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CALENDAR to 4 p.m. (510) 237-2821 or see www.richmondyc.org. Mar. 14 — Coast Guard-approved Boat Smart safe boating class, March 14, 15, 21, 22, 7 to 9 p.m. in Novato. Taught by Marin Power and Sail Squadron at no charge. Text $30. (415) 924-2712. Mar. 25 — American Boating Course, and eight-hour course for the recreational boater, taught by Flotilla 10-03 (Stockton), $40. Call Barbara at (209) 983-1330. Apr. 1 — Seventh Annual Marine Flea Market at Anderson's Boatyard in Sausalito. Limited space, call (415) 332-5432. Proceeds benefit Sausalito YC juniors program. Apr. 19 - 23 — Strictly Sail Pacific, Jack London Square, the West Coast’s really big all-sailboat show. See www.strictlysail.com. Racing Feb. 1, 8, 15 & 22 — Grand Prix Sailing Academy offers its Winner’s Circle Series for sailors who want to learn more about racing. It’s $10 a session or $30 for all four. Sessions held from 6 to 8 p.m. at Golden Gate YC in San Francisco. Email info@sailorstocrew.com or call (415) 546-SAIL. Feb. 4 — Singlehanded South Bay Race, Sequoia YC. You learn better and faster with one hand than with a whole crew. Using just one hand, dial (650) 361-9472 for information. Feb. 11 - 12 — North U. seminar on Race Tactics and Strategy. Details at www.northu.com or call 800 347-2457. There is a fee. Feb. 21 - 24 — San Diego-Puerto Vallarta Race, a 1,000mile downwind race followed by MEXORC. See www.sdyc. org for more. Feb. 25 — The 11th Annual One More Time Wooden Hull Regatta — the only event of its kind sailed on Santa Monica Bay. All kinds of woodie fun. Info, Andy Kopetzky (818) 5066566 or (818) 324-5872. Feb. 26 — Island YC Sadie Hawkins Race on the Estuary. Woman skipper, full crew. Chowder Challenge afterwards at the clubhouse. Joanne McFee (510) 521-7442 or iycracing@yahoo.com. Mar. 3, 4, 5 — Heineken Regatta, St. Martin, West Indies. One of the world’s great fun regattas — and some of the wildest parties. Ouch, my liver! Visit www.heinekenregatta.com. Mar. 4 — Spring Keel Regatta, Cityfront. Info, John Craig of StFYC at (415) 563-6363. Mar. 11 - 12 — Big Daddy Regatta, a Bay Area classic that shouldn't be missed. Richmond YC, (510) 237-2821 or www. richmondyc.org. Mar. 13 — Marina del Rey to Guadalupe Island (Mexico) and back — 600-miles — singlehanded and doublehanded race. Perfect for qualifier for Singlehanded TransPac. Sponsored by Pacific Singlehanded Sailing Association of Marina del Rey. Contact Phil Habegger at phabegger@aol.com or (818) 884-4511. Mar. 18 — Silver Anniversary for Island YC's Doublehanded Lightship. Benefits Cerebral Palsy. "Ease into the ocean racing season with us!" Joanne McFee, (510) 521-7442 or iycracing@yahoo.com. Mar. 25 — Crewed Lightship. Info, John Craig of StFYC at (415) 563-6363. Mar. 31 - Apr. 2 — BVI Spring Regatta, British Virgin Islands. One of the Caribbean's best regattas, which includes a huge bareboat fleet. A great way to end a weeklong charter. Info, www.bvispringregatta.org. Apr. 1 — Sail north, the rush is on! The Bay Area Multihull Association will be sponsoring a Doublehanded Race Page 36 •

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The April 2006 issue of the West's premier sailing and marine magazine.

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The April 2006 issue of the West's premier sailing and marine magazine.