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Latitude 38 February Calendar

Non-Racing

Event organizers — Please send updates to [email protected]. We'll post changes here.

Feb. 1, 15, 22 Wednesday Yachting Luncheon, via YouTube, 12:30-1:30 p.m. StFYC, www.stfyc.com/wyl.

Feb. 2 — Groundhog Day.

Feb. 2 — Speaker Series, Corinthian YC, Tiburon, 7 p.m. Behind the PHRF Curtain with Seadon Wijsen of North Sails. Free; open to the public. RSVP to [email protected].

Feb. 3-11 — Seattle Boat Show, Lumen Field Event Center & Bell Harbor Marina. Info, www.seattleboatshow.com.

Feb. 4-5 — International Offshore Safety at Sea Seminar with Hands-On Training, San Diego YC. $375. Info, https://sailaweigh.org.

Feb. 4-25 — 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.

Feb. 5 — Ted Keech will discuss Rounding, Oakland YC, Alameda, 10 a.m. Free. RSVP, [email protected].

Feb. 5 — Herring Festival, Spinnaker Restaurant, Sausalito, 4-7 p.m. Herring tasting, no-host bar, magic show, raffle, auction. SCBC, [email protected].

Feb. 5 — Full Snow Moon on a Sunday.

Feb. 7-Mar. 9 — USCGA Boating Skills & Seamanship, via Zoom on Tuesdays & Thursdays with in-person option on Tuesdays at Loch Lomond YC, San Rafael, 7-9 p.m. Satisfies CA Boater Card education requirement. $85 cash or check only includes textbook. Info, [email protected].

Feb. 8 — Wednesday Yachting Luncheon, in person at StFYC, noon. Jim DeWitt 8 Bells Celebration of a Life Well Sailed & Painted. Bring boats, flowers, stories. Followed by 2 p.m. parade of boats, flower drop and ash scattering. StFYC, www.stfyc.com/wyl.

Feb. 8 — Transpac Seminar, 6-8 p.m. Presented by Peter Isler for navigators, tacticians and watch captains. Info, www.transpacyc.com.

Feb. 8 — Singlehanded Transpacific Race seminars, via Zoom, 7:30 p.m. 1/11: Rigging, sails, repairs at sea. 2/8: Returning the boat (under sail or by freighter). Free. Register, https://tinyurl.com/3bcb5f8j.

Feb. 9 — Speaker Series, Corinthian YC, Tiburon, 7 p.m. Figure-8 Voyage Version 2 with Randall Reeves. Free; open to the public. RSVP to [email protected].

Feb. 9, Mar. 9 — Single Sailors Association Mixers, Oakland YC, Alameda, 6:30-9 p.m. RSVP by noon on 2/7 or 3/7. $15. Info, www.singlesailors.org.

Feb. 10 — Movie Night, Spaulding Marine Center, Sausalito, 6:30 p.m. Pirates of the Caribbean — The Curse of the Black Pearl. Free. Info, www.spauldingcenter.org.

Feb. 10 — First Time Caribbean Chartering, Berkeley YC, 7 p.m. Presentation by Ann and Rick Waltonsmith. Free; all are welcome. Info, www.berkeleyyc.org.

Feb. 11 — USCG Boater Safety Course, Oakland YC, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. $50 cash or check includes book, exam, card & certificate and lunch. RSVP required by 2/8 to [email protected]. Followed by:

Feb. 11 — Open House, OYC, 3-5 p.m. Info, [email protected] or www.oaklandyachtclub.net.

Feb. 11 — Grand Opening, Naos Yachts San Francisco Bay, Maritime Centre, Richmond, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Info, www.naosyachts.com.

Feb. 13-18 — SUP Build Week, Spaulding Marine Center, Sausalito. Info, www.spauldingcenter.org.

Feb. 14 — Valentine's Day.

Feb. 16, 23, Mar. 8 — Newport to Ensenada Race seminars, 7 p.m. 2/16: Dana Point YC; 2/23: Bahia Corinthian YC, Corona del Mar; 3/8: Seal Beach YC. Info, www.nosa.org.

Feb. 17-19 — SODA Youth Match Racing Clinic, San Diego YC. With Dave Perry. SDYC, www.sdyc.org.

Feb. 20 — Presidents' Day.

Feb. 23-24 — First Aid/CPR for Mariners, Seattle Sailing Club, 5:30-9:30 p.m. $225. Info, www.maritimemedicalguides.org.

Feb. 25-26 — First Aid/CPR for Mariners, Corinthian YC of Seattle, or Squalicum Harbor, Bellingham, WA, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. $375. Info, www.maritimemedicalguides.org.

Mar. 4 — Sail a Small Boat Day. Test-sail a variety of small craft. Free. RYC, www.richmondyc.org.

Mar. 8 — Singlehanded Transpacific Race seminar, via Zoom, 7:30 p.m. Provisioning: food, water, medicine. Free. Register, https://tinyurl.com/3bcb5f8j.

Mar. 9 — Speaker Series, Corinthian YC, Tiburon, 7 p.m. Sounds of the Ocean with Michael Stocker, Ph.D., founder of Ocean Conservation Research. Free. RSVP, [email protected].

Mar. 11-12 — First Aid/CPR for Mariners, Los Angeles Maritime Institute, San Pedro, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. $375. Info, www.maritimemedicalguides.org.

Mar. 12 — Spring forward one hour for Daylight Saving Time, 2 a.m. (Beer can racing will soon follow!)

Mar. 14-16 — Mariners Weather Hazards Workshop, National Hurricane Center, Miami, FL, and online (hybrid), 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. EDT. Registration, https://tinyurl.com/2sne4372.

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.

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