Jan. 29-Feb. 6 — Seattle Boat Show Indoors + Afloat, CenturyLink Field Event Center & Chandler's Cove, South Lake Union. Info, www.seattleboatshow.com.
Feb. 1 — Marine Career Fair at the Seattle Boat Show, 9-11 a.m. Marine businesses are seeking 75+ full-time permanent and seasonal employees. Free admission to the show for attendees. Info, www.seattleboatshow.com/job-fair.html.
Feb. 1-Mar. 9 — The tall ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain are in Ventura through 2/8 and visit Oxnard 2/10-15; Oakland, 2/20-29; then Antioch, 3/2-9. Info, (800) 200-5239 or www.historicalseaport.org.
Feb. 3-24 — Wednesday Yachting Luncheon Series at St. Francis YC, 12-2 p.m. Enjoy lunch and a dynamic speaker each Wednesday for about $25. All YCs' members welcome. More info under 'Events' tab at www.stfyc.com.
Feb. 3-24 — San Diego's South Bay Sea Scouts meet at Chula Vista Marina aboard the schooner Bill of Rights on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Sea Scouts is for guys & gals ages 13-20. John, (619) 852-7811.
Feb. 4 — Captain Gregory Stump, commander of USCG Sector San Francisco, presents Coast Guard Strategic Themes. Corinthian YC, Tiburon. 7 p.m. Free and open to the public, but RSVP to (415) 435-4771.
Feb. 6 — US Sailing Ceritified Race Officer course, Encinal YC, Alameda, with instructor Bill Gage. $40. Info, or www.ussailing.org.
Feb. 6 — Women's Sailing Convention, Bahia Corinthian YC, Corona del Mar. Classroom and in-the-water workshops with female instructors. $230. Southern California Yachting Association, Info, www.womenssailingconvention.com.
Feb. 6, Mar. 5 — Chantey Sing aboard the ferryboat Eureka, Hyde Street Pier, San Francisco, 8 p.m.-midnight. Dress warmly and bring a mug for hot cider. Free, but RSVP to Peter, (415) 561-7171.
Feb. 6-27 — Sailing in Access Dinghies, 10 a.m., every Saturday with BAADS at South Beach Harbor in San Francisco. Meet at Java House. Info, (415) 281-0212 or www.baads.org.
Feb. 7, Mar. 6 — Maritime Crafts for Kids, Hyde Street Pier entrance, San Francisco, 1-2 p.m. For kids ages 5-10. Free. Info, (415) 447-5000 or www.nps.gov/safr.
Feb. 7-28 — Veterans' Sail, 10 a.m., and Keelboat Sail, 12 noon, every Sunday with BAADS at South Beach Harbor, SF. Free. Info, (415) 281-0212 or www.baads.org.
Feb. 9-May 3 — USCG Auxiliary presents Sailing Skills and Seamanship classroom course, USCG Station Golden Gate, Sausalito, Tuesdays, 7:00-9:30 p.m. $95/course + $25/book. Charles, (707) 321-6094.
Feb. 10 — Singlehanded TransPac Seminar: The Return Trip. Oakland YC Regatta Room, 7:30 p.m. Everyone welcome; free. SSS, www.sfbaysss.org.
Feb. 10, 11 — Tide Currents on San Francisco Bay by Kame Richards, Bay Model, Sausalito, 7 p.m. $15, cash only. By reservation only, (707) 759-2045.
Feb. 11 — Adam Ratner of the Marine Mammal Center presents Behind the Bark: Saving Seals & Sea Lions. Club Nautique, Sausalito, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Members free; non-members $20, including appetizers and beverages. RSVP required to (415) 332-8001.
Feb. 11— Single Sailors Association monthly meeting, Ballena Bay YC, Alameda. Social hour, 6:30 p.m.; dinner, 7 p.m.; meeting, 7:30. Info, www.singlesailors.org.
Feb. 13 — Medical Seminar, Richmond YC,1-5 p.m. Presented by Kent Benedict, MD; Mary Lovely, RN; and Denny Emory, EMT. $30. Info, www.pacificcup.org.
Feb. 14 — Take your sweetie sailing on Valentine's Day.
Feb. 15 — Presidents Day. Go for a sail on a Monday.
Feb. 20 — Kame Richards presents Do I Really Need to Reef? Big wind sail design and safety equipment, Berkeley YC. $15/Polynesian dinner & program. Info, www.berkeleyyc.org.
