste from holding tanks is almost as uninspiring as actually performing that occasional chore.
A run on Saturday, the windiest day of the Express 27 Nationals. © Louis Benainous The 35th Express 27 National Championship was sailed on the Berkeley Circle during the first storms of the season on October 14-16.
A classic shot of Latitude 38 founder Richard Spindler. He was ‘just a kid’ when he published the first issue in March 1977.
At some point during the fire, Laetitia’s rig collapsed. © 2016 Petty Officer 2nd Class Philip Gilbert / USCG The USCG, along with several local agencies, rescued three sailors after their 44-ft sailboat caught fire Friday, near Rancho Palos Verdes, a city in Los Angeles County west of Long Beach.
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If you are taking your boat to Mexico, it’s illegal for you to sail into Mexican waters until you’ve gone online and gotten a Temporary Import Permit (TIP) for your boat.
Merlin in the sling, ready to be splashed. The banner on the side reads, "Fast is fun."
Windyty’s graphical representation of this morning’s storm on the Northwest coast. © Windyty If you’re in the Pacific Northwest, you’re no doubt getting pounded by the first of three powerful storms sweeping across the Pacific.
On Saturday, October 22, Women Who Sail is having a reunion meeting at the pool at La Cruz Inn that will include all the original speakers from the very first meet-up there in February 2014.
World-record holder Guo Chuan will soon set sail from San Francisco — alone — in an attempt to set a new benchmark time for the 5,300-mile crossing to Shanghai, China.
Vee Cove, Isla Carmen, Sea of Cortez. The last time Teal and Linh Goben were there, it was just the two of them on their trimaran.
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The yacht clubhouse at Morro Bay, as seen from the guest dock. © What we meant to say is that the unlimited welcome mat is not out at the Morro Bay Yacht Club.
Peter Detwiler and his guests viewed Saturday’s Fleet Week air show from aboard the Catalina 36 Valhanna, sailed out of Tradewinds Sailing Club in Richmond.
Had the crews of the cruising boats not prepared well, yesterday’s depression could have resulted in a lot of damage.
George Durden, of the Jeanneau 45.2 Epiphany, is warning folks headed south to join the Baja Ha-Ha or otherwise, that the welcome mat is not out at the Morro Bay Yacht Club.
This NOAA graphic shows the probability of storm-force winds from this morning through Wednesday morning.
Soon after Fletcher was finally apprehended by authorities and brought ashore, he laid down on a bench and took a nap — undoubtedly exhausted by his ordeal during the previous week.
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Commodore at the helm of Flashgirl after coming around the east end of Oahu on the way to Honolulu.
Right now, as you read this, you may be hearing the deafening roar of those jet engines overhead.
With Hurricane Matthew fast approaching southern Florida, boaters are clearing their decks, de-rigging sails, checking their insurance policies and — in many cases — evacuating inland.
We needed a bigger symmetrical chute and a bigger asymmetrical chute for our 63-ft catamaran Profligate.
We’ve introduced you previously to the 2018 Golden Globe Race, but just a quick reminder — it was conceived in celebration of Sir Robin Knox-Johnston’s first-ever nonstop solo circumnavigation of the globe, in 1968’s Sunday Times Golden Globe, aboard his Atkins-designed ketch Suhaili.