Back in 1951, Myron Spaulding bought property in Sausalito and started a boatyard that has since become the Spaulding Marine Center.
Team Dongfeng beats upwind on the first evening at sea of Leg 8.
Timeliness, shimeliness. Just over a week ago, Goose Gossman sent us a wrap- up of a Potter Yachter regatta in the North Bay.
There was a lot going on this weekend, so we feel lucky to have braved the traffic on Saturday to drop in on Treasure Island Sailing Center’s Opening Day.
Were you homeschooled on a sailboat while cruising with your family as a kid?
Yes, we know it was a beautiful weekend for sailing and Opening Day.
Last Friday night on the Estuary was short on air movement. More fine weather is expected today, and the afternoon breeze is expected to die in the evening.
For that’s the first moment entries will be accepted for the 2018 Baja Ha-Ha cruiser’s rally from San Diego to Cabo San Lucas.
It’s a busy weekend for sailors in the Bay Area. You’ll find most of our staff at our booth at the Pacific Sail & Power Boat Show, where we’ll be schmoozing and showing off our new swag, the Latitude 38 hoodie.
The boat, not the bird. Mikey Radziejowski goes out on a limb — er, boom — trying to heel California Condor off the mud.
There have been a few developments in the case of ‘that one boat’ at Aquatic Park, a roughly 30-ft trimaran that has been the center of controversy for the last few weeks — or rather, there’s been a case of déjà vu. But
A shocking bit of news came out of western Europe over the weekend as current Vendée Globe champion and Banque Populaire skipper Armel le Cléac’h and a shorthanded crew capsized the brand-new Banque Populaire IX maxi-trimaran west of Morocco and the Strait of Gilbraltar while on a delivery from the team’s base in Lorient, France, to Nice for the boat’s first major regatta.
Martin assembles the WinchRite booth in Richmond’s historic Craneway Pavilion, where Fords were formerly assembled.
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.
“Let me paint a picture. Outside it’s blowing a solid 50 knots and gusting 70-75 in the hail squalls.
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
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© Latitude 38 Media, LLC"Get vulnerable."
A visual treat from Day 2 of racing in Les Voiles de 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).
"I’m going to sail home and start over," Randall Reeves wrote us from Hobart, Tasmania, last night about the fate of the Figure 8 Voyage.
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.
Marina Bay Yacht Harbor, all decked out for the Pacific Sail & Power Boat Show.
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 there was one place where sailors and all of the specialists who support the sport could gather in one place to prepare for the Olympics, kind of like the US Ski Team has in Park City, Utah?