It is a mnemonic that, once known, is impossible to forget. It is the simple expression of an important navigational concept: Red, right, returning.
In honor of Sunday's International Women's Day, we wanted to make mention of a few sailors who stand on the mantle of history.
Dennis Maggard sails from the South Bay to anchor in Aquatic Park and attend the Sea Chantey sing at the San Francisco National Maritime Museum.
The National Sailing Hall of Fame's volunteer Selection Committee will consider nominations received by midnight (Pacific Time) on March 31, 2020, for the Induction Class of 2020.
Located in San Diego, Dauntless has been featured on covers and issues of Sailing Magazine, Wooden Boat and Nautical Quarterly.
Richardson Bay is a particularly popular destination for spawning herring, so it's fitting that Sausalito would be home to a herring festival. Herring is quite healthy and delicious smoked or fresh.
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.
When we say "armchair racing," you might picture scooting armchairs around the living room in an attempt to be the first to the holiday gifts. Although that's an amusing visual, this is something to divert your attention when you've had a bit of holiday overload and are ready for a yachty distraction.
In the mid-'70s legendary yacht designer Ron Holland drew up a 40-footer for Belvedere sailor Dave Allen. Holland's then-brother-in-law Gary Carlin built her in 1976 in Florida.
Tucked into the bitter end of the San Rafael Canal is what we can only call an unexpected vessel — a pirate-y looking tall ship that’s a tad out of place against the back alley of the busy Montecito Plaza. More »
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