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Calling All Sailor Chicks

A few years ago, we wrote about a judgment-free Facebook group called Women Who Sail. Since that 2015 ‘Lectronic Latitude article, the group has grown from an impressive 6,000 members to an astonishing 14,575 — all women who sail, want to sail or have sailed. More »

A Look Back at 2013

The new year is a time for reflection and fresh starts. Every January we reflect on the top stories of the previous year in our Year In Review feature, but we also like to tip our hats to a handful of the year’s top sailing stories here in ‘Lectronic. More »

New Pardey Biography

Old pal and former Latitude coworker Herb McCormick has spent the last few years working on a biography of ‘the first couple of cruising’, Lin and Larry Pardey, and the final product has just been released. More »

Flare Demo Tonight

The Coasties from Station Bodega Bay will conduct a free public flare demo and training session tonight at 5 p.m. at mile marker 23 at the mouth of the Russian River in Jenner. More »

Solo TransPac Sail Seminar

Racers are gearing up for the June 28 start of the Singlehanded TransPac, a 2,120-mile race from San Francisco Bay to Hanalei Bay on the idyllic Hawaiian island of Kauai. To aid in their prep, the race committee has scheduled monthly seminars on a variety of topics that would help any sailor with their trip across the Pacific, and luckily the entire series is free and open to the general public. More »

Burial at Sea

"Everyone says Sausalito is a boating community, but I had no idea how much until the other day," said a librarian friend who was working at the Sausalito Library recently. "A woman called wondering about the legality of burial at sea." More »

MIni Transat Breaks Records

The Mini Transat is all about history and broken records. From the classic races of the past to constant technical innovation to the heroes of today achieving their first victories, only one thing is for certain when the Transat starts: anything can happen. More »

Lighted Boat Parade Schedule

Ho! Ho! Ho! Get your holiday spirit by watching — or better yet, joining — one of the Bay Area’s many lighted boat parades! latitude/Annie
© Latitude 38 Media, LLC It’s that time of year again, folks! More »
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C:Drive Found Adrift

We’re sad to report that Greg Stephanoff’s Catalina 42 C:Drive was found adrift in the Pacific with no sign of Stephanoff. The 60-year-old Honolulu sailor was last seen leaving the Ala Wai on October 3 bound for Hanalei Bay on Kauai.  More »