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Baja Ha-Ha vet and Mexico cruising aficionado Pat McIntosh of Sacramento wrote us on Friday: "Good morning, at 8 a.m.
Saturday was as pleasant as could be but Sunday was breeze-on. Barry Demak was out captaining a boat for Passage Nautical and crossed paths with one of the casualties.
Saturday’s racing on the Berkeley Circle was held in the beautiful, moderately warm, light-air conditions that have been the trend in the Bay Area for more than a month.
When settlers first arrived on the shores of New England a few hundred years ago, they said lobsters were so plentiful they’d just wash up on the beach after a storm.
It’s been a terrible winter for skiing but pretty sweet for sailing. Driving out of San Francisco on Wednesday we noticed a few boats were ‘playing hooky’ and snagging a little hump-day sailing.
On January 23, a 7.9 earthquake pulsed from the Gulf of Alaska, and triggered a tsunami warning in San Francisco Bay in the middle of the night.
One of our readers called the other day with a ‘hot tip’: He went by his favorite Latitude 38 pickup joint, Western Boat & Tackle on Third Street in San Rafael, where readers have been picking up Latitude for about 40 years, and found the magazines but not the business.
Responding to complaints from a bevy of Bay Area residents (especially sailors) about the impact the Salesforce tower has made on the San Francisco skyline, city officials have reduced the size of the colossal new building so that it’s never taller than existing skyscrapers.
Outgoing commodore James Kiriakis and incoming commodore Theresa Brandner at StFYC’s annual meeting in January.
Most regattas succeed with a few basic ingredients — a good venue, decent sailing conditions and good race committee work, but, as always, the most important ingredient is the people.
After yet another collision with an Unidentified Floating Object and losing one of her rudders, Maserati is flying through the Indian Ocean, about to round the Cape of Good Hope, and over 500 nautical miles ahead of Gitana 13’s reference time for the ‘Tea Route’ from Hong Kong to London.
PG&E made a long-shot — and ill-recieved — proposal that the city of San Francisco consider getting rid of East Harbor, also known as Gashouse Cove, according to an article in the San Francisco Chronicle. 
Glenn Isaacson and Liz Baylis try to keep Q moving in very light breeze and strong current during Saturday’s Three Bridge Fiasco.
"Do you have old Dacron, nylon and laminate (as long as they aren’t completely delaminated) sails that you’d like to see re-purposed rather than just taking up your storage space or bring hauled off to the dump?"
The scene at the Three Bridge Fiasco starting line about 40 minutes after the beginning of the starts.
While visiting the Berkeley waterfront, we stopped by the little club that’s launched thousands of sailors.
We were fortunate enough to be invited to a wonderful dinner at the Presidio Yacht Club last weekend in honor of Scottish poet Robert Burns.
If you’re one of the 686 sailors signed up to race in tomorrow’s SSS Three Bridge Fiasco and you didn’t make it to the skippers’ meeting on Wednesday, this alert is for you.
Save Alameda’s Working Waterfront, the group mobilizing to preserve maritime businesses and boating facilities at Alameda Marina, is looking for science and engineering specialists to help respond to the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) submitted to the City of Alameda by the developer.
By now skiers have heard that ski filmmaker extraordinaire Warren Miller passed away at home on Orcas Island on Wednesday at the age of 93.
Here’s a new one for us. On Monday, December 22, Greg Quilici received a message from Sausalito Yacht Harbor that his boom had fallen through the hard-top dodger of his Catalina 445 Blue Seaclusion.
We just got off the phone with Fito Espinosa, harbormaster at Marina Coral in Ensenada, who was bringing us up to date with an important clarification in the procedure for acquiring a tourist visa for cruisers entering Mexico.
We bring you part 2 of Lee Johnson’s The Training Boat. After doing a series of sail training courses in San Diego, Johnson — who resides in Arizona — started to consider buying his own boat.
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On Thursday, January 18 Mark Sanders and Westpoint Harbor once again squared off against the Enforcement Committee of the Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC).
While the surf was going off at Mavericks, Bay racers were battling another natural nemesis: excess calm.