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"Summertime, and the livin' is easy..." Except it's the second week of January, and in spite of the warm weather, sailing events really slow down this time of year. Still, there are some races happening on the estuary during the winter months. Read more >> about The Maritime Report: The coming Fiasco
Saturday was a cold, clear night, and a pretty good breeze was blowing down the Oakland/Alameda Estuary, too. But that didn't keep the lighted boats from entertaining spectators on both the Alameda and Oakland waterfronts in this year's Lighted Yacht Parade! Read more >> about The Maritime Report: Lighted Yacht Parade pix
Your reporter is back from the 20th Annual Baja Ha-Ha Cruisers Rally, successfully completing the 750-mile journey from San Diego to Cabo San Lucas. Read more >> about The Maritime Report: To Baja by boat
The three legs of the Baja Ha-Ha.
Well, not quite. But every year about this time, boat slips around the Bay Area are suddenly vacated by their tenants. Some will return in several months; others will never come back. Read more >> about The Maritime Report: It's the most wonderful time ...
PICYA's 2012 Margo Brown Wheelchair Regatta. Photo by Dave Boitano.
I started last week's Maritime Report with the question, "Is it really over?" Read more >> about The Maritime Report: Life after the America's Cup