Two days ago, Francis Joyon and his crew of four set off from Hong Kong to tackle Giovanni Soldini and Maserati’s record time of 36 days and change for the ‘Tea Route’ record from Hong Kong to London.
It only happens in the winter, and that's part of the fun. Setting a spinnaker to head toward the Golden Gate is an unusual experience for many San Francisco Bay racers, but it was all part of a pretty idyllic first weekend of the Corinthian Yacht Club Midwinters.
Last Saturday, the SSS held an on-the-water seminar to demonstrate emergency steering systems. The seminar included a race, for which skippers deployed emergency steering to get around the course.
The Sailing Convention for Women is celebrating its 30th year. Presented by Gail Hine, it will be held on Saturday, February 1, at the Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club in Corona del Mar.
The series will kick off this week exactly 100 days before the start of the N2E with a special presentation by noted offshore yachtsman and America's Cup veteran John Sangmeister.
A few days after the 75th edition of the race concluded and the bulk of the fleet began making their way back to Sydney, a large low-pressure system swept over Tasmania and South Australia, creating nuclear wind conditions in the region.
Members of the Sequoia Yacht Club tackle Latitude 38 on game day.
Among the feature stories in the January issue of Latitude 38 is a Year in Preview. It begins: Our 2020 dance cards are filling up fast with plenty of regattas and events to keep us busy on waters near and far. (Some of these events even conclude with actual post-sail dancing!)
The San Francisco Sailing Science Center held its first fundraising gala in the Ohana Room atop the Salesforce Tower in San Francisco.
We're about to launch into a new year and new decade with lots of sailing ahead. Before we do we wanted to share a look back at the past year.
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