Feb. 21 — Knot Tying Demonstration and Seminar, Almar Marina, Marina del Rey. 11 a.m. Info, (310) 822-0316.
Feb. 21, 28 — The Great Migration in Alaska: African Americans, the Alaska Packers Association, and the Politics of Race at Sea. Aboard Balclutha, Hyde Street Pier, San Francisco, 2:15-3:15 p.m. $10; kids 15 & under free. Info, (415) 447-5000 or www.nps.gov/safr.
Feb. 22 — Full moon on a Monday.
Feb. 25 — Line Splicing by Ryan Nelson of Rogue Rigging. Club Nautique, Alameda, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Members free; non-members $20, including appetizers and beverages. RSVP required to (510) 865-4700.
Feb. 25 — Women Sailing of HMBYC present Dan Morgan on Boat Safety. Half Moon Bay YC, Princeton, 6 p.m. Not your usual CG safety seminar. Free.
Feb. 25-28 — Progressive Insurance Los Angeles Boat Show, L.A. Convention Center & Burton Chace Park, Marina del Rey. Info, www.losangelesboatshow.com.
Feb. 26 — Laser Masters Clinic on Mission Bay, San Diego. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. MBYC, www.mbyc.org.
Feb. 26-27 or 28-29 — Offshore Personal Survival Course (Safety at Sea). West Vancouver and Vancouver, BC. Info, www.vicmaui.org/opsc-safety-at-sea.
Feb. 27 — Chanteys: The African American and Caribbean Connection, aboard Balclutha, Hyde Street Pier, San Francisco, 3-3:45 p.m. $10; kids 15 & under free. Info, (415) 447-5000 or www.nps.gov/safr.
Feb. 27 — Marine corrosion, wood burning & shock hazard seminar by Malcolm Morgan, Spaulding Marine Center, Sausalito,10 a.m.-2 p.m. $50 donation includes lunch. Info, (415) 332-3721 or www.spauldingcenter.org.
Feb. 27 — North U Trim Seminar with instructor Bill Gladstone, Berkeley YC, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $60-$139 includes lunch. Fran, (203) 245-0727 or www.northu.northsails.com.
Feb. 28 — North U Trim Seminar with instructor Andrew Kerr, Seattle YC; or with Bill Gladstone, Kitsilano YC, Vancouver, BC. See above for details & contact.
Mar. 3 — Charlie Simon presents The Adventure of a Lifetime: Circumnavigation Under Sail. Corinthian YC, Tiburon, 7 p.m. Free, open to the public, but RSVP to (415) 435-4771.
Mar. 5 — Sail a Small Boat Day, Richmond YC. Free boat rides; free hot dog lunch. Info, www.richmondyc.org.
Mar. 5 — Mariners Swap Meet, Channel Islands Landing, Oxnard, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Info, (805) 985-6269.
Mar. 5 — Safety at Sea Seminar, Kaneohe YC, Oahu. 8:30 a.m. US Sailing certification. $135. Info, www.pacificcup.org.
Mar. 5, 7-9 — Celestial Navigation, SFYC. Sat. 9 a.m.-5 p.m; Mon.-Wed. 5:30-9:30 p.m. Info, www.sfyc.org.
Mar. 5-6 — Safety at Sea Seminar, Bainbridge High School & Aquatic Center, Bainbridge, WA. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $185/Saturday; $335/both days. Info, www.thesailingfoundation.org.
Mar. 6 — North U Trim Seminar with Steve LeMay, North Sails San Diego, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $60-$139 includes lunch. Fran, (203) 245-0727 or www.northu.northsails.com.
Mar. 8 — Inaugural California Boating Congress, Hyatt Regency, Sacramento. $149 by Feb. 29; $199 thereafter. Mariann, (209) 334-0661 or www.marina.org/thecongress.
Mar. 9 — Latitude 38 Crew List Party, Golden Gate YC, San Francisco. 6-9 p.m. Snacks; no-host bar. $7 cash only at the door ($5 for 25 & under with ID). Info, (415) 383-8200 or www.latitude38.com/crewlist/CrewParty/CrewParty.html.
Mar. 9 — Singlehanded TransPac Seminar: Communications at Sea, Oakland YC Regatta Room, 7:30 p.m. Everyone welcome; free. SSS, www.sfbaysss.org.
