Reader Submission: Sunsets

Reader Lee Panza snapped two amazing photos off Oyster Point on New Year’s Day.

© 2018 Lee Panza

"The first sunset of 2018," he wrote us. We are clearly off to a good start. Happy New Year everyone, and thanks for reading ‘Lectronic Latitude. And remember, if you have a good photo or story you want us to share, please send them here

© 2018 Lee Panza

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When would you set sail for the South Pacific Islands? If you’re one of the more than 80 boats already signed up for the 2018 Pacific Puddle Jump the answer would be this January to April, meaning there’s a slim chance there will be any close maneuvering on the ‘starting line’ which stretches almost 4,000 miles from Southern California to Panama.
Back in the ’90s, I was working at the Navy Sailing Center in Point Loma on an especially windy weekend, keeping an eye on the renters (15 knots being a really big deal in San Diego).