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Tropical Storm Bears down on La Paz

It seems that Harvey is not the only storm of note in the Northern Hemisphere at the moment. We’re receiving early reports that a tropical storm is headed for La Paz in Baja California, Mexico. 

Multiple storms making (or threatening to make) landfall in North America. Tropical Storm 14 is projected to hit La Paz late Thursday evening.  

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The National Hurricane Center says that Tropical Cyclone Fourteen is projected to crawl up the Baja peninsula over the next few days, with landfall projected on Thursday evening. Winds in La Paz are forecast to reach up to 50 miles an hour by late Thursday and early Friday, according to

If you are in the La Paz area and can safely correspond with us about the warnings, preparations and conditions as the storm approaches, please let us know.

Our best wishes to everyone in Mexico. Please stay safe.   


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Yesterday, the Santa Cruz 50 Bay Wolf — a charter boat operated by Captain Kirk San Francisco Sailing — was returning to Sausalito from San Francisco after dropping off their guests at Pier 40, when they heard a call on Channel 16.
As we look forward to Labor Day Weekend, we see that the Folkboat International Regatta continues at Corinthian YC through Friday; the 75th Windjammers Race from San Francisco to Santa Cruz will start on Friday.
Editor’s Note: A picture has been removed from this posting because it was brought to our attention that it was either a fake, or from a different storm entirely.