SAILING

First Time for WHAT?

Nacra 15s, the new international youth catamaran class, lit up everyone who touched them in the inaugural Nacra 15 Clinic on San Francisco Bay. We’re talking 13-year-olds on the wire. Welcome to the 21st century.

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Lick WHAT?

When the spring semester finale coincides with day one of a heat wave, skateboards become an important component of a complete sailing kit

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Imprinted on the Sea

Eighty-three years ago, aboard one of the storied schooners of the age, a father was performing chores on the topmast rigging, up where the seabirds fly. Suddenly he discovered he was not alone there, with 60 feet of air between his feet and the hard.

It was a heart-stopping moment.

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Pearl of the Pacific

Somewhere in the vast Oceana . . .

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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

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United Nations, United Ocean?

Dr. Sylvia Earle, oceanographer, diver, explorer and warrior on behalf of oceans stewardship, was chief scientist at NOAA until she figured out that the job came with a muzzle.

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Moving in THAT Direction

Building a modern sailing program in a country with an ancient sailing heritage

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Nice Guy Finishes First

Loïck Peyron takes it all in the Route du Rhum

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Miracle on Marinship Way

Against the odds, a ship rises

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Scrapping in La Rochelle

We have a conversation with Dillon Lancaster, skipper of the USA team at the Student Yachting World Cup, representing Cal Maritime.

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So It’s, Like, Mid-October

In case you didn’t know , come mid-October, all bets are off for breeze on San Francisco Bay.

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