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We’ve all seen them. Wandering the waterfront, it’s fairly common to come across forlorn-looking vessels sorely in need of TLC.
We’d like to welcome two new sailors to our West Coast Circumnavigators’ List: Jack van Ommen and Julie Spencer.
When you’re a boat owner, it’s inevitable that at some point (and usually when you least expect it) your DIY skills will be put to the test.  
The eighth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race has drawn to a dramatic close in Newport, Rhode Island, with Team MAPFRE capping off a stunning comeback that saw them move up from fifth to first place in the final 24 hours.
Is it because it’s the 25th annual, or is it, as always, just a great idea to set a date to sail south in the fall that 82 boats signed up in the first 48 hours since the Baja Ha-Ha registration opened at noon on Wednesday?
Way back in December 2017, we asked, "What’s your best temporary fix," or something that you MacGyvered while underway, far from the comfort of a boatyard, chandlery or docks full of sailors’ brains to pick?
An event coming up this week escaped inclusion our May Calendar, but we hope this mention will get to you in time to attend a special event at Spaulding Marine Center in Sausalito this Thursday, May 10, 7-9 p.m.
There’s so much crap on my boat that taking it all out, piling it on deck, then shoving it below again reminds me of a posse of clowns getting out of a VW Bug at the circus.
There’s often a lot of bluster about growing sailing, so it’s a welcome sight to see a new community program join the Bay Area’s collection of dedicated sailing programs.
Over the past 24 hours the 11-boat fleet of Clipper Round the World racers has been slowly making its way south outside the Golden Gate in the 4,100-mile leg from Seattle to Panama.
The IC37 was designed purposely for the Rolex New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup, sailed in odd years in Newport, Rhode Island.
On a recent trip back East, San Francisco Bay Area racer and Latitude 38 advertiser Chris Boome, who is well versed at rounding marks in the Bay’s notoriously tricky currents, noticed one mark in strong currents that no one should ever attempt to round.
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, LLCWhen 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.