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There’s trouble brewing in paradise. Hurricane Lane is traveling outside the ‘normal’ lanes of travel for Pacific hurricanes, which generally stay south of the Hawaiian Islands.
The 2018 Golden Globe Race is nearing the first of the Great Capes, and the fleet is sitting in every different type of weather imaginable, from placid wind to the first hints of the Roaring 40s.
Tom Lueck’s Stockton-based Sir Leansalot is a heavily raced Hunter 40. latitude/Chris
© Latitude 38 Media, LLCLatitude 38 readers are no doubt familiar with the Delta Ditch Run, a usually/mostly downwind race from Richmond to Stockton.
Chris Lewis’s Catalina 42 Carmelita disappears in a trough on the Potato Patch while racing up to Drake’s Bay on Saturday.
Has anyone ever heard of the Treasure Island-class sailboat? The design was a hard-chined and possibly plywood 21- to 23-footer.
On Wednesday, a sneak peek of the documentary We the Voyagers will be screened at the San Francisco Yacht Club.
The practice race fleet at the I-14 Worlds approaches the weather mark. © 2018 Richmond Yacht ClubThe motto of the International 14 Worlds is "When you were little, did you run with scissors?
Welcome to Bradford Island! © Rob SesarThe Delta Doo Dah X cruising rally’s last official event of the season was held on August 11 at Bradford Island.
Our recent story of the simple pleasures of sailing our 22-ft 1964 Ensign, Solvogn, on the coast of Maine inspired Chris Maher to write in about his ‘new’ Ensign, Rubicon, which he and wife Sheila now have ‘berthed’ in their driveway in Walnut Creek.
Last night, we received the following letter from Greg Clark, who keeps his Cal 25 Lucky Duck at Brandy Creek Marina on Whiskeytown Lake, near Redding, California. "The
Jillian Cripps and her mom, Gig Kerr, paddled an inflatable Sea Eagle kayak in Owl Harbor’s Dinghy Poker Run.
Since its inception, San Francisco has been a destination for people in search of gold.
If you’ve followed the Ronstan Bridge to Bridge over the last 20 years, you know you can make it from Vista Point in Sausalito to Yerba Buena Island faster than the fastest Uber driver.
After years of complaints about overzealous excessive, confusing and unfair and enforcement, on Wednesday, the state of California  approved a request from a bipartisan coalition of state legislators to audit the Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC).
We received the following letter from Bob Adams: "You can recycle paint, car batteries and prescription drugs at the point of sale, so why can’t we do the same with expired flares?
There was a big splash in the Pacific Northwest at the end of July, as the new 65-ft O’Neill Sea Odyssey catamaran was launched at Schooner Creek Boat Works.
In July, the California Department of Water Resources sent out the following press release: "The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) today released a Draft
Supplemental Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement (EIR/EIS) for California WaterFix.
Twenty-six women on seven Cal 20 keelboats with sails of varying colors like yellow, red, turquoise and orange raced with determination, warrior-like skill, and competitive spirit on July 28 in the first-ever Take the Tiller Women Sailing Regatta sponsored by the Half Moon Bay Yacht Club.
Don’t get us wrong, we love the Bay Area. When we moved here years ago, we knew that we were going to get some serious heavy-weather sailing experience.
On Friday, the Kauai Channel Race saw 14 boats sail some 100 miles downwind from the Kaneohe Yacht Club on the east shore of Oahu to the Nawiliwili Yacht Club on Kauai. Taking
The following dispatches come from J/World’s Paul Martson, who was reminded why the Atlantic is not the Pacific, and why the Pacific is so darn appealing.
Latitude Nation, another weekend is upon us. For those of you who didn’t play hooky during the week, we hope you get to stretch your legs on the water over the next few days — and don’t forget to send us your stories and photos.
The Pacific Northwest sailing rag 48° North, based in Seattle, has been for sale for a while, as owners Richard Hazelton and Michael Collins want to retire.
A team of four race to repack a twisted spinnaker. © Fred FagoSaturday’s YRA race out to Point Bonita finished down the Estuary and ended at a party hosted by Encinal Yacht Club.
Do you have the midsummer reading blues? Have you devoured all the novels you’d been saving since winter for those lazy summer days when you were on the hook and able to kick back with some serious reading material?
While summers in San Francisco are known for cool, brisk and foggy breezes, the coast of Maine is just about the opposite — except for the fog part.
In Monday’s ‘Lectronic Latitude, we ran a preview of some upcoming races. Our list was not meant to be all-inclusive, but after that post we did hear from readers about a couple of events that missed getting into our Calendar entirely.