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Latitude 38 November Calendar
Event organizers — Please send updates to [email protected]. We'll post changes here.
Dec. 2 — Youth-built new boat launch & celebration, Hyde St. Pier, San Francisco, 1 p.m. Info, www.maritime.org.
Dec. 2 — Lighted Yacht Parade, Alameda Estuary, 5:30 p.m. EYC/OYC, www.lightedyachtparade.com.
Dec. 2 — Lynn Hahn Memorial Delta Reflections Lighted Boat Parade, Windmill Cove-Downtown Stockton, San Joaquin River, 5 p.m. Stockton YC, www.stocktonyachtclub.org.
Dec. 2 — Lighted Boat Parade, Santa Cruz Harbor, 5:30 p.m. Theme: Holiday Harbor Fantasyland; judging, awards. SCYC, https://scyc.org/lighted-boat-parade.
Dec. 2 — In-person Sea Chanteys, Maritime Museum, San Francisco, 6-9 p.m. RSVP to [email protected].
Dec. 2-30 — Small Boat Sailing, South Beach Harbor, San Francisco, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, weather permitting; RSVP in advance. Free. BAADS, www.baads.org/sailing.
Dec. 3 — Pacific Offshore Academy, Berkeley YC, 12:30-5:30 p.m. Pac Cup prep. PCYC, https://pacificcup.org.
Dec. 3-17 — Keelboat Sailing, South Beach Harbor, San Francisco, noon-5 p.m. Sundays, weather permitting. Free, but sign up in advance. BAADS, www.baads.org/sailing.
Dec. 6-27 — Wednesday Yachting Luncheon, via YouTube, noon. StFYC, www.stfyc.com.
Dec. 7 — Holiday Open House, Spaulding Marine Center, Sausalito, 4-9 p.m. Art market, music by the Hot Clams, food & drink for purchase. Info, www.spauldingcenter.org.
Dec. 7 — Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.
Dec. 7-10 — Panama Posse Kickoff, Marina Puerto de la Navidad, Barra de Navidad, Mexico. Seminars, parties, swap meet. Info, https://panamaposse.com.
Dec. 7-15 — Hanukkah.
Dec. 9 — Lighted Boat Parade, Petaluma Marina to the Turning Basin, 5:30 p.m. Linda, [email protected].
Dec. 9 — Lighted Boat Parade, Richmond YC, 5:30 p.m. Info, www.richmondyc.org.
Dec. 9 — Winterfest, Sausalito, 6 p.m. Lighted Boat Parade, fireworks, music, dancing. Info, www.sausalitowinterfest.com.
Dec. 9 — Holiday Lighted Boat Parade, Moss Landing. Elkhorn YC, www.elkhornyachtclub.org.
Dec. 9 — Junior Sailing Fundraiser & Lighted Boat Parade, Paradise Village, Riviera Nayarit, Mexico, 6-10 p.m. Silent & live auctions, dinner. Vallarta YC, www.vallartayachtclub.org.
Dec. 9, 13 — Santa's Boatshop, Gig Harbor Boatshop, WA, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Kids ages 3+ paint toy boats. $15-$20. Info, www.gigharborboatshop.org.
Dec. 10 — Second Sunday Work Party, Sausalito Community Boating Center, 9 a.m.-noon. Nick, (415) 992-1234 or www.sausalitoboatingcommunity.org.
Dec. 10 — Singlehanded Sailing Society Awards, Richmond YC, 3:30-5:30 p.m. SSS, www.sfbaysss.org.
Dec. 10 — Lighted Boat Parade, Bethel Island, 4:30 p.m. San Joaquin YC, (925) 766-0690.
Dec. 10, 17 — Parade of Lights, Shelter Island-Coronado, San Diego Bay, 5:30 p.m. Info, www.sdparadeoflights.org.
Dec. 15 — StFYC Lighted Boat Parade, San Francisco Cityfront, 6 p.m. Register at https://tinyurl.com/ycyury5m.
Dec. 16 — Lighted Boat Parade, Oxbow Marina/Georgiana Slough, Isleton, 5 p.m. Info, www.marinawestyachtclub.com.
Dec. 16 — Lighted Boat Parade, San Rafael Canal, 6 p.m. Marin YC-Montecito Shopping Center and back. Marin YC, (415) 453-9366 or Mia, (415) 999-6422.
Dec. 17 — Lighted Boat Parade, Coyote Point YC, San Mateo, 5:30 p.m. Holiday treats, music. Special guests arrive by boat. Cathy, (650) 464-6265 or [email protected].
Dec. 18-20 — Small Boat Instructor Level 1, San Diego YC. Info, www.ussailing.org.
Dec. 21 — Winter Solstice.
Dec. 25 — Christmas Day.
Dec. 26 — Full Cold Moon on Boxing Day Tuesday.
Dec. 26-Jan. 1 — Kwanzaa.
Jan. 1 — Happy New Year!
Jan. 13 — International Safety at Sea Hands-on Training, Kaneohe YC, Oahu. $295. PCYC, https://pacificcup.org.
Please send your calendar items by the 10th of the month to [email protected]. Please, no phone-ins! Calendar listings are for marine-related events that are either free or don’t cost much to attend. The Calendar is not meant to support commercial enterprises.