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“Is It Always Windier On My Watch?”

Being thoughts about a book, Convergence, by Sally-Christine Rodgers, on cruising the Pacific in relative luxury and stress and discovery


How High Do You Fly ?

Will Sébastien Josse and Gitana Team have the first foiling offshore trimaran?


Rightsiding the Wrongsided

They called oopsies . . .


No Moment of Silence for Florence Arthaud

Better, the passing of the great French sailor was marked at the opening of Les Voiles de St. Barth by a moment of applause. Led by his own legendness, Loïck Peyron. A long moment of applause. ‘Nuff said.


A Couple Feet Higher, Considerably Faster Than

The G4 Gunboat — the first full-galley foiling cat — was already a talking point in St. Barth before it beat its tender over from St. Maarten on Friday afternoon, and before a traveling cruiser dropped anchor too close on Saturday morning, dragged across the G4’s anchor rode, scooped it, rode up on it, wound up bow-to between the hulls, with the rode wrapped around the cruiser’s prop and


Backside of the Red Moon

Somewhere, out there in the woods, is the America’s Cup.
And then there’s the running of the bulls . . .


Close Call for Some and, for One Someone Else

The next generation in cruiser-racer multihulls is not the boat in the picture, but . . .


San Francisco Cup in View

Since 1967, the San Francisco Cup has been the annual rivalry match-up between The San Francisco Yacht Club (founded 1869) and the outfit that spun off from it, St. Francis Yacht Club (founded 1927).

They live across the San Francisco River from each other . . .


Explaining the America’s Cup

What did your father tell you?


Five in a Row for Cal Maritime

Southern California’s hard-working fleet of Catalina 37s — maintained and matched for the Congressional Cup first of all — serve other regattas too. When the Port of Los Angeles, Los Angeles Yacht Club and California Maritime teamed up in 2008 to create the Harbor Cup, that was the logical go-to fleet. And it serves well.

Now who can crack Cal Maritime’s run?


Pacific Fleet Pounded in Vanuatu

Cyclone Pam has left a trail of destruction across the 65 islands of Vanuatu, dealing damage also in Kiribati and the Solomons.

Suns New Jerseys