In this month’s issue of Latitude 38, we touched on one of Marin County’s many hidden-in-plain-sight sailing gems.
Dean Barker dominated the 2018 Ficker Cup to win the Grade Two World Sailing regatta and advance to the Congressional Cup, which will start this Wednesday.
We’d never seen it before, but in April’s Sightings, we featured a story about love on the water.
Whether because of the high cost of housing, dreams of sailing away, or a close-to-nature, live-lightly ethos, numerous Bay Area residents find themselves fortunate enough to live aboard sailboats in the Bay Area.
The lights are slowly going out on the Docktown liveaboard community in Redwood City.
Liz Clark last night at St. Francis last night. latitude/Tim
© Latitude 38 Media, LLC "Get vulnerable." That was the parting advice from surfer, singlehanded sailor and now author Liz Clark last night at St.
At the end of March, boats in the so-called ‘Waiting Room’  — the anchorage just outside Marina Puerto Escondido — were given 48 hours to move out.
Delta Doo Dah X (has it been 10 years already? No way!) had a ‘soft’ opening last week, and we invite you to sign up and sail to the California Delta this season.
Yesterday was legendary French circumnavigator Bernard Moitessier’s birthday. Born in Hanoi, Vietnam, in 1925, Moitessier would have been 93 years old (he died in 1994 at the age of 69).
Surfer and solo sailor Liz Clark, who’s currently on tour promoting her new book Swell: A Sailing Surfer’s Voyage of Awakening, will be at the St.
The Yacht Racing Association of San Francisco Bay will present a seminar this Wednesday, April 11, on Preparing Your Boat and Crew for Racing.
It’s always exciting — and inspiring — when someone slips under the Gate, points their bows south, and sails for the South Pacific.
A boat that’s been at the center of controversy for months in Aquatic Park apparently lost its anchor early Thursday morning, ending up against Hyde Street Pier between two historic ships.
It’s not 4/20 yet, but it is 4/06.  The United States Coast Guard will not be celebrating the former, but they are celebrating the latter.
That is the question. For five of the last six years, Richard Spindler, founder of Latitude 38 and the Baja Ha-Ha, has hosted the SoCal Ta-Ta, ‘Reggae ‘Pon Da Ocean’, a Southern California mini version of the Ha-Ha.
What if you went to camp on the water and not on the land?
A few weeks ago, reader Bob Adams asked the question, "Have you seen one of these before?"  "Just what the heck is this thing(?)," asked Bob Adams.
"Everybody talks about the weather," says the Pacific Cup Yacht Club. "You can do something about it." The fifth and final Pacific Offshore Academy leading up to the 20th Pacific Cup race to Hawaii will tackle the tricky topics of weather and navigation.  Record-breaking navigator Stan Honey in action at a POA in 2016, talking about the highs and lows of getting to Hawaii.
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.
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.
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." After Snickers and Gulliver, a parrot, were abandoned by their owners — who had shipwrecked on Fanning Island, Kiribati, in December 2008 — cruisers Robby and Lorraine Coleman contacted Latitude to see if anyone could help.
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 Lotz, commodore of NYYC, said, "America was the first boat to win the Cup in 1851.
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).