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IDEC Sport crew

IDEC Sport Takes on the Tea Route

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.

Hobart to Sydney Deliveries and Carnage

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.
Daniela kiting

Vote for Your Faves

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 Tide at Clipper Harbor flooded

Beware the King Tides

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 »
picking up the Knox buoy at Easom

Saved by Easom and the Army Corps of Engineers

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.