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USCG rescues three from capsized vessel

Three Sailors Rescued from Capsized Vessel

The US Coast Guard reported that three people were rescued on Tuesday morning after their sailboat capsized near Treasure Island. Local fire and police departments and an unnamed Good Samaritan helped with the rescue. It is unclear what type of sailboat was involved and why it capsized.
Nets underwater

Great Pacific Garbage Patch Haul

Chartered by the Ocean Voyages Institute of Sausalito, the Kwai departed from Hilo on a voyage to the Garbage Patch to collect ghost nets and other marine debris.
Sam's in Tiburon

Boat in to Outside Dining

The Bay Area is ringed with Boat-In dining locations and many have set up outside, waterfront tables and taken other precautions to help keep you both safe and well-fed.
Robbie Haines at KKMI

National Sailing Hall of Fame’s 2020 Inductees

The National Sailing Hall of Fame will honor the following: James E. Buttersworth, 19th century maritime painter; Sandy Douglass, designer of the Thistle, Highlander and Flying Scot; Robbie Haines…
2020 Tahiti Moorea Press Release

Tahiti-Moorea Sailing Rendez-vous Date Change

Put it in your calendar — the 2020 Tahiti-Moorea Sailing Rendez-vous is now scheduled for July 24 - 26. This annual three-day event celebrates cruising sailors' arrival in the French Polynesian islands after a successful ocean crossing.
2 boats sail past Angel Island

July Racing Preview

During the month of June, a lot of good news crossed the Latitude 38 Racing Desk. Now to figure out whose races are on, and which organizers are still holding off.
Jack Van Ommen onboard the original Fleetwood 2013

Jack Is Back!

Last week we received a letter from Jack Van Ommen saying he is back in Cape Charles, VA after a four-month stint in the Caribbean.