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Good Reads from the L38 Book Store
Jack London sailed the Bay in the late 1800s as part of the local Fish Patrol with a mission of preventing overfishing. Despite these early, failed attempts to save the vibrant ecosystem, the tide appears to be slowly turning as some species return.
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From fiction to nonfiction, classics to underground favorites, history and how-to's, navigating and maintenance, racing and cruising, triumph, tragedy and the joys of cruising, there is something for every sailor and every season.
The World Famous L38
Ouch! Here's this month's Caption Contest(!). No need for us to say anything; the comments will say it all.
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In Bahia Santa Maria
The Baja Ha-Ha started on Monday, October 31, in perfect conditions that have only gotten better. Fresh breezes, fresh fish and warming air have made it all an idyllic year to be sailing the Ha-Ha.
Behind the Lens
When West Coast sailor Louis Kruk captured a photo worthy of the Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image contest and exhibition, he also caught on camera the aftermath of the moment.
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Online Yacht Auction of 1985 Ocean Alexander 70. Online bidding starts Tuesday, November 8, 2022. Panoramic tour and extensive photo gallery available at www.WestAuction.com.
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Online Yacht Auction of 1985 Ocean Alexander 70. Online bidding starts Tuesday, November 8, 2022. Panoramic tour and extensive photo gallery available at www.WestAuction.com.
Sailors' Stories
Jeanne is the oldest person to sail solo nonstop unassisted around the world via the Southern Ocean’s Five Great Capes, and is also the first woman to sail solo nonstop unassisted around the world from North America.
Sailing In Pictures
We love the sailing community! You guys are awesome and we appreciate the photos you send us each month. Check out October's Sailagram photos. 
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Online Yacht Auction of 1985 Ocean Alexander 70. Online bidding starts Tuesday, November 8, 2022. Panoramic tour and extensive photo gallery available at www.WestAuction.com.
Channel Surfing
We will take this seasonal moment to contemplate the Channel Islands, and the mainland cities near them, as if we were back in 2020 when the "staycation" offered sailors self-isolated silver linings at local destinations.
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Online Yacht Auction of 1985 Ocean Alexander 70. Online bidding starts Tuesday, November 8, 2022. Panoramic tour and extensive photo gallery available at www.WestAuction.com.
East West Rendezvous
Last week we posted images of some of the many West Coast connections we met at the Annapolis Boat Show. We thought we'd pass on a few more of the friends you might recognize.