Destinations

Above it All
The 18-foot skiff class is doing nicely in 2010, and they have sent their largest delegation ever to race an International Regatta on San Francisco Bay. Considering that most of them come all the way from Sydney, Australia, a ...
Kumbaya Frisco Jumbo
Semi-gratuitous image of an 18-foot skiff cranking down San Francisco Bay in the International Regatta, continuing through Thursday. Ahem, the America’s Cup boats will be faster. Photos by Kimball Livingston In the Inbox, from David Lewis, is a copy of ...
Defending America’s Cup in America
Could an unstadium in Los Angeles consign the America’s Cup match to Italy? Could a Chevron refinery in Richmond, California consign the America’s Cup match to Spain? Is it possible for everybody to pull in one direction, and go nowhere? 18ft skiffs are ...
A Full Head of Steam
Today we’re at Steam Up, a model yacht gathering that is exactly what the name tells you. It’s all about steam. Real steam engines, in miniature. What would inspire a former military pilot, now retired from a career in finance, ...
Ducks Have Right of Way
Moody ducks, but that’s not what we’re talking about. Photo by Dave Kneale There is more than one way to approach the game of yacht racing. I figure every one of them has value. I figure every one of them matters. ...
Nordic Tugs Owners Rendezvous in Connecticut
If you’ve never been to an owners’ or manufacturer’s or dealer’s rendezvous, you’re missing a great part of the cruising lifestyle. Last weekend’s Northeast Nordic Tug Owners Association (NENTOA) 2010 Rendezvous in Essex, Connecticut, is a great example of how ...
Live from Beyond the Moluccas
Courtesy of NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, INDEX-SATAL 2010 One of the gems among American museums is the Exploratorium—because it is all about exploring, not just showing. A whole generation has grown up with the Exploratorium’s interactive, engaged and engaging activities on-site ...
Old (fast) Dogs
In the prognostications I saw, Phil McGain wasn’t even listed as a contender for this week’s Windsurfing National Championship. Why would he be? McGain blew off the racing circuit years ago in favor of a more recent obsession, running ...
Wishes & Dollars, Whither AC?
Shedding more light on why a city in Italy, or Spain, or Rhode Island, or California, might want to host the next America’s Cup, the office of San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom today released the long-awaiting results of their economic ...
Sea Fare July — Victoria Allman in the Galley
In the July edition of Sea Fare -- Victoria Allman in the Galley, we learn a sweet lesson about life and coconut bread. This is an easy galley favorite.

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Ducks Have Right of Way
Ducks Have Right of Way - August 5th 2010