After more than 20 days at sea, Team AkzoNobel sailed into Auckland, New Zealand, just 2 minutes and 14 seconds ahead of race-long rival Sun Hung Kai/ Scallywag to claim victory in Leg 6 of the Volvo Ocean Race.
The cruising division of the San Diego to Puerto Vallarta Race will start tomorrow, with additional starts on Friday and Saturday.
Putter about in a small boat or two or three — or as many as you can squeeze in — this Saturday, March 3, at Richmond Yacht Club’s Sail a Small Boat Day.
A few years ago, we wrote about a judgment-free Facebook group called Women Who Sail.
The weather gods have been kind to San Francisco Bay this winter. Besides a few blustery days and the odd raindrop or two it’s been pretty pleasant sailing all winter when there’s been enough wind to sail.
It’s no surprise. We expected this. They’d been on target right out of the gate.
"I’m feeling lucky that I won a shirt! Headed from Santa Rosa to Aptos we stopped in at St.
Checking out the weekend events in our annual Northern California YRA racing calendar, we that noticed this Sunday has just three events on the schedule and all three are at Berkeley Yacht Club!
Randall Reeves had a bad day — a really bad day. Long story short, he is making his way to Australia for repairs.
It’s been a wild ride this week in the RORC Caribbean 600. Seattle’s Greg Slyngstad was racing his Bieker 53 Fujin in the complex 600-mile tour of 11 islands when his catamaran capsized on Monday night close to Saba Island.
The Ocean Cleanup Project, founded by Boyan Slat in the Netherlands in 2013, started as an idea to remove plastic from the world’s oceans and is now becoming a reality on the shores of Alameda.
Schoolchildren of Zihuatanejo gather on the trampoline of Tony and Clare Piazza’s catamaran Picante.
In the coming weeks, dozens of Pacific Puddle Jump boats will make landfall in the Marquesas.
When you ask sailors how their weekend was, you’re likely to hear some interesting stories.
The Pac52 Gladiator digs in on the approach to a spinnaker set. Bowman Matt Cornwell keeps composure.
“We’ve reached our goal.” That’s what Pat McIntosh wrote to tell us after fundraising efforts in Barra de Navidad were completed in last night’s meeting to match up boats and passengers for the boat parade and sail underway this morning.
A reader sent us a snippet the other day about finding plastic ‘decorations’ on the water.
Most of the people enjoying sailing on the coast of Mexico probably don’t know how nice the sailing has been here over the past several weeks.
Hey, it’s February 14. Maybe you heard, or maybe you’re reading this and going, ‘oh shit’, I’d better go buy some damn roses and make reservations.
Coast Guard Station Morro Bay Motor Lifeboat crews arrived on scene to assist this sailboat taking on water.
Edward Stancil, port captain for Peninsula Yacht Club and a resident of the endangered Docktown Marina since 1996, shared the following photo and letter, which he had sent to the city attorney and city council of Redwood City on February 11.
Residents of Nuku’alofa, the capital of Tonga, are now recovering from Cyclone Gita, which blew through on Monday.
How was your weekend? Do you have any photos or a story to tell?
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.
It’s unusual but it happens about once a season: GGYC starts a race from west to east instead of the other way around.
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.
On Monday we ran a video of a mysterious Unidentified Floating Object motoring past the St.