Mar. 10 — Salty Dog Cook-Off Competition. Club Nautique, Sausalito, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Members free; non-members $20, including appetizers and beverages. RSVP to (415) 332-8001.
Mar. 11-12 or Mar. 13-14 — ISAF Safety at Sea Seminar, SFYC, Belvedere. 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. $240. Info, www.sfyc.org.
Mar. 13 — Daylight Saving Time begins.
Mar. 13 — North U Trim Seminar with Andrew Kerr, Long Beach YC, 8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. $65-$144 includes light breakfast & lunch. Fran, (203) 245-0727, www.northu.northsails.com.
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Feb. 6 — Double Up and Back. CPYC, www.cpyc.com.
Feb. 6, 27, Mar. 5 — Spring Series. FLYC, www.flyc.org.
Feb. 6-7, 13-14, 20-21 — 87th SCYA Midwinters Regatta in SoCal. Dates of each class's racing will vary depending on hosting venue. Info, www.midwinters.scyaweb.org.
Feb. 13-14 — BAYS Opti Regatta, hosted by EYC on the Estuary. Info, www.bayarea-youthsailing.com.
Feb. 19-27 — Puerto Vallarta Race, San Diego to PV. Followed by MEXORC. SDYC, www.pvrace.com.
Feb. 20 — Long Distance #1. SSC, www.stocktonsc.org.
Feb. 27 — Singlehanded/Doublehanded #1. SeqYC, www.sequoiayc.org.
Feb. 27-28 — California Dreamin' Series in Catalina 37s, Long Beach. LBYC, www.lbyc.org.
Feb. 27-28 — California Laser Masters Championship on Mission Bay, San Diego. MBYC, www.mbyc.org.
Feb. 28 — Sadie Hawkins Race for women skippers on the Estuary. The first event in Latitude 38's unofficial women's circuit. IYC, www.iyc.org.
Mar. 5 — John Pitcher Regatta. CPYC, www.cpyc.com.
Mar. 5 — NorCal Opener for Mercurys at EYC. Info, www.mercury-sail.com.
Mar. 5-6 — Spring Keel/Spring One Design. StFYC, www.stfyc.com.
Mar. 6 — Spring Series #1. SSC, www.stocktonsc.org.
Mar. 12 — Rites of Spring. OYC, www.oaklandyachtclub.net.
Mar. 12 — Doublehanded Long Distance Race. SSC, www.stocktonsc.org.
Mar. 12-13 — Big Daddy. RYC, www.richmondyc.org.
Mar. 12-13 — California Dreamin' Series in J/22s, San Francisco. StFYC, www.stfyc.com.
Mar. 25-27 — Southern Straits Yacht Race. A qualifier for the Vic-Maui. West Vancouver YC, www.southernstraits.ca.
BAY VIEW BOAT CLUB — Midwinters: 2/13, 3/12. Info, www.bayviewboatclub.org.
BERKELEY YC — Midwinters: 2/13-14; Champion of Champions: 2/28. Bobbi, (925) 939-9885 or www.berkeleyyc.org.
BERKELEY YC — Chowder Races: Sundays through March 28 except when it conflicts with above. Paul, (510) 540-7968 or www.berkeleyyc.org.
CAL SAILING CLUB — Year-round Sunday morning dinghy races, conditions permitting, intraclub only, typically in Laser Bahias and JY15s. Info, www.cal-sailing.org.
CORINTHIAN YC — Midwinters: 2/20 (Rob Moore Memorial Regatta), 2/21. Info, (415) 435-4771 or www.cyc.org.
COYOTE POINT YC — Winter Beercans: 2/14, 2/28, 3/13, 3/27. Info, (650) 347-6730 or www.cpyc.com.
ELKHORN YC — Frostbite Series: 2/27, 3/12, 3/26, 4/9, 4/23. Info, (831) 724-3875 or www.elkhornyc.org.
ENCINAL YC — Jack Frost Series: 2/27, 3/19. Info, (510) 522-3272 or www.encinal.org.
GOLDEN GATE YC — Manuel Fagundes Seaweed Soup Series: 2/6, 3/5. Info, (415) 346-2628 or www.ggyc.com.
ISLAND YC — Island Days on the Estuary: 2/14, 3/13. John, (510) 521-2980 or www.iyc.org.
KONOCTI BAY SAILING CLUB — OSIRs (Old Salts in Retirement) every Wednesday at noon. Info, www.kbsail.com.
