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Jack van Ommen wants his family, friends and many fans not to be overly concerned about what looks like a perilous situation for him and his Gig Harbor, Washington-based Naja 30 Fleetwood.
As scenic a venue as any for a raft-up, Corinthian YC facilitates both competition and camaraderie during their popular Midwinter Series.
Perpetual LOYAL charges south toward Hobart in record-breaking time. © Rolex / Daniel Forster Like Thomas Coville breaking Francis Joyon’s solo ’round-the-world record after several failed attempts, today’s ‘Lectronic is about persistence and faith’s paying dividends.
John Kostecki (second from left) called tactics on Joel Ronning’s J/70 Catapult at the Worlds on San Francisco Bay in September; Catapult won the championship.
The icy docks seen all over the Bay Area recently remind us of an important lesson learned: A few years ago I was walking down a dock toward my boat on a cold winter’s night when I heard a muffled sound that I first assumed was a seal — which was puzzling, as we never see seals in our marina.
Sailor on a mission: Captain Kirk Miller was all smiles when he showed up at the Encinal Yacht Club docks with a boatload of Christmas toys.
One frustrating aspect of living in this ‘app-happy’ era of endless innovation is that is it seems almost impossible to keep up with the latest, greatest developments.
A 75-year-old former sailor from Northern California has been arrested in the case of two 25-year-olds who were killed and dumped off a boat in 1978.
Greig and Leslie Olson’s Napa-based Brown Searunner 31 trimaran Doggone heads out toward the center of Banderas Bay during the light-air first race of the Blast.
With a little luck, you can snag a berth in front of Victoria, BC’s Empress Hotel — at the center of that sparkling-clean port’s many shoreside attractions.
If you never intend to sail your boat to Mexico, you may be weary of reading our occasional updates on obtaining, canceling and renewing that country’s mandatory Temporary Import Permits.
Wayne and Suzie Koide’s Richmond Yacht Club-based Sydney 36 CR Encore has won the ORR West Coast Championship Northern Division for a second year in a row. 
For decades, Avon Skin So Soft Bath Oil has been touted as an excellent ‘underground’ insect repellent by many of those who have used it in the tropics and in forested areas.
On Thursday, the government of Tonga officially requested extradition of American cruiser Dean Jay Fletcher, 54, to stand trial in that island nation’s capital, Nuku’alofa, for the alleged murder of his Canadian wife Patricia Linne Kearney last summer.
The rail on a J/24 in the 2015 Crew You Regatta was a wet ride, but not because of rain.
Needless to say, the development of smart phones and tablets, in combination with the specialized apps that support them, have led to dramatic changes in the way millions of people acquire information and conduct their lives — including boaters. 
In a remote region of the Southern Indian Ocean, French solo skipper Kito de Pavant, 55, was enduring an anxious wait yesterday afternoon on his IMOCA 60 monohull Bastide Otio after he struck an object that nearly ripped keel from hull.
In anticipation of the many cold, wet days that lie ahead tthis winter — when even diehard sailors would think twice about heading out on the water — we’re working on an article that will introduce you to a variety of rainy-day projects that a typical do-it-yourselfer could handle.
Unlike Profligate, ‘ti Profligate in the Caribbean does not have a watermaker. So when the latter is taken to the water dock in St.