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Latitude 38 October Calendar

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Event organizers — Please send updates to calendar@latitude38.com. We'll post changes here.

Oct. 2-3 — US Sailing/ISAF Safety at Sea Course with Hands-on Training, California YC, Marina del Rey. $350. Info, www.sailaweighllc.com.

Oct. 3 — US Sailing Refresher for International Offshore Safety at Sea with Hands-on Training, California YC, Marina del Rey. $250. Info, www.sailaweighllc.com.

Oct. 3 — Heart of San Francisco, over the Golden Gate Bridge, 2 p.m. Followed by the return of Queen Calafia, Dunphy Park, Sausalito, 3:30 p.m. Info, www.antenna-theater.org.

Oct. 3-11 — S.F. Fleet Week. Info, www.fleetweeksf.org.

Oct. 6-27 Wednesday Yachting Luncheon Series, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Online via YouTube. StFYC, www.stfyc.com.

Oct. 8-10 — Northern California Women's Sailing Seminar, Alameda (in person). Island YC, www.iyc.org/wss.html.

Oct. 9 — Prepare Your Boat, Pacific Offshore Academy 1, Richmond YC. Full day event with box lunch & cocktail party. $30. Info, www.pacificcup.org.

Oct. 11 — Columbus Day & Indigenous Peoples Day.

Oct. 11-13 — The California Association of Harbor Masters & Port Captains and Marine Recreation Association's Educational Conference & Trade Show, Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines Resort. Info, www.harbormaster.org.

Oct. 12-Nov. 16 — USCG Auxiliary Boating Safety Class Webinar, Tuesday & Thursday evenings, 7-9 p.m. $75. Qualify for the CA Boater Card. Info, marinboatingclasses@gmail.com or (415) 209-9999.

Oct. 16 — Welcome Cruisers Party, Downwind Marine, San Diego, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Vendor fair, discounts. Sorry, no food this year. Info, (619) 225-9411 or www.sandiegomarine.com.

Oct. 16 — Online Sea Chantey Sing, noon. With Peter Kasin. Info, https://maritime.org/events-home/chantey-sing.

Oct. 16-17 — Advanced First Aid & CPR for Mariners, Schooner Zodiac, Bellingham, WA, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. $335. 20% discount code for Baja Ha-Ha fleet members: HAHA20. Info, www.maritimemedicalguides.org.

Oct. 18-22, 25-29 — Evening Cruising Seminar Series, Downwind Marine, San Diego, 6-8 p.m. $3. Info, (619) 225-9411 or www.sandiegomarine.com.

Oct. 20 — Full Hunter's Moon on a Wednesday.

Oct. 21 — Clean Boating Educational Happy Hour Virtual Meeting for Southern California boaters, via Zoom, 5:30 p.m. Free. Registration, https://tinyurl.com/4zywwssh.

Oct. 21 — One Enchanted Evening in the South Pacific Virtual Gala, 7-7:45 p.m. Music, cocktail mixology demo, more. Benefits the S.F. Maritime National Park Association and USS Pampanito. $50. Tickets, https://givebutter.com/OneEnchantedEvening.

Oct. 22-24 — Westsail Rendezvous, Owl Harbor, Isleton. $10. Info, www.westsail.org.

Oct. 23 — USCG Auxiliary Boat America Boating Safety Class via Zoom, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. $10. Qualify for the CA Boater Card. Doug, (510) 295-7430 or doug_beckstein@yahoo.com.

Oct. 23-24 — Advanced First Aid & CPR for Mariners, Maritime Museum of San Diego, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. $335. 20% discount code for Baja Ha-Ha fleet members: HAHA20. Info, www.maritimemedicalguides.org.

Oct. 27 — Cruiser Presentations: American Cetacean Society on whales, 2 p.m.; Intercultural Center for the Study of Deserts and Oceans on the environment in Baja and the Sea of Cortez, 3:30 p.m.; component for cruising kids, 4:30 p.m. Silver Gate YC, San Diego. Free. SSCA, www.ssca.org.

Oct. 28 — Clean Boating Educational Happy Hour Virtual Meeting for Northern California boaters, via Zoom, 5:30 p.m. Free. Registration, https://tinyurl.com/v3vxfkjp.

Oct. 31 — Halloween.

Oct. 31 — Baja Ha-Ha Skipper Check-in, 9:45 a.m.; Skippers' Meeting, 10 a.m.; Costume Party & BBQ, 1 p.m. West Marine, San Diego. Info, www.baja-haha.com.

Nov. 1 — Baja Ha-Ha Kick-Off Parade, San Diego,10 a.m. Info, www.baja-haha.com.

Nov. 1-13 — Baja Ha-Ha XXVII. Cruising rally from San Diego to Cabo San Lucas. Info, www.baja-haha.com.

Nov. 4 — San Francisco Sailing Science Center Castaway Gala, Sausalito, 6 p.m. Music, tropical drinks, live & silent auctions, etc. Info, (510) 390-5727 or www.sailingscience.org.

Nov. 7 — Fall back one hour for Standard Time, 2 a.m.

Nov. 11 — Veterans Day.

Please send your calendar items by the 10th of the month to calendar@latitude38.com. 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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