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Crossing the Atlantic in Ones and Twos
After more than 12 days of racing in the 15th edition of the Transat Jacques Vabre from France to the Caribbean, the top boats in each division are now entering the home stretch.
Just the Facts, Please
With the release of the Protocol for the 37th America’s Cup by Emirates Team New Zealand and INEOS Britannia we have learned a lot and really very little at the same time.
Cruising with Whales
The weather was perfect: 75 degrees, plenty of sunshine, and light, variable breeze, though we did have to head offshore to find enough to fill the sails.
Sharing Sailors' Stories
John Taussig is a paramedic, USCG 50-Ton Master License holder, adventure sailor, and executive director for Backcountry Medical Guides. He’s been an EMT and paramedic professional for 20 years and is a lifelong sailor.
Mexico on Display
The 130-ish boats in the 27th Baja Ha-Ha have scattered. But here we take a look back at the rally down the Baja peninsula.
Smooching in the Sand and Surf
Channeling Burt Lancaster and Deborah Kerr from the 1950s movie 'From Here to Eternity', the Poobah gently threw his future wife down on the sand, embraced her, and passionately kissed her as he rolled her into the breaking surf.
Stories of a Boat Building Legend
Today, November 15, is the first anniversary of Catalina Yachts founder Frank Butler's passing. Frank's son Dave wrote to us to share some memories of his dad.
Update on Delevopment
Treasure Island Mobility Management Agency is holding a Virtual Open House on November 17, 2021, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. to discuss proposed rates, discounts, and hours for the Treasure Island toll.
Mexico Welcomes the Fleet
The Mexico navy made their presence known and boarded a few boats. They are always a little intimidating with their automatic weapons, but also always polite.
Tuning-in to Sailing Stories
In this week's Good Jibes, hear how Chip became the proud owner of Merlin, the changes he’s made since buying her, his impressions of the Rolex Big Boat Series, just how fast the boat is, and his new book Mavericks & Merlins.
HIgh-Speed Ocean Racing
As of this writing the fleet is now very spread out with the fastest trimarans rumbling south in a moderate northerly flow in the Portuguese trades, while the slower monohulls are sailing in the Bay of Biscay in relatively light air.
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Being Prepared for the Worst
After one more sprint, I realize that I'll never catch my gear and stop to rest. There are two hours of daylight left, so I start swimming.
The West Coast's Sailing in Pictures
October was jam-packed and felt as if it flew by. It kicked off with Fleet Week and finished off with the Baja Ha-Ha Kick-Off Party, with lots of great sailing in between.
Mexico Here We Come!
The Baja Ha-Ha fleet was ready to rock as they gathered for the skippers' meeting and costume kick-off party prior to Monday's departure for Cabo.
A Question about Life on the Water
Laws about anchoring out have long been on the books, but have gone unenforced, and the reality on the water and in shoreside communities has remained in a kind of stasis, some would say a quagmire.
The Latest in Weather Forecasts
NOAA advised that its offshore and high seas gridded forecasts for the Pacific Basin transitioned from experimental to operational on October 28, 2021.
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