General Sailing

Catching Up With Out The Gate Sailing

It’s been a while since we’ve checked in with our friend Ben Shaw, host of the Out The Gate Sailing podcast. Just last night, Shaw posted an episode featuring one of our favorite themes: young people with old boats. More »
View from Surprise's cockpit

Emergency Rudder Race

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 Rescue of ‘Green Dragon’ off Mexico, Part 3

When we left them on Monday, Jessica and Jim Lockfeld, who were transiting between La Paz and Mazatlan around the New Year, had just managed to get the crew of the floundering Green Dragon 2, Gary and Rosalie Green, onboard during a rescue on the proverbial dark and stormy night. More »
Women aboard at the dock

Sailing Convention for Women Turns 30

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 Rescue of ‘Green Dragon’ off Mexico, Part 2

Readers — On Friday, Jessica Lockfeld began recounting the rescue of the crew of Green Dragon 2. At the beginning of January, Jessica and her husband Jim were transiting from La Paz to Mazatlan aboard their Tartan 38 Hajime when they got a mayday call, and were told the Mexican Navy was on the way. More »
Express 27 Shenanigans

The Year in Preview (Q1)

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!)