Calendar listings are for marine-related events that are either free or don't cost much to attend. Please email event listings here. The deadline is always the 10th of the month prior to publication.
Latitude 38 October Calendar
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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. 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, email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.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.