Racing
IDEC Sport crew

IDEC Sport Takes on the Tea Route

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.
Alerion 38 Another Girl

Corinthian Yacht Club Midwinters Were All Backward

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.
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.
Start of the N2E

Newport to Ensenada Race Seminars

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.
InfoTrack

Hobart to Sydney Deliveries and Carnage

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.
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!)
Daniela kiting

Vote for Your Faves

Several California sailors have made the shortlist for US Sailing's 2019 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year, and fans can now vote for their favorites.
Yellow Bluff crowd

An Old Latitude War Story

Back in the '80s or '90s, I went out on .38 Special, Latitude 38's first Bertram 25 photo boat, to shoot a race that used the Yellow Bluff buoy as a mark. As I knew the fleet would be pounding up there soon, I headed there directly from our Sausalito berth.