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Caption Contest(!)

Here’s your January Caption Contest(!). The winner — who will be the owner of a new Latitude 38 T-shirt — will be published in the February issue’s Loose Lips. Good luck! More »

Youth Sailing Opportunities

Jack London started sailing San Francisco Bay at age 14. He borrowed money to buy his own boat, the Razzle Dazzle, and became an oyster pirate. Fortunately, for Bay Area families, numerous opportunities still abound for learning to sail the Bay — without resorting to piracy! More »

Whatever Floats Your . . . Boat?

Apparently, strapping motors to furniture is kind of a thing, has been for, like, a while, and is even celebrated at an annual international festival (more on that in a bit). More »
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?

Twelve Months, in Review

With the 12 months of 2018 nearly complete, this is a great moment for a look back at the 12 covers of Latitude 38 in 2018. It's easy to see why this was a great year for sailors.

January Issue and 2019 Calendar Out Today

“What in the world is that thing?” Max Ebb asked Lee Helm. “Upwind Intuition,” Lee Helm grinned. “This is a hands-on device to address the first fundamental intuitive leap that new sailors have to take. More »

A Year in Caption Contest(!)s

Thanks to everyone for making another year of the World Famous Latitude 38 Caption Contest(!) such a whopping, quippy success. As many of you know, our expert panel of judges from across the world — who are recruited from the best comedy clubs, sitcoms and raucous bars known to humankind — select one winner and 10 runners up every month. More »