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Sailagram: A Snapshot of October Sailing

By Nicki Bennett | November 5, 2021 |

October was jam-packed and felt as if it flew by. It kicked off with Fleet Week and finished off with the Baja Ha-Ha Kick-Off Party, with lots of great sailing in between.

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Magazine Features: December 2021

Baja Ha-Ha — A Rollicking Return

The Baja Ha-Ha cruisers rally returned to tropical Mexico for the 27th time with a vengeance of pleasure in early November, after a year's absence due to COVID concerns. More than 525 sailors aboard 134 boats took part.

Nighttime Naked Rescue

Yes, there was a man, treading water, both our flashlights trained on him. And … he was naked. At 3 a.m. In the very cold water.

The Old Men and The Sea

We never forget how much we enjoy the simple pleasures and adventures that can come from sailing with friends close to home. Al Fricke wrote up this recent tale with a wink and a smile about a local cruise with his regular sailing fleet.

Max Ebb — Drag for Poor People

I had calculated correctly that Lee Helm, grad student in naval architecture, would still be awake this late at night. And I needed to solve a technical problem.

Racing Sheet

This edition checks in with the J/105 North Americans and J/111 Worlds; relives Halloween via RYC's Great Pumpkin Regatta and DRYC's Halloween Regatta

The World of Charter

Bay Area sailor, Bill Crowley, has taken six trips chartering in the BVI. He shares his experience from a summer charter as COVID restrictions loosened but didn't disappear.
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