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Apr. 1 — Won't get fooled again.

Apr. 1-6 — Tall ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain visit San Francisco. Their coastal tour then continues on 4/10-13 in Fort Bragg (HC only); 4/11-15 in Eureka (LW only); 4/16-20 in Eureka (both ships); 4/22-28 in Crescent City; and 5/2-11 in Coos Bay, OR. Info/tickets, (800) 200-5239 or www.historicalseaport.org.

Apr. 2-30 — 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.

Apr. 4, 1789 — HMS Bounty departed Tahiti for England with a cargo of breadfruit trees. Later in the month, the crew, led by Fletcher Christian, would mutiny and take over the ship.

Apr. 5 — Chantey Sing aboard Balclutha at Hyde Street Pier in San Francisco, 8-12 p.m. Dress warmly; bring a mug for hot cider served from the ship's galley. Free. Info, www.nps.gov/safr. Reservation required, (415) 561-7171.

Apr. 5 — Shields Intro Clinic. MPYC, www.mpyc.org.

Apr. 6 — Berkeley YC Swap Meet and Open House. Marine flea market with spaces available for $20; club tours. Info, (510) 843-9292 or www.berkeleyyc.org.

Apr. 6-27 — Veterans Go Sailing, every Sunday, 10 a.m., followed by Sunday Sail, noon, at Pier 40 in San Francisco, courtesy of BAADS. Free. Info, (415) 281-0212 or www.baads.org.

Apr. 7-28 — San Diego's South Bay Sea Scouts meet at Chula Vista Marina aboard the schooner Bill of Rights on Mondays at 6 p.m. Sea Scouts is a program of the Boy Scouts of America for guys and gals ages 13-20. Nate, (717) 654-3797 or .

Apr. 9 — Singlehanded TransPac race seminar 'Provisioning and Medical Considerations'. Learn about the nutritional needs of long-distance racers and get ideas on how to stock your offshore medical kit and handle onboard medical emergencies. Oakland YC, 7:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. Info, www.sfbaysss.org.

New! Apr. 10 — Skippers meeting for OYRA racers at Berkekely YC. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the meeting will start at 7 p.m.

Apr. 10, May 8 — Are you a single boatowner needing crew? The Single Sailors Association has crew to help sail your boat. Monthly meeting at Ballena Bay YC in Alameda, 6:30 p.m. Info, www.singlesailors.org or (510) 239-7245.

Apr. 10-13 — Strictly Sail Pacific at Jack London Square. You'll find Latitude 38 in booth #219-221. Info, www.strictlysailpacific.com.

New! Apr. 10-14 — Clipper Race arrives in San Francisco from Qingdao, China, finishing at the Golden Gate Bridge and docking at SBYC. Info, www.clipperroundtheworld.com.

Apr. 11Latitude's Andy Turpin will give a seminar about the Baja Ha-Ha at Strictly Sail Pacific, 2:15-3:15 p.m.

Apr. 11Baja Ha-Ha, Pacific Puddle Jump, and circumnavigators' reunion party at the Latitude booth at Strictly Sail Pacific, 6-8 p.m.

Apr. 11 —Eric Stone in concert at Oakland YC, 8 p.m., $10 for the concert only, or $40 including buffet dinner, tax and tip. RSVP to Elaine, (510) 522-6868.

Apr. 11-15 — Clipper Race presentations. 4/11: OCSC in Berkeley, 7 p.m.; 4/13: South Beach YC in SF, 5 p.m.; 4/15: Sports Basement on Bryant St. in SF, 6:30 p.m. Info, .

Apr. 12Latitude's Andy Turpin will give a seminar at Strictly Sail Pacific about the Baja Ha-Ha, 3:30-4:30 p.m., followed by the Pacific Puddle Jump & Tahiti, 4:45-5:45 p.m.

Apr. 12 — Amateur Radio class, Petaluma, 9 a.m-3 p.m. Cram Tech or General class/exam. $25. Registration required. Dale, (707) 762-9414.

Apr. 13 — Open House/Introductory Sails at Cal Sailing Club in Berkeley, 1-4 p.m. Info, www.cal-sailing.org.

Apr. 15 — Go for a sail under the full moon on a Tuesday night.

