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CALENDAR Non-Race Apr. 30-May 2 — Loreto Fest and Cruisers' Music Festival. This classic Baja event, started to clean up Puerto Escondido, draws a very large crowd of cruisers and Baja land-travellers for a chili cook-off, dinghy races and other water activities, the Candeleros Classic race, and lots of participant-created music. The goals are to have fun and raise lots of money for Mexican charities in Puerto Escondido and Loreto. Visit www. hiddenportyachtclub.com. May 1, 8, 15, 22 — Sail aboard San Francisco Maritime National Historic Park's scow schooner Alma. Learn the Bay's history on this 3-hour voyage, leaving Hyde St. Pier at 1 p.m. $35 adults, $20 kids 6-15. Info, www.nps.gov/safr. May 2, 2000 — The U.S. government announced that civilians would be able to access military-quality GPS system. May 2-30 — Free sailing at Pier 40 every Sunday courtesy of BAADS. Info, (415) 281-0212 or www.baads.org. May 4-25 — America's Boating Class by Marin Power & Sail Squadron in Novato, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 7-9 p.m. $40 fee. Info, (415) 924-2712. May 5-26 — Wednesday Yachting Luncheon Series at St. Francis YC, 12-2 p.m., $13.50. Enjoy lunch and a dynamic speaker every Wednesday. All YCs' members welcome. More info under the 'Events' tab at www.stfyc.com. May 6 — Cruising the Mexican Coast by Neal Dotem at San Carlos West Marine, 6-7:30 p.m. Free. Info, (650) 593-2070. May 8 — Port Supply Tradeshow at San Carlos West Marine, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Info, (650) 593-2070. May 9 — Let Mom take the helm today. May 10 — Singlehanded TransPac Provisioning and Return Options seminar at Oakland YC, 7:30-10 p.m. Socializing starts at 7 p.m. Everyone welcome! Info, www.sfbaysss.org. May 13 — Single sailors of all skill levels are invited to the Single Sailors Association monthly meeting at Ballena Bay YC, 7:30 p.m. Info, www.singlesailors.org or (510) 233-1064. May 13, June 10 — Fishing Seminar Series at San Carlos West Marine, 6-7 p.m. Free. Details, (650) 593-2070. May 16 — Cal Sailing Club's free introductory sail at Berkeley Marina, 1-4 p.m. Info, www.cal-sailing.org. May 16 — Marina Bay Yacht Harbor Boaters Swap Meet, 8 a.m.-noon. Info, (510) 236-1013 or info@mbyachtharbor.com. May 16 — Elkhorn YC Nautical Flea Market in Moss Landing. Come early for breakfast burritos, music, and fun. Starts at 7 a.m. Info, (831) 724-3875 or eyc@elkhornyc.com. May 16 — Safe Boating Sunday at Berkeley YC, 12-4 p.m. Tons of demos: USCG helicopter SAR, MOB. PFDs, liferaft, flares, & fire extinguishers. Info, www.safety.berkeleyyc.org. May 18-July 26 — Boating Skills & Seamanship course by USCGA Flotilla 14 at Loch Lomond YC on Tuesdays, 7:30-9:30 p.m. $85 fee. Info, (415) 485-1722 or paula.j.russo@kp.org. May 20 — Sail Repair seminar at San Carlos West Marine, 6-7 p.m. Free. Reservations, (650) 593-2070. May 22 — KFOG KaBoom Concert & Fireworks Show at Candlestick Park. Info, www.kfog.com. May 22 — Peninsula YC's Boaters Swap Meet at Docktown Marina in Redwood City, 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Info, (650) 369-4410 or www.pycboating.org. May 22 — 13th Annual Delta Loop Fest, the opening kickoff to Andrus Island's summer season. Info, www.deltaloop. com/loopfest.html. May 22 — Tradewinds Sailing School & Club's Open House. Go for a free sail! Info, www.tradewindssailing.com. May 22 — Pre-season Boaters' Event at San Diego Marine Exchange, Downwind Marine and Sailing Supply in San Diego, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Info, www.downwindmarine.com. Page 8 •

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Latitude 38 May 2010  

The May 2010 issue of the West's premier sailing and marine magazine.

Latitude 38 May 2010  

The May 2010 issue of the West's premier sailing and marine magazine.