Onboard Vestas/11th Hour Racing after dismasting on Friday. They arrived in Port Stanley, Falkland Islands, on Saturday.©
Jim Cotton sent us this postcard, a little the worse for wear after passing through the hands of the Postal Service.
For those of us with old boats and old sails, you know the sound.
The crews of Capri 25 My Tahoe Too! and Cal 28 Osituki enjoy an evening on the Estuary in an Encinal Yacht Club Twilight race last June.
"I raced against your mother." That’s what Dorian McKelvy told Gordie Nash at Golden Gate Yacht Club during the Seaweed Soup Regatta in San Francisco this winter.
Spring is here and the April issue is out just in time for Easter sailing or a boat project weekend.
On Monday, we posted Jeff Berman’s photo of this tall ship and asked readers to guess her name, homeport and mission.
Today we bring you part 2 of the tale of Snickers, “The world’s most famous cocker spaniel.”
The sailing world was both shocked and deeply saddened on Monday with the development of a tragic man-overboard situation in the Volvo Ocean Race.
In America’s Cup news, the NYYC challenger team has released their branding. The team will be called American Magic. Philip
Because Easter falls on April 1 this year, the coming weekend is light on regattas, but women skippers can still sign up for Island Yacht Club’s Sadie Hawkins Race (full crews, coed OK, this Saturday, on the Estuary, $20 entry fee).
Today’s mystery ship. Click on the photo to enlarge it. Thanks to Jeff Berman for sharing it.
Almost exactly 10 years ago, we told you about a couple named Jerry and Darla Merrow who spent 95 days adrift in the Pacific on their 48-ft motorsailer Darla Jean before it washed up on Fanning Island after leaving Moss Landing.
After suffering brutal Southern-Ocean conditions that led to a slew of damage, Randall Reeves has made a pit stop in Tasmania, and is assessing his options for continuing the Figure 8 Voyage. "Regarding
As the California State Water Board knuckles down on copper loads in our waterways, the largest source and most toxic of pollutants seems to have escaped the government’s attention. Researchers
Bob Adams of the Ericson 35 Escape wrote, "Have you seen one of these before?"
On Sunday, March 18, the San Francisco J/24 Fleet 17 hosted the first in a series of race clinics.
Registration for the 2018 edition of the Singlehanded Transpacific Yacht Race opened in January, and so far 23 boats are signed up.
Years ago, when we gave our two boys and their male cousins permission to explore this cove in BC’s Desolation Sound, we had no idea they would scare the wits out of us by jumping off a 50-ft cliff.
Did you know that tomorrow is World Water Day? In fact, it’s the 25th anniversary of an event designated by the United Nations to draw attention to the importance of water.
Last call in this case is March 30, and the ‘bars’ in question are the harbor entrance bars to Crescent City Harbor, Humboldt Bay, Noyo River and Morro Bay.
What do you do on a Saturday St. Patricks. Why, sail, of course.
Unlike in some other sports, we haven’t heard of any reports of sexual harassment or assault at sanctioned sailboat races.
Winter takes her last breath, as tomorrow is the first day of spring.
A damp moment for the Vestas/11th Hour crew, sailing in the Southern Ocean during Leg 3, Cape Town to Melbourne, of the Volvo Ocean Race.
A team of medical students is conducting a survey to review the illnesses and injuries that sailors encounter while on the water, anchored or moored, and they’re asking for your help.
The 2018 edition of the Mexican Ocean Racing Championships (MEXORC) has just drawn to a close, capping off a few solid weeks of sailing for many of the West Coast’s finest sailors and programs.
How do we know? Besides all of the allergy sneezing, a quick look at the Northern California Racing Calendar shows nine separate events scheduled for Saturday and five more on Sunday.
What’s the only thing better than the waters of San Rafael? The hills of San Rafael, which reveal an amazing, awe-inspiring view of said water.
A few weeks ago we reported on an unfortunate incident near the entrance to the Oakland Estuary.
It seems like yesterday that the Matthew Turner saw a major milestone with the raising of her masts.
Foggy Friday at the Port of Los Angeles Harbor Cup Regatta for 10 collegiate teams sailing matched Catalina 37s.
Aaaaaannnnnnnd here’s your March Caption Contest(!), which will be published in Loose Lips in the April Issue, and will earn the winner a brand-new Latitude 38 T-shirt.
Are these Pacific Puddle Jumpers excited about making the crossing to Polynesia? Oh, just a wee bit.
Latitude 38 reader and Westpoint Harbor supporter Bob Wilson wrote to remind us about the next BCDC meeting concerning West Point Harbor.
These are good days to own a sailboat. Adding to concerns that sea level rise will inundate much of the shoreline, there is mounting concern that, at the same time, the shoreline is sinking into the sea.