Apr. 15-16 — Tides on SF Bay by Kame Richards at the Bay Model in Sausalito, 7 p.m. $15. Reservations a must; or call (408) 263-7877.

Apr. 15-17 — Clipper Race boats open to the public at South Beach Harbor in San Francisco, 3-7 p.m. each day. Info, .

New! Apr. 19 — Clipper Race Leg 11 from San Francisco to Panama starts. Info, www.clipperroundtheworld.com.

Apr. 20 — Like the White Rabbit, Easter is late this year.

Apr. 22 — Earth (two-thirds of which is water) Day.

Apr. 22-May 8 — Ham Radio Class for Cruisers to prepare for Amateur Radio Technician License Exam, at Oakland YC, 7-10 p.m. Register by 4/8. Info, www.oaklandyachtclub.net.

Apr. 26 — Marine Swap Meet/Flea Market at Ballena Isle Marina in Alameda, 8 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Free space for sellers. Reserve your spot at (510) 523-5528.

Apr. 26-27 — Bodega Bay Fisherman's Festival, featuring the Wooden Boat Challenge. Teams compete to build a boat with provided materials in three hours and then race it – without sinking. Info, www.bbfishfest.org.

Apr. 27 — Opening Day on the Bay, the official "start" of San Francisco's boating season. PICYA, www.picya.org.

May 2-4 — South Bay Opening Day at the Port of Redwood City. Saturday's activities include the blessing of the fleet and decorated boat parade, followed by awards for the parade. Meals on all three days at various South Bay yacht clubs. Info, www.southbayopeningday.org.

Corrected Date: May 3 — Opening Day on Merced's Lake Yosemite. LYSA, www.lakeyosemitesailing.org.

May 3 — Marine Swap Meet at Martinez Marina, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Browse, buy or sell – it's free. Info, (925) 313-0942.

May 3 — Nautical Swapmeet, Owl Harbor Marina, 9 a.m.-noon. Free space and free entry. Part of the Delta Loop Fest. Space reservations, (916) 777-6055.

May 3-31 — Boating Skills & Seamanship classes presented by USCG Auxiliary Flotilla #12-3 at St. Edward School in Newark, held on four Saturdays. $60 includes book. Additional family members half price. Bruce, (510) 468-8013.

May 9 — Delta Doo Dah Kickoff Party at Berkeley YC, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Door prizes, guest speakers, no-host bar and buffet dinner (cash only). Meet fellow Doo-ers and form mini-flotillas! Chris, (415) 383-8200 x103 or www.deltadoodah.com.

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Apr. 5 — Doublehanded Lightship, a fund-raiser for United Cerebral Palsy. IYC, www.iyc.org.

Apr. 5 — Masters Match Race Series hosted by StFYC. Info, www.stfyc.com.

Apr. 5 — Summer #1. SeqYC, www.sequoiayc.org.

Apr. 5 — KBSC Series #1 on Clear Lake. www.kbsail.com.

Apr. 5-6 — Spring Series Races #1-4. SSC, www.stocktonsc.org.

Apr. 5-6 — J/Fest. StFYC, www.stfyc.com.

Apr. 5-6 — Harken Opti Challenge #2 on the Berkeley Circle. SFYC, www.sfyc.org.

Apr. 6 — Andy Byrd Memorial Race. CPYC, www.cpyc.com.

Apr. 6 — Spring PHRF. MPYC, www.mpyc.org.

Apr. 12 — Santana 22 Team Racing. SCYC, www.scyc.org.

Apr. 12 — Mercury Series #1. EYC, www.encinal.org.

Apr. 12 — Doublehanded Long Distance. SSC, www.stocktonsc.org.

Apr. 12 — North Bay Series #1. VYC, www.vyc.org.

Apr. 12 — Don Wan Regatta. TYC, www.tyc.org.

Apr. 12-13 — Resin Regatta. SFYC, www.sfyc.org.

Apr. 12-13 — Rollo Wheeler Regatta. Buoy racing on Saturday, pursuit race on Sunday. BYC, www.berkeleyyc.org.

Apr. 12-13 — USMRC Qualifier. StFYC, www.stfyc.com.

