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These early fall days are perfect for sailing lessons, especially when your school is in the Slot.
It’s only September 29, but we’re getting a jump on October by distributing the October issue of Latitude 38 today.
All you have to do to win in this fleet is get out in front of the other boats and stay there.
Richmond Yacht Club’s super-casual and very popular beer can series faded out on Wednesday night, wrapping up for the season.
There are many reasons to sail. Peace and love are good ones. latitude/John
©Latitude 38 Media, LLC Hey man, is this groovy or what?
Icom makes fine radios. On Profligate, we have an Icom VHF radio. Nice piece of equipment.
Movies
Wind is a classic sailing movie, though it was not well received at the box office, and like all art imitating life, it took some liberties with the truth.
There are plenty of boats headed south for cruising season, while others are out just enjoying idyllic, sunny fall breezes. Lone
The forecast for this week’s Etchells World Championship being hosted by the San Francisco Yacht Club on the Berkeley Circle is hot.
While he’s always a gentleman, Fin can nonetheless swing an encouraging sledge hammer when required.
If you’re taking a boat to Mexico, or buying a boat you think you might someday take to Mexico, you must be sure that everything is in order with regard to the Temporary Import Permit (TIP).
If you’re going to have a kick-off party, why not have it on the beach at the Santa Barbara YC, the premier yacht club beach site on the West Coast?
Can you feel it in the air? That undeniable crispness, the bite that comes from a cool, still day, rather than the searing, blasting cold of the summer seabreeze.
Puerto Rico has sustained a ‘direct hit’ by Hurricane Maria, now a Category 4 storm with winds up to 140 mph — and perhaps worse, unrelenting rain inundating the island, which had already sustained damage from Hurricane Irma.
Yumi Wilson was reading through a copy of Latitude 38 when she came across a flyer saying ‘Your Lucky Day’.
There’s no point in mourning the "good old days" of the St. Francis Yacht Club Big Boat Series — you know, when the boats were really big, with lots of 70-footers and such.
Acknowledging the adage that ‘a picture is worth a thousand words’, we’ll let the accompanying photo by Glenn Twitchell give the definitive answer to what’s so good about the Sea of Cortez.
Hurricane season is not ‘officially’ over until November 30, something we’re reminded of following the devastation of Harvey, Irma and tropical storms/hurricanes Jose, Katia, Lee and Maria.
California’s largest annual volunteer event, California Coastal Cleanup, takes place on the third Saturday of each September, along more than 2,000 miles of coastal and inland waterfront.
Monohulls. Foiling monohulls. At least that’s the news we heard from Radio New Zealand, who on Tuesday wrote, "The next edition of America’s Cup racing will switch from catamarans to high-performance monohull yachts, defending champions Team New Zealand have confirmed. 
Here is your September Caption Contest(!). We’re excited to see what you all come up with for this quirky, head-scratching photo.
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