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High School Sailing Expanding Rapidly

Like much of the rest of the country Northern California High School sailing has been growing rapidly.  The Bay Area’s ideal sailing venue along with numerous excellent programs and facilities…

Life on the Water

San Francisco Bay is one of the world’s sailing meccas and, as such, has attracted sailors and waterman since the first explorers.  A local film project is hoping to capture…

Treasure Island Sailing Center combines sailing and ecology

The Treasure Island Sailing Center offers unique experiential learning programs for kids. Program topics include Maritime History, The Power of Wind, and Bay Ecology. During one recent program, students from…

Sailing Right Along – End of Season Report from Alameda Community Sailing Center

The Alameda Community Sailing Center completed its second season of running youth sailing camps. This year the season wrapped up with a BBQ at Ballena Point and of course one…

Sailing Book Group – You’re Invited

You are invited to join this book group full of individuals with a common interest in sailing. This year the group has read Two Years Before the Mast, Sea Wolf,…

J/World fast tracks Sailors to the Big Leagues

The annual Rolex Big Boat Series on San Francisco Bay is a chance for some of the world’s best sailors to compete in the notoriously heavy winds of late summer….

Blue Water Foundation Sets Up All Woman Training Sail In Diversity Outreach Effort

by April Bell October 20, 2014 — The Blue Water Foundation has identified two issues of late − a lack of diversity in certified captains and crew, and a desire…

Shoreline Lake Aquatic Center

Have you experienced Shoreline Lake? This safe, man-made, salt water lake is centrally located in the Silicon Valley. Aquatic activities include sailing, pedalboats, canoes, kayaks, and stand up paddleboards available…

Strong Girls Rule Film Discussion Series: Maidentrip Screening at West Branch at Berkeley Public Library

Berkeley, August 15, 2014 – Berkeley Public Library presents a free three-part community engagement film series calledStrong Girls Rule celebrating women in sport and highlighting some of our exceptional local…

Hannah Tuson-Turner named Director, EYC Junior Sailing

Encinal Yacht Club sent in the following announcement note about the retirement of long-time Junior Program Director, Andrew Nelson, ‘It is with fond appreciation for his many contributions that we announce…