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Year in Review

On Friday we’ll close out 2017 with the delivery of the January issue of Latitude 38. We thought we’d take a moment to remember all the good times from the past year. If you want to travel back in time or catch up on what you missed click on any of the covers below. You can pick up the January edition at your favorite waterfront location on Friday.

We started the year relaxing in southern latitudes under a big, green chute on a warm day with gentle breezes. 

© 2017 Lewis Allen
J/105s checking the line and looking for which way the wind blows. 

© 2017 Martha Blanchfield
Some of the 300+ Three Bridge Fiasco participants searching for breeze on a Bay famous for its wind, strong currents and harsh conditions. You wouldn’t have known it last January 28th. 

© 2017 Leslie Richter
Jim DeWitt sailed onto the cover with one of his dramatic paintings of sailing the Bay. 

© 2017 Jim DeWitt
Think small. The annual Bullship race taking El Toros across the Bay from Sausalito to San Francisco started in calm conditions, then ghosted along the Sausalito waterfront.

© 2017
Green Buffalo leads Azure as the Great Vallejo Race enters San Pablo Bay. Our new editor, Tim Henry, captured the scene.

©2017Latitude 38 Media, LLC
As fast as a Maserati — almost. The foiling trimaran Maserati spent time on the Bay treating us and prospective clients to a ride before heading south to compete in the Transpac in a tight race with Phaedo3 and Mighty Merloe. One rudder was smashed underway, and Mighty Merloe, sailed spectacularly by Loïck Peyron, went on to win.

© 2017 Roxanne Fairbairn
There’s nothing like sailing the Bay. Iolani went on a two-year Pacific circuit, Baja Ha-Ha, Pacific Puddle Jump, island hopping and more before returning to sail San Francisco Bay.

©2017Latitude 38 Media, LLC
Nice not to be commuting. Rolex Big Boat Series participants found traffic on the Bay but much less of it and much more fun.  

© 2017 Sharon Green / Rolex


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All these months of fabulous sailing mean lots of time in the sun.