The December issue is out today, and, as usual, it's packed with stories of sailors busy at their favorite pastime.
Tapio Lehtinen took to his liferaft when his Gaia 36 sank.
It is anticipated a memorial service will take place in February.
On Saturday, James Harden DeWitt passed away at the age of 92. He was a giant in the Bay Area sailing world as a racer, sailmaker and painter, a true Renaissance man who wore his passions on his sleeve.
The proposed Chumash Heritage National Marine Sanctuary stretches along 152 miles of coastline adjacent to San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties.
The floodgates are opening in Guadeloupe, with IMOCA 60 monohulls finishing in rapid succession.
An appeal to NZ's Ministry of Immigration, which was supported by many of the local marine businesses, was declined.
Two of the Route du Rhum race organizers have tragically passed away.
Van Ommen says his next challenge is to recover his expenses from the seller, who, by previous accounts, knowingly misrepresented the condition of the boat.
The first two finishers have arrived in Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe, in the 12th edition of the prestigious Route du Rhum singlehanded Transatlantic race.
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