Pacific Coast Yachting Association Award
Dick Loomis, aka Mr. Fun, has won a posthumous award from the Pacific Coast Yachting Association for his amazing ability to bring people together to have fun on and around the water.
World Famous L38
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Proposal Concerns Sailing Community
The Treasure Island Sailing Center is asking people to write their San Francisco Board of Supervisors representative and urge them to vote no on the proposed TI toll.
FOREVER IS A LONG TIME
Safeway is one of many sources of ocean plastics. Sailors and everyone are asked to shop wisely.
Every Piece Helps
A ferry service turned into a cleanup mission when Edward Stancil saw how much trash was on the Shell Beach foreshore.
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Research Team Succeeds
Sir Ernest Shackleton's famed ship 'Endurance' has been found, almost 107 years after she sank in the Weddell Sea.
Sailing for Your Ears
Ron Geiger has lived on sailboats for over 25 years. He grew up visiting the cove that bears his family name and has since traveled over 50,000 nautical miles.
Walder boom brake is an essential safety device that ensures the indispensable protection of your crew and equipment.
Match Racing Series Continues
The California Dreamin’ Series St. Francis Yacht Club Stop took place on March 5-6 under bluebird skies.
The Working Waterfront Is At Risk
'A Tour of Sausalito’s Marinship: A Working Waterfront at Risk' is screening at the Sausalito Library this coming Friday.
Estuary Racing at Its Finest
Once again a weekend of sailing on San Francisco Bay or the Estuary turns out right.
Teaching the Pure Love of Sailing
A non-racing junior program has won the Garrett Horder Memorial Trophy, in part because it teaches the pure love of sailing instead of competition.
KKMI is looking for "boat people" to fill several positions.
SIXTEEN BALLOONS IN ONE DAY!
It takes a village, a crew, a marina, or sailors to help clean up the oceans.
Thar' She Rests
A new expedition is underway to locate Shackleton's ship 'Endurance,' almost 100 years after the ship sank in the Weddell Sea.
Could the Boat Have Been Saved?
While mourning the loss of one of their own, the Bodega Bay fishing community is angry at what they consider to be another unnecessary wrecked boat.
A New Kind of Post-it Note
Signing up on the crew list may just change your life. Printing and posting our QR code Crew List flyer may just change someone else's life.
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2021 US Sailing Rolex Yachtsman/woman
Nicole Breault of San Francisco and Daniela Moroz of Lafayette are two of the three finalists for US Sailing’s 2021 Rolex Yachtswoman of the Year award.
Training on and off the Water
"Calling all would-be, green, or rusty match racers of the Bay Area!"
Winners Are Grinners
We love hearing from 'Latitude 38' fans, and it's even better when we find out they've won some 'Latitude 38' swag.
SCENES FROM WAYBACK
Historical San Francisco waterfront photos shot on glass plates by D. H. Wulzen Jr.
Hear how to recover and come back stronger from a major collision, figure out and achieve your career goals, keep the joy in sailing, and much more.
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SAILORS ACROSS THE COUNTER
You bump into sailors in all the best places. Especially when in search of help for boat projects.
Considerations for the Baja Bash
Baja California is notorious for strong northwesterly winds, making northbound transits to the US challenging in the spring.
Did you get out sailing in February? It has been an incredible spring for many sailors.
NINE DECADES OF SAILING
Commodore Warwick Tompkins starts another decade in fine form on the Sausalito waterfront.
Get Ready for the Good Reads
The March issue of 'Latitude 38' is out tomorrow, just ahead of the extended daylight hours for sailing!
Registrations are open now! The challenge is to maintain speed through the shadow of Angel Island, find the best combination of wind and current past the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge and East Brother Light Station, and then avoid the mud shoals on the east side of San Pablo Bay.
Look, but Don't Touch?
Waterfront development pressures continue to crowd out sailing but Alameda gives a nod to sailing on its city website.
Regattas Coming Up in March
Weekend Regattas in California; Early Beer Cans Get Rolling; South of the Border
Stephen M. Pitts Memorial Opti Regatta
Del Rey Yacht Club ran their annual Stephen M. Pitts Memorial/SCYA Midwinters Optimist Regatta.
Checking Your Equipment
On April 20, disposable (non-rechargeable) and rechargeable units that are more than 12 years past their manufacture date will need to be replaced.
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Simplicity on the Water
There's something about traditional yachting that always stirs the heart.
The Last Installment
Issues of water quality, damage to the Bay floor, and the housing crisis collide to create a difficult but necessary debate.
Hot Off the Press
What if you go to your usual magazine distributor and find they're all out of 'Latitude 38s? Or what if you don't have time to go get one?
Yacht Racing on San Francisco Bay
Weekend #4 of the Berkeley Yacht Club Midwinters was as good as winter racing on San Francisco Bay gets — but it did not start out that way.
The Sounds of Sailing
Olivia is an award-winning filmmaker, TV producer, writer, and USCG 50-Ton Master-certified captain with over 20,000 nautical miles of offshore sailing experience.
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Culture and History on Show
In 2021, the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park surpassed a visitation milestone of 125 million accumulated recreation visits since its establishment in 1988.
The Story Continues
As the end of the anchor-out era on Richardson Bay approaches, Tim Henry delves into the facts and hearsay of the long-running debate.
Start 'em Young
You just can't start sailing too young.
Two-Weekend Regatta Wraps Up
Signing up for midwinter racing adds that extra level of commitment for you and your crew to get the boat out sailing in the winter.
Rules Matter, But ...
Maybe my club's race chair thought that my age and demeanor would give the appearance of wisdom and integrity — but it would only be appearance.
Discover San Francisco Bay and all that inspires those of us who live or visit here.
A Salty Event For Sailors
It's a classic event steeped in the tradition and culture of the Port Townsend maritime community. With the help of local sponsors, the event is free, and all sailboats are welcome, regardless of class or size.
When we started reporting on the latest developments on Richardson Bay in August 2021, we were compelled to compare the Bay Area's protracted conflict over anchor-outs to the then-ending war in Afghanistan: A decades-long intervention into a historically ungovernable region was coming to a conclusion, and in some ways, we seemed to end exactly where we'd started.
What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
Beach the boat, clean the bottom, and sail away. What could possibly go wrong?
Thinking Outside the Box
The Resourceful Sailor looks outside the standard tool box to find creative ways of removing chainplate bolts.
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Feasting and Fun
Sausalito Community Boating Center's 9th annual Herring Festival is online and in person, with a full menu at Spinnakers, a silent auction, and raffles.
What Would You Do?
How much is too much? At what point do wealth and the trappings of success become excessive, extravagant and extreme?