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Runoff and debris flowed into the Estuary forcing firefighters to pause their efforts to control the blaze that engulfed the former Cryer & Sons Boatyard building.
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Nonstop Around the World Race
Kevin Escoffier, positioned some 550 miles southwest of Cape Town in the Vendée Globe solo nonstop around-the-world race, has triggered his distress beacon.
Lucky Find in November Issue
As a retired US Army Corps of Engineers LTC, Len was always appreciative of friends sending him new Latitude 38s whenever he was deployed.
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News from the SailGP League
On Monday, SailGP announced an updated schedule for the first half of its second season. The opening events will now happen in Bermuda and Taranto, Italy.
Racing in Goldilocks Conditions
It was almost 'Goldilocks' weather for the Berkeley Midwinters — not too hot, not too cold, but juuust right! The sun was shining, the air was clear and breathable, and there was wind.
Let us bring Latitude to you
Our Shelter-in-Place special is back for the winter. Get Latitude 38 delivered to your home for January, February and March, and sip on whatever you like.
Falling in Love with Changed Plans
The Sunday before we were set to fly to Greece, we were banned from entering the EU. By some miracle, we were able to charter a yacht in Turkey.
Changes in Procedure
A lot of sailors are under the impression that checking into Mexico in Cabo San Lucas is impossible or difficult. There are a few changes in the procedure for checking in there.
Solo Nonstop Round-the-World Race
The Vendée Globe has been further shaped by attrition. Englishman Alex Thomson continues to bleed miles and positions while effecting repairs to his stricken IMOCA 60 Hugo Boss.
New Zealand Gets Ready To Race
The first racing between the teams will be the Prada America's Cup World Series Auckland and Christmas Race coming up on December 17-20.
Before Social Distancing Was Invented
The Baja Ha-Ha celebrates cruising everywhere in Mexico, including racing off Zihua to raise money for Sail Fest.
Positives That Help
The year 2020 will be remembered for several unrelated reasons, but the coronavirus has proved the most daunting for sailboat racing. It has challenged on several fronts…
Nonstop Solo Circumnavigation
Everything is going swimmingly for Whitall Stokes on his route around the world — actually he had to jump in the water to cut a spinnaker off his keel in mid-ocean.
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Racing and Daysailing in the Sunshine
We had about as beautiful a weekend as one could hope for in the middle of November for sailing on San Francisco Bay. Saturday provided good breezes.
Sad End for Anchored Vessel
An anchored boat caught fire in Richardson's Bay last weekend. While there has been no official statement, scuttlebutt alleges the fire was preceded by an explosion.
Crossing Oceans on Canvas
Maritime artist John David Taylor sent us pictures of a couple of his paintings, one of which depicts IDEC SPORT winning the Jules Verne Trophy in 2017.
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America's Cupdate
Just when you thought everyone involved with the America’s Cup in New Zealand was going to “give peace a chance,” it seems like it's a battle on all fronts.
Heading South?
“Light air, heavy air, clouds, sun and tons of fun." This is how Nada Ha-Ha organizer Patsy Verhoeven described the 750-mile passage from San Diego to the tip of the Baja Peninsula.
A Cruising Tale
When David came out dressed for his morning run, I noticed his shirt selection right away and asked, “Do you remember where you got that shirt?” He didn’t.
How Good is That Cover Shot?
With thousands of boats racing, cruising and daysailing between the Delta, San Francisco Bay, Mexico and the South Pacific, the odds seem small that your boat will end up on the cover.
Nonstop Solo Round-the-World Race
The 2020-21 Vendée Globe started on Sunday afternoon off Les Sables-d'Olonne in western France. In most years, the start of the race is impressive, with hundreds of thousands of spectators…
The World Famous L38
It's Caption Contest(!) time! This month we have an interesting, and somewhat scary, photo . . .
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Sailboats Aground
Two sailboats have ended up on the rocks this past week in separate incidents in California.
To Rage or Not to Rage
In mid-October, after a summer of bizarre weather, it was 80-plus degrees and windless at Latitude's satellite office in San Quentin Village. The Bay went completely glassy for almost five days in a row . . .
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Whaley Close Encounters
Two kayakers almost found themselves on the lunch menu while enjoying a peaceful paddle at Avila Beach, CA.
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