Three spots are open, wide open, for US Sailing Level 1 instructor training December 16-19 at Encinal Yacht Club in Alameda.
Back in the years BC — “before catamarans” — Latitude 38’s publisher owned a series of monohull sailboats.
It’s all pros aboard for the final act of the Extreme Sailing Series, but with many of our readers still in Baja California Sur after finishing the Baja Ha-Ha, some may wish to get into the act as spectators.
It’s been less than one month since the Clipper 70 Greenings ran aground on the opening day of the Clipper’s Race 3.
Blink and you’ll miss her. Bay Area kiteboarder phenom Daniela Moroz flies past the camera in Muscat, Oman, during the IKA Formula Kite Worlds.
"Thank you for the idea of going to Angel Island this holiday weekend.
Okay, fine — we lied. The occasion was Thanksgiving, which we spent at home with family this year.
It may only be autumn in the Northern Hemisphere, but all along the West Coast of the Americas dozens of sailors are thinking ahead to early spring.
One thing you might guess about a person who owns a Melges 32 is that they like to be fast and first.
This week, Emirates Team New Zealand revealed their long-awaited concept for the 36th America’s Cup design.
With credit to REI for creating a ‘new Black Friday tradition’ by closing the doors on all their stores on Black Friday to encourage everyone to #optoutdoors, we are getting onboard with #optsailing for Black Friday.
While racing from South Africa to Fremantle, Australia, the Clipper Race entry GREAT Britain lost a crewmember overboard.
One of the great things about Shelter Island on San Diego Bay is the sailing vibe.
What happens in Vegas might stay in Vegas. But not at Latitude. Longtime readers will know we’ve been pretty forthcoming about mistakes, screw-ups and bloopers (which can be one and the same, but not always).
Sailing is one of the great escapes, and it’s nice to have a boat that’s ready to go when the mood strikes and the weather is right.
Ramp launching a Catalina 22 in Santa Cruz’s East Harbor. © Vikas Kapur Seeking a change of pace from daysailing on San Francisco Bay, reader Vikas Kapur headed to Santa Cruz last weekend for a sail on Monterey Bay in a Catalina 22.
One of our favorite sailors — and one of our favorite boats — has announced plans to attempt a world record.
The Atlantic Rally for Cruisers, the granddaddy of all cruising rallies, got underway on Wednesday with the first of two fleets.
François Gabart’s team posted this graphic on social media. The team’s Twitter feed included a handful of congratulatory posts yesterday before the number finally settled out at an astounding 851 miles sailed in 24 hours.
One great thing about college and college sailing is time on the water during the school year.
We first started watching the Volvo Ocean Race in 1997/98. It was the last year it was called the Whitbread, and Bay Area sailor Paul Cayard — along with John Kostecki, Mark Rudiger and Kimo Worthington — would go on to win the ‘regatta’ on board the Swedish-flagged EF Language.
Despite the fact that two out of three of the legs in the 750-mile Baja Ha-Ha cruisers rally from San Diego to Cabo San Lucas featured lighter wind than any of the 478 people on the 133 boats would have liked, the event was still a capital-B Blast (and the sailing in the 240-mile second leg was fabulous).
Seth Clark, owner of the Express 27 Current Affair, wrote the following on the Cal Sailing Club listserve: "There is a large deadhead (submerged log) just west X buoy.
Bay Area sailor and world-renowned navigator Stan Honey has been elected by the board of directors of the Sailing Yacht Research Foundation (SYRF) as their new chairman. The
Here’s your 2017 Baja Ha-Ha recap: the fleet did a roughly three-day leg from San Diego to Turtle Bay (about halfway down the Baja peninsula), then Turtle Bay to Bahia Santa Maria, then on to Cabo San Lucas for the finish, which was officially last night at El Squid Roe, where the Poobah could be seen in all his fluorescent orange T-shirt glory.
The Singlehanded TransPac starts off the CYC race deck along the downtown Tiburon shoreline.
Jim Rumer’s cutter-rigged Herreshoff yawl Royono was lookin’ good while racing in the Leukemia Cup on October 22.
The recent New York City marathon may have a lesson for sailboat racing and those seeking the ever-elusive ‘fair’ rating rule.
We’d like to introduce a few films that wouldn’t necessarily be considered ‘sailing movies’, but have references to, or underlying hints of sailing and/ or seamanship.
2.4mRs sailing in the C. Thomas Clagett Jr. Memorial Clinic on Narragansett Bay.
Who was the greatest American singlehanded round-the-world sailor? Do Americans even compete in races like the Vendée Globe or the Velux 5 Oceans Race (formerly known as the BOC Challenge)?
Waterfront development has two sides: water and land. In a philosophical sense, the two sides and competing ideals are growth vs.
It seems like Halloween was just last week and yet retail stores are already playing Christmas music.