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Sailagram: A Snapshot of July Sailing

By Nicki Bennett | August 2, 2021 |
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By the looks of the photos we received this month, Latitude Nation had a great July on the water.

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In this month's issue we preview the Pacific Cup, cover the Master Mariners Regatta, and share photos and stories of other sailors from near and far. Check it out ...
Open Sailing Series + Youth Champs
The San Diego edition of the West Marine US Open Sailing Series wrapped on June 19 after three days of beautiful racing in the Pacific.
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Magazine Features: July 2022

Pacific Cup Preview– Fulfilling a Pent-Up Desire

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The 21st edition of the Pacific Cup promises to be a brilliant race and an even better party.

Master Mariners Regatta

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We climbed aboard the gaff-rigged steel schooner Freda B and greeted fellow passenger Aldred Chipman, who had retired as owner of Starbuck Canvas in January. (Aldred says he's still doing canvas work part-time in San Francisco.) The rest of the sailors aboard the tall ship were regular crewmembers.

Crissy Field — The Kite Scene

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Sailboats sail, and foilers foil, but wingers go out and play. Those flying kites have the ultimate playground from the beach launch at Crissy Field.

Max Ebb: The Stars Compel

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I haven't brought a sextant on an ocean race in years, thinking that a handheld GPS or three, and a bag of extra alkalines, was all the backup any boat needed. But my skipper felt differently, citing seemingly far-fetched scenarios involving hostile satellite killers, ground-based hackers, electromagnetic pulse attacks, and even coronal mass ejections from the sun.
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