LAKE MERRITT SAILING CLUB — Midwinters: 2/13, 3/13. Mark, (925) 245-0287.
MONTEREY PENINSULA YC — Perry Cup/Midwinters: 2/6. Info, www.mpyc.org.
OAKLAND YC — Sunday Brunch Series: 2/7, 2/21, 3/6, 3/20. Jim, (510) 277-4676 or www.oaklandyachtclub.net.
REGATTAPRO — Winter One Design: 1/9, 2/13. Jeff, (415) 595-8364 or www.regattapro.com.
RICHMOND YC — Small Boat Midwinters (Sundays): 2/7, 3/6. Optis & El Toro Green Fleet (Saturdays): 12/5, 2/6, 3/5. Info, www.richmondyc.org.
SAN FRANCISCO MODEL YC — Victoria one-design radio-controlled races every Wednesday afternoon year-round at Spreckels Lake in Golden Gate Park. Info, www.sfmyc.org.
SANTA CRUZ YC — Midwinters: 2/20, 3/19. Info, (831) 425-0690 or www.scyc.org.
SANTA ROSA SC — Spring Lake Winter Series: 2/14, 3/20, 4/17. Info, www.santarosasailingclub.org.
SAUSALITO YC — Sunday Midwinters: 2/7, 3/6. Info, www.sausalitoyachtclub.org.
SEQUOIA YC — Winter Series: 2/6, 3/19 (St. Patrick's Day Race). Redwood Cup pursuit race series: 1/23, 2/20, 3/12. Info, www.sequoiayc.org.
SOUTH BEACH YC — Island Fever Midwinters: 2/27, 3/19. Info, www.southbeachyc.org.
TIBURON YC — Midwinters: 2/6, 3/5. Info, www.tyc.org.
VALLEJO YC — Tiny Robbins Midwinters: 2/6, 3/5. Info, (707) 643-1254 or www.vyc.org.
||In the Tropics
Jan. 28-Feb. 2 — Grenada Sailing Week. Grenada Sailing Association, www.grenadasailingweek.com.
Jan. 28-Feb. 6 — Conch Republic Cup/Key West Cuba Race Week. Info, www.conchrepubliccup.com.
Feb. 10-14 — Inaugural Miami to Havana Race, with a Coastal Race along the Malecón on Sunday. Info, (386) 437-9400 or www.havanarace.org.
Feb. 22-26 — RORC Caribbean 600, with starts and finishes in Antigua. Info, www.caribbean600.rorc.org.
Feb. 28-Mar. 5 — MEXORC (Mexican Ocean Racing Circuit), Puerto Vallarta. Boats arriving from San Diego in the PV Race will be competing with boats from Acapulco and Banderas Bay. Info, www.mexorc.net.
Mar. 4-6 — St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, world-class racing. St. Maarten YC, www.heinekenregatta.com.
Mar. 9-12 — Banderas Bay Regatta, laid-back racing for cruisers, great parties. Info, www.banderasbayregatta.com.
Mar. 9-12 — Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta and Rendezvous in Virgin Gorda. Costa Smeralda YC, www.loropianasuperyachtregattaandrendezvous.com.
Mar. 17-20 — St. Barths Bucket Regatta. St. Barths YC, www.bucketregattas.com/stbarths.
Mar. 25-27 — St. Thomas International Regatta in USVI. St. Thomas YC, www.stthomasinternationalregatta.com.
Mar. 28-Apr. 3 — BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival. Royal BVI YC, www.bvispringregatta.org.
Mar. 28-Apr. 27 — Cruisers Rally to El Salvador. Info, www.elsalvadorrally.com.
Mar. 31-Apr. 3 — La Paz Bay Fest for cruisers. Club Cruceros de La Paz, www.clubcruceros.net.
Apr. 4-9 — Maxi Yacht Rolex Caribbean Cup. Costa Smeralda YC, www.yccs.it/en.
Apr. 11-16 — Les Voiles de St. Barth. St. Barths YC, www.lesvoilesdesaintbarth.com.
Apr. 13-19 — Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta. Antigua YC, www.antiguaclassics.com.
Apr. 24-29 — Antigua Sailing Week, "Where sailing comes first." Antigua Sailing Association, www.sailingweek.com.
May 2-7 — Tahiti Pearl Regatta. International fleet racing. Info, www.tahitipearlregatta.org.pf.
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