Apr. 12-13 — Big Dinghy. RYC, www.richmondyc.org.

Apr. 12-13 — Laser & 5o5 Regatta. SCYC, www.scyc.org.

Apr. 13 — Estuary Cup. EYC, www.encinal.org.

Apr. 19 — OYRA #1 Full Crew Lightship, www.yra.org.

Apr. 26-27 — The Great Vallejo Race kicks off the YRA's Party Circuit a week earlier than usual. Includes Saturday's race to VYC followed by a big raft-up and party, and Sunday's race from VYC to the North Bay. Info, www.yra.org.

June 28 — The Singlehanded TransPac departs San Francisco Bay for Hanalei Bay. Info, www.sfbaysss.org.

July 6-12 — The Pacific Cup departs San Francisco Bay for Kaneohe Bay. Info, www.pacificcup.org.

Summer Beer Can Series

BALLENA BAY YC — Friday Night Grillers: 4/4, 4/18, 5/2, 5/16, 5/30, 7/18, 8/1, 8/15, 8/29, 9/5, 9/19. Info, (510) 865-2511 or www.bbyc.org.

BAY VIEW BC — Monday Night Madness. Spring: 4/14, 4/28, 5/12, 5/26, 6/9, 6/23 (make-up). Arjan, (415) 310-8592 or www.bayviewboatclub.org.

BENICIA YACHT CLUB — Every Thursday night: 4/3-9/25. Joe, (707) 628-2914 or www.beniciayachtclub.com.

BERKELEY YC — Every Friday night: 4/4-9/26. Info, www.berkeleyyc.com.

CAL SAILING CLUB — Year-round Sunday morning dinghy races, typically in Laser Bahias and JY15s. Thursday evening JY15 races, weather and tides permitting, April-October. Must be a club member. Info, www.cal-sailing.org.

CORINTHIAN YC — Every Friday night: 4/18-8/29. Jim, (415) 847-2460 or www.cyc.org.

COYOTE POINT YC — Every Wednesday night: 4/16-10/8. Info, (650) 347-6730 or www.cpyc.com.

ENCINAL YC — Friday night Spring Twilight Series on the Estuary: 4/4, 4/18, 5/2, 5/16, 6/6. Darrell, (510) 502-8110 or www.encinal.org.

FOLSOM LAKE YC — Wednesday nights: 4/30-8/27. Friday Night Summer Sunset Series: 5/16, 6/13, 7/18, 8/8. Info, www.flyc.org.

GOLDEN GATE YC — Friday nights: 5/2, 5/16, 5/30, 6/13, 6/27, 7/11, 7/25, 8/8, 8/22. Gary Salvo, (916) 215-4566 or www.ggyc.com.

ISLAND YC — Island Nights, Fridays on the Estuary: 4/11, 4/25, 5/9, 5/30, 6/13. John, (510) 521-2980 or www.iyc.org.

KONOCTI BAY SC — Every Friday night: 6/6-8/29. OSIRs (Old Salts in Retirement) every Wednesday at noon. Brad, www.kbsail.com.

LAKE TAHOE WINDJAMMERS YC — Wednesday nights: 5/21-10/1. Steve, (530) 577-7715 or www.tahoewindjammers.com.

LAKE WASHINGTON SC — Every Thursday night: May-August. Info, www.lwsailing.org.

LAKE YOSEMITE SA — Every Thursday night: May-August. Jerry, (559) 776-9429 or www.lakeyosemitesailing.org.

MONTEREY PENINSULA YC — Sunset Series. Every Wed-nesday night: 3/26-10/1; Summer Solstice Fiasco Race: 6/18. Victoria Model Yacht Series: every Friday night through 10/3. Juli, www.mpyc.org.

OAKLAND YC — Sweet 16 Spring Series. Every Wednesday night: 4/30-6/18. Jim Hild, (510) 277-4676 or www.oaklandyachtclub.net.

RICHMOND YC — Wednesday nights: 4/2, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28, 6/4, 6/18, 6/25, 7/2, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30, 8/6, 8/13, 8/20, 8/27, 9/3, 9/17, 9/24. Eric Arens, (510) 841-6022 or www.richmondyc.org.

