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Sailagram: A Snapshot of August Sailing

By Nicki Bennett | September 6, 2023

Sailors gotta sail! Check out what your community was up to last month.

Sailagram: A Snapshot of July Sailing

By Nicki Bennett | August 7, 2023

We’re excited to share all these excellent photos our readers have taken during the past month.

Sailagram: A Snapshot of June Sailing

By Nicki Bennett | July 12, 2023

Here it is, the eagerly awaited June Sailagram! Is your photo among the beautiful images shared from last month’s sailing adventures?

Sailagram: A Snapshot of May Sailing

By Nicki Bennett | June 5, 2023

See if you can find yourself among all these smiling faces …

Sailagram: A Snapshot of April Sailing

By Nicki Bennett | May 5, 2023

Although April still had some crazy wet weather, we were able to get out on the water a little and enjoy the variety that comes with sailing.

Sailagram: A Snapshot of March Sailing

By Nicki Bennett | April 3, 2023

Despite all the wet and wild weather March threw at the West Coast, our community still managed to get out and get their sails up. 

Sailagram: A Snapshot of February Sailing

By Nicki Bennett | March 3, 2023

As we sail into spring we have a whole new Sailagram album full of photos from February’s outstanding (and some not-so-great) sailing days.

Sailagram: A Snapshot of January Sailing

By Nicki Bennett | February 1, 2023

Despite the wet January, you still got out on the water and captured your sailing life in pictures.

Sailagram: A Snapshot of December Sailing

By Nicki Bennett | January 4, 2023

It was a great year for sailing, and we want to thank everyone who contributed photos to our 2022 ‘Sailagram’ feed each month.

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Sailagram: A Snapshot of November Sailing

By Nicki Bennett | December 5, 2022

We love the sailing community, and we appreciate the photos you send us each month. And now we know how ‘Sailagram’ helps new sailors too!

Youth Sailing: Speak Now, Or. . .

By John Riise | February 25, 2008

Just writing the word ‘comprehensive’ makes us a bit nervous. You see, every time we attempt to do a comprehensive overview in Latitude 38 on one subject or another, we invariably leave someone out. Last month we put out an invitation to all youth sailing programs to let us know about their offerings, as we’ll…

Central Pacific Winlink Station Needs Help

By LaDonna | February 25, 2008

Untold numbers of cruisers use the Winlink system for everything from emails to weatherfaxes. The system relies on a smattering of individual ham stations strategically located to help relay signals. The Central Pacific station, located in the Hawaii YC’s ‘TransPac Shack’ in the Ala Wai, is vital to communications between the South Pacific and the…

Maltese Falcon on Fishery Patrol

By John Riise | February 22, 2008

Tom Perkins swims with the fishes. © 2008 Tom Perkins "We have finished four of the most incredible days of diving ever," reports Tom Perkins of the Belvedere-based 289-ft Dyna-Rig Maltese Falcon from Cocos Island, Costa Rica. "The eight or so species of sharks in the Cocos were in full abundance, the water clear, and…

Soanya Ahmad Jumps Ship

By LaDonna | February 22, 2008

When Reid Stowe and Soanya Ahmad left Hoboken, New Jersey, on April 21, 2007, their plan was to sail Stowe’s 70-ft schooner Anne out of sight of land for 1,000 days non-stop. Stowe, 56, had been dreaming of the voyage for many years and dubbed it the Mars Ocean Odyssey, referring to the time it…

Cheyenne at Nelson’s

By Rob Grant | February 22, 2008

Swingin’ cat – Cheyenne in the slings at Nelsons. © 2008 Mark Featherstone The late Steve Fosset’s 125-ft catamaran Cheyenne is on the hard at Nelson’s to assess damage reportedly caused by an exploded liferaft canister. There’s been no word yet as to the extent of the damage. Most recently, she was converted to a…

“Hey Mon, You on Fire!!!”

By Richard | February 20, 2008

Prior to starting the Baja Ha-Ha in ’94, we used to pass out the famous salmon-colored ‘Some Like It Hot!’ shirts to every skipper who sailed from California to Cabo San Lucas. We still give the shirts out to every skipper who does the Ha-Ha, but that’s beside the point of this story. Last night…

IYC’s Sadie Hawkins Race is a Go

By LaDonna | February 20, 2008

If you think the threat of a little rain is going to stop the hardy ladies signed up for this Saturday’s Sadie Hawkins Race on the Estuary, think again, buster. Joanne McFee wants everyone to know that, come rain or shine, the race will happen and she’d like to see even more boats sign up…

Richmond II Overdue in Cabo

By LaDonna | February 20, 2008

International Boat Watch Network is asking for help in tracking down Ralph "Jeff" Peak, 59, aboard the 32-ft woodie Richmond II. The double-ender, built in 1934, is a flush deck cutter with a cream hull and white sails. Peak was reported to have left Puerto Salina — just north of Ensenada — around February 1,…

Gitana 13 Just a TransPac Away

By John Riise | February 20, 2008

Gitana 13 – shown here in sea trials last year – hasn’t been doing much of this in the Pacific. © 2008 Gitana S.A./Yvan Zedda The latest report from the 110-ft catamaran Gitana 13 found them gliding along in light air just north of the Equator, hoping for a breath of wind while at the…

Tin Can Heads Back to the Bay

By John Riise | February 18, 2008

David Vann wisely ended his planned circumnavigation when he found some failed welds on Tin Can. © 2008 Peter Lyons Adventurer David Vann’s trip south in his 50-ft trimaran Tin Can was cut short over the weekend when he was towed into Santa Cruz on Saturday after discovering cracked welds on one of his crossbeams.…