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Students in the pool

Safety at Sea in SoCal

Del Rey Yacht Club in Marina del Rey hosted the first 2019 US Sailing 2-day offshore Safety at Sea seminar on January 12-13. The classroom filled to capacity with 83 entrants. More »
Sailing Science Center rendering

Sailing Science Center Visits StFYC

Max Ebb comes true. In the January issue of Latitude 38, Max Ebb and Lee Helm show up at a prestigious yacht club for a luncheon event promoting the proposed Sailing Science Center. That event really will happen, this Wednesday, at St. Francis YC in the San Francisco Marina.
C'Est La Vie

All Ships Alert, and a GGR Update

The Falmouth Coastguard has issued an 'All Ships Alert' for British singlehanded sailor Robin Davie. His Rustler 36 is now three days overdue on a 300-mile solo voyage across the English Channel.
Richmond Ferry coming sign

Richmond Ferry Service Starts Tomorrow

Good news for sailors, the city of Richmond, the Richmond Yacht Club and the Pacific Sail & Power Boat Show! The San Francisco Bay Ferry’s Richmond-San Francisco service will launch tomorrow, Thursday, January 10, 2019.
Alive

Excitement Builds for 50th Transpac

“The 50th running of the race is a great milestone, and we have an incredible turnout," said John Sangmeister. In addition to the 92 amazing teams listed on the race website, Sangmeister claims to have loose verbal commitments from several others that would push the fleet past the century mark.
Mike Holt and Carl Smit

Californians Leading 5O5 Worlds

While it rains in Northern California this weekend, the sunny, breezy 5O5 World Championship will continue down under in Fremantle, Australia.
Aerial view of the raft-up. Ranger's deck makes a great platform for a party!

Sailing into 2019

Imagine a picture-perfect winter day sandwiched between high-wind advisories and a frost warning. Now realize that this perfect day just happens to fall on January 1. The result is a perfect excuse to get the boat out.
YRA Calendar

Our Calendar vs. Their Calendar

When we got our 2019 planner from the office supply store, we saw that the weekend days are half the size of weekdays. What's up with that?

Rolex Sydney Hobart Update

As of this writing, just 10 yachts have completed the 74th running of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Race. But by the time you’re reading this, boats should be finishing in droves as various classes begin to arrive in Hobart, seemingly in lockstep. More »