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.
Latitude Nation — Just a reminder that tomorrow night at 6 p.m., Sausalito’s City Council and Planning Commission will hold a special joint meeting to discuss land use and growth management, community design and cultural preservation. More »
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.
On Tuesday, January 14, at 6 p.m., there will be a special joint meeting of the Sausalito City Council and the planning commission to discuss the General Plan, Sausalito’s vision for future growth. More »
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.
King Tides ‘King Tides’ are coming to California on January 10-12 and February 8-9. “Add in the runoff from winter rains and you will be walking up the gangway to your boat,” comments North Bay sailor Pat Broderick, a frequent contributor to Latitude 38. More »
The San Francisco Sailing Science Center held its first fundraising gala in the Ohana Room atop the Salesforce Tower in San Francisco.
Three sailors were rescued on Sunday after a joint operation by the Coast Guard and two good Samaritans on commercial vessels who retrieved the crew of the 42-ft sailing vessel Coco Haz III. More »
Buoys, whether on the ocean or the Bay, are ravaged by big tidal flows, big waves and occasional bumps by boats large and small, and sit in a corrosive saltwater environment. The combination of forces exerted on buoys means that they are sometimes dislodged from their positions, sometimes to be found lying on a Bay shore or sometimes never seen again.
It’s windy. And it’s gonna rain. Rapidly spreading crappy weather with a high chance for dreary later today. More »
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