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Sailagram: A Snapshot of August Sailing

By Nicki Bennett | September 3, 2021

We love seeing all the photos our community sends into Sailagram every month.

Bay Area Sailors Are the Best: Here’s the Proof

By Monica Grant | August 16, 2021

Keep the good times sailing!


Sailagram: A Snapshot of July Sailing

By Nicki Bennett | August 2, 2021

By the looks of the photos we received this month, Latitude Nation had a great July on the water.

Sailagram: A Snapshot of June Sailing

By Nicki Bennett | July 2, 2021

Summer officially kicked off last month and with it Summer Sailstice, the Delta Ditch Run, Singlehanded Transpac, and a whole lot more sailing. Our June Sailagram is packed full of photos from the sailors who make up our incredible community. Did you miss out on having your photo featured this month? Send your sailing photos…

Sailagram: A Snapshot of May Sailing

By Nicki Bennett | June 2, 2021

If May taught us one thing, it is that sailing is back in a big way. We are beyond thrilled to see so many of you out sailing with smiling faces.

Sailagram: A Snapshot of April Sailing

By Nicki Bennett | April 30, 2021

Did you get out sailing in April? Take a look at the photos submitted by our readers, the real sailors who make our community so amazing.

April Sailing

How’s Your April Sailing Shaping Up?

By Monica Grant | April 21, 2021

George Scott and his crew entered their first OYRA race together aboard s/v ‘Freyja’, and they had a blast!

Sailagram: A Snapshot of March Sailing

By Nicki Bennett | April 2, 2021

Did you get out sailing in March? It has been an incredible spring for many sailors. This month’s Sailagram feed is full of photos submitted by our readers, the real sailors who make our community so amazing.

Ask Not “Where’s Waldo?” Ask Instead “Where’s s/v ‘Freedom?”

By Monica Grant | March 31, 2021

We had a reader ask us where this photo was taken. So we decided to ask you. Where do you think the photo was taken?

Carl King

Sailagram: A Snapshot of February Sailing

By Nicki Bennett | March 1, 2021

Real photos from real sailors, every month.

“That’s Not Me!”

By John Riise | January 18, 2008

"I was a bit surprised last week when one morning I had three new emails from ladies I didn’t know," writes Marc Hachey of the Auburn-based Peterson 44 Sea Angel which is now in Dominica. "Each of them said they had read about me in ‘Lectronic Latitude. A day later I got to read the…

Do You Have Storm Shots?

By LaDonna | January 18, 2008

We’re writing a report on January 4’s whopper of a storm for the February issue of Latitude, including some amazing photos taken in the midst of the mayhem. We know most folks’ hands were busy holding on for dear life, but if anyone was able to shoot off a few frames, we’d love to see…

Liz Clark Looking for a Cal 40 Headsail

By Richard | January 18, 2008

If you’re a frugal cruiser, it’s great to cruise on a boat that used to race as a class or whose sail dimensions are the same as a one design or popular racing class. That’s because racers usually have garages full of sails that are no longer capable of winning on the race course, but…

Joyon Expected to Finish Saturday

By Rob Grant | January 18, 2008

Francis Joyon is on pace to finish Saturday night – we’re holding our breath. © 2008 Jean-Marie Liot DPPI/Idec While we’re not sure about the stars and the planets, the major weather systems in the North Atlantic are aligning for Francis Joyon as he lines up IDEC for a final approach into Brest. Joyon split…

Youth Access to Bay Waters

By Andy Turpin | January 16, 2008

Local kids take a spin in Clipper Cove. © Treasure Island Sailing Center Where will tomorrow’s circumnavigators and Olympic sailors come from? Perhaps from youth programs right here on the Bay. After doing a little digging into the subject of youth sailing in the Bay Area, we’ve found that there are a boatload of opportunities…

It Really Is a Small, Small Cruising World

By Richard | January 16, 2008

Here’s an example of just how small the world of sailing can be: While doing the Banderas Bay Blast in Mexico in early December, we became friends with new Profligate crew Tim Dick of the Hawaii-based Beneteau First 42s7 Eau de Vie, and his lady friend, Kim Le, of Sausalito. A week later Tim, who…

Harker to Finish Circumnavigation

By Richard | January 16, 2008

Mike Harker expects to finish his circumnavigation this weekend, just a month or so behind schedule. © Mike Harker Like Frenchman Francis Joyon and his 97-ft trimaran IDEC, Mike Harker of the  Manhattan Beach-based Hunter Mariner 49 Wanderlust III is expected to complete his circumnavigation this weekend: "I’m 900 miles southeast of Antigua, and now…

Joyon Closing on the Finish

By Rob Grant | January 16, 2008

Francis Joyon’s IDEC is skirting over the top of the Azores High, which is centered about halfway between the Azores and the Canary Islands at present. Strong, consistent southwesterlies compressed between the high and a large depression off Newfoundland will soon be propelling IDEC toward Brest, France. Francis Joyon is pushing his 97-ft IDEC hard…

Maxi Cat on the Way . . . Maybe

By John Riise | January 16, 2008

Gitana 13 (shown here during sea trials last year) may be on her way to the Bay. © 2008 Yvan Zedda The 110-ft catamaran Gitana 13 may have left New York yesterday on a nonstop record attempt to San Francisco via Cape Horn. (We were unable to confirm departure time by today’s ‘Lectronic Latitude, but…

Life in the Caribbean

By Richard | January 14, 2008

Capt. Scotty and his family and crew romp along aboard the schooner Juno on the way to the Columbier anchorage. latitude/Richard©2008 Latitude 38 Media, LLC Sunday is the Day of Rest in the Caribbean, so many of the locals and visiting sailors at St. Barth go for an abbreviated sail, then head over to the…