Events
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National Hurricane Center Hosts Webinars for Mariners

On July 9 and 10, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) will be hosting their inaugural, live webinars on weather forecasting geared toward blue water mariners. Participation is free and there is space for up to 250 attendees.
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Latitude Nation: “Happy 4th of July!”

We wish all our readers, and sailors across the country a safe and relaxing weekend. This year more than ever we need to take time out to reflect and relax.
2020 Tahiti Moorea Press Release

Tahiti-Moorea Sailing Rendez-vous Date Change

Put it in your calendar — the 2020 Tahiti-Moorea Sailing Rendez-vous is now scheduled for July 24 - 26. This annual three-day event celebrates cruising sailors' arrival in the French Polynesian islands after a successful ocean crossing.
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Annual ‘Love the Bay Music & Sailing’ Tour Goes Virtual

Local musical artists, Bay Station Band will perform their annual 'Love The Bay Music & Sailing' tour this week, as a virtual event. Almost a decade ago, California-based songwriter/musicians Kwame Copeland and Deborah Crooks combined their love of sailing with their love for music.
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July Racing Preview

During the month of June, a lot of good news crossed the Latitude 38 Racing Desk. Now to figure out whose races are on, and which organizers are still holding off.
Zingara with Belvedere in the background

Islander 36 Summer Sailstice Cruise

Ten family-crewed Islander 36s met under the western span of the Bay Bridge to take a tour of the San Francisco Bay to celebrate Summer Sailstice on June 20.
Malolo sailing

Fiji Opens Up to Cruisers

A bit of good news for cruising sailors out there: The South Pacific island nation of Fiji once again opens its doors to cruising yachts and super-yachts.
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Opti Heavy Weather Goes Virtual

Although St. Francis Yacht Club may not be able to host its signature Opti Heavy Weather Regatta on the Bay, that doesn’t mean the kids can’t race. As with many regattas, this one has moved online.