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As we cracked open the pages of the just-delivered May issue of Latitude 38 we were concurrently reminded that the question posed in Sightings regarding the possibility of running the 7th annual SoCal Ta-Ta had already been answered.
We now bring you photos from Saturday’s downwind leg of the Great Vallejo Race, as seen from a healthy distance aboard a 24-ft cruising boat under sail trying to get as close to the action as possible without getting in the way. 
They’re off! Again. The 11 boats in the current Clipper Around the World Race, the most accessible circumnavigation race to the average sailor, started off Seattle yesterday under partly cloudy skies and light winds.
C420s raced in the Elvstrom Zellerbach Regatta out of StFYC over the weekend.
Hey! Wait up! Where’s everybody going? Why, to Vallejo, of course. latitude/Tim
© Latitude 38 Media, LLC When registration closed on Thursday, the YRA was showing 164 boats signed up for this weekend’s Great Vallejo Race.
The issue of development in Clipper Cove is coming to a head, as the San Francisco Board of Supervisors has scheduled a hearing on the resolution to protect the Cove for this Monday, April 30, at 1:30 p.m.
On the night of April 29, 2006, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputy Russell Perdock plowed into an O’Day 27 on Clear Lake, killing passenger Lynn Thornton.
As winter draws to a close on another solid California ski season, we want to take a moment to ask what might be the no-brainer-est question of all time: Do all sailors like to ski?
Back in 1951, Myron Spaulding bought property in Sausalito and started a boatyard that has since become the Spaulding Marine Center.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).