COVID-19 Sailing
Marina Coral Ensenada

An Update for Boats in Mexican Marinas

Fito Espinosa, harbormaster at Marina Coral in Ensenada, sent us this update from Neil Shroyer of Marina de La Paz, president of the Mexico Marina Association, on the current situation in Mexican marinas: “Yesterday, Sunday the 29th, Mexico’s Maritime authority issued Directive #13 to all Port Captains in Mexico, informing them that they may not authorize the clearance or departure of passenger vessels for hire (Mexican- and foreign-flagged) that operate with Nautical Tourism permits (charter, tours, diving, sport fishing, whale watching, sunset cruises, etc.). More »
Wednesday night beer can

April Racing Preview — or Not!

Normally in this slot we would post a look ahead to next month's racing calendar highlights. Instead, we'll continue with the updates we've been filing since that fateful Friday the 13th.
Island Girl with red spinnaker

The Latest from the YRA and More

As far as the Coast Guard is concerned, as long as there are active shelter-in-home orders in place, marine event permits are nullified.
Banshees sailing on the lake

Tokyo Olympics Among Events Postponed

"The IOC President and the Prime Minister of Japan have concluded that the Games of the XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo must be rescheduled to a date beyond 2020 but not later than summer 2021."
Quiet Bay

Getting Outdoors on the Quiet Bay

Unlike the traffic jams on the highways leading to beaches over the weekend, San Francisco Bay was remarkably uncrowded. Social distancing? No problem out here!