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Take a Glimpse at San Francisco’s New Skyline

By John Arndt | October 18, 2021 |
San Francisco skyline

How many times has nature altered your eye’s perception and sculpted an image that is out of the ordinary?

Meet the Sailors Sailing to Mexico
More than 200 sailors have been migrating south through the Channel Islands and Southern California for the 27th Baja Ha-Ha, which departs on November 1!
Environmental Catastrophes Continue
As investigations continue regarding the recent oil spill in Southern California, a container ship in the Pacific Northwest has been battling a fire.
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Magazine Features: October 2021

Rolex Big Boat Series

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St. Francis Yacht Club's Rolex Big Boat Series had a full bucket: bone-chilling wind, the ubiquitous fog, drizzle, gusts and shifts, blowing mist, calms, sparkling sun, rainbows, puffy clouds, ebb chop and sea spray.

Delta Doo Dah Lucky 13

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How lucky are we? We're lucky to have the vast California Delta right out our back door. Lucky to have such a lightly populated playground so close to the crowded and hectic San Francisco Bay Area.

Baja Ha-Ha — Back to the Future

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The list of participants has only lengthened since we published the profiles of a few of the growing 2021 fleet of Baja Ha-Ha ralliers in our September issue. It's an impressive crowd of 190 boats planning to sail in company from San Diego to Cabo as the vast majority make the Ha-Ha a first step in a longer-term adventure.

College or Sailing to Hawaii?

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Bella Siegrist and Tyler Savage were completing high school and planning to attend college in Bend, Oregon, when suddenly, the world shut down due to COVID-19. The 19-year-old students had the option to attend online classes from their home in San Diego or to wait out the pandemic and find something else to do in the meantime.

Max Ebb — Spinnaker School

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The sound of splintering wood got my attention — but there wasn't enough wind for a hard docking on this calm and clear morning. Only a slight hint of a sea breeze, promising a cool afternoon that would keep the marina comfortable despite the high-temperature warnings posted for later in the day.

Racing Sheet

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This edition we race to the North Bay with the YRA Great Vallejo Race and the Jazz Cup. Then we head to the Cityfront for the combo Santa Cruz 27 Nationals, Aldo Alessio and Phyllis Kleinman Swiftsure Cup. Offshore destinations include the Drake's Bay, Half Moon Bay and Avila Beach. The Mercury fleet races in Stillwater Cove and Keller Cove, and Sequoia YC's Midnight Moonlight rounds TI.
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