ST. FRANCIS YC — Windsurfing Series, Friday nights: 4/4, 4/18, 5/2, 5/16, 5/30, 6/13, 6/27, 7/11, 7/25, 8/8, 9/5, 9/19.
Kiteboarding Series, Thursday nights: 4/10, 4/24, 5/8, 5/22, 6/5, 6/19, 7/3, 7/10, 7/31, 8/14, 8/28, 9/4, 9/18.
Wednesday Night Series: 5/7, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28, 6/4, 6/11, 6/18, 6/25, 8/6, 8/20, 8/27. Robbie Dean, (415) 563-6363 or www.stfyc.com.

SANTA CRUZ YC — Every Wednesday night: 3/12-10/29. Laser Friday Nights: 5/16, 6/20, 7/18, 8/15. Info, (831) 425-0690 or www.scyc.org.

SAUSALITO YC — Tuesday night Spring Sunset Series: 4/29, 5/13, 5/27, 6/10, 6/24. Nick, www.sausalitoyachtclub.org.

SEQUOIA YC — Every Wednesday night: 4/16-10/8. Hannig Cup: 8/27. Rick, (650) 255-5766 or www.sequoiayc.org.

SOUTH BEACH YC — Friday Night Series: 4/18 (practice), 4/25, 5/2, 5/16, 5/30, 6/6, 6/20, 6/27, 7/18, 7/25, 8/1, 8/15, 8/22. Gerard, (415) 495-2295 or www.southbeachyc.org.

STOCKTON SC — Every Wednesday night: 6/4-8/27. Tom, (209) 604-1300 or www.stocktonsc.org.

TAHOE YC — Laser Series, every Monday night: 5/26-8/25. Rick, (530) 583-6070.
Beer Can Series, every Wednesday night: 5/28-8/27. Dan, (530) 581-4700 or www.tahoeyc.com.

TIBURON YC — Every Friday night. Spring: 5/23-6/27. Jim, www.tyc.org.

VALLEJO YC — Every Wednesday night: 4/2-9/24. Dave, (925) 580-1499 or www.vyc.org.

Yellow highlighting sindicates advertisers in the Northern California Sailing Calendar and YRA Master Schedule.

In the Tropics

Mar. 31-Apr. 6 — BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival, Nanny Cay, Tortola. One of the Caribbean's best regattas, which includes a huge bareboat fleet. A great way to spend a week-long charter. Info, www.bvispringregatta.org.

Apr. 14-19 — Les Voiles de St. Barth. Sort of a St. Barths Bucket for boats shorter than 120 feet. It offers the same great sailing as the Bucket race with even more French Caribbean-style partying. If you can sail, there's a decent chance you can get on a boat. . Info, www.lesvoilesdesaintbarth.com.

Apr. 17-22 — Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta. Great classic boats, great racing, and great fun at a terrific historical site. Good opportunities to crew in the Classic are available. Info, www.antiguaclassics.com.

Apr. 25-27 — Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race, aka N2E. More than 130 boats are entered in this 125-mile race! Info, www.newporttoensenada.com.

Apr. 26-May 2 — Antigua Sailing Week is the granddaddy of all great sailing weeks in the tropics. Like us, she's gotten more mellow with age. Info, www.sailingweek.com.

May 2-4 — Loreto Fest, organized by Hidden Port YC. This classic Baja event, started to clean up Puerto Escondido, draws a very large crowd of cruisers and land-travellers for lots of activities on and off the water. The goals are to have fun and raise lots of money for local Mexican charities. Info, www.hiddenportyachtclub.com.

May 7-12 — Tahiti Pearl Regatta. An interisland regatta where local sailors race and party with cruisers and bare-boaters. Courses are run around the Raiatea-Tahaa lagoon, to Bora Bora, and back. Nightly parties, Polynesian music and dancing. Info, www.tahitipearlregatta.org.pf.

June 28-30 — Tahiti-Moorea Sailing Rendezvous, hosted by Latitude 38 and Tahiti Tourisme. Celebrate your successful arrival in French Polynesia and enjoy long-established Polynesian cultural traditions in music, dance, sport and cuisine. Info, www.pacificpuddlejump.com.

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