Latitude 38 February Calendar
Jan. 24-Feb. 1 — Seattle Boat Show, CenturyLink Field Event Center & Chandler's Cove in South Lake Union. Free shuttle in between. 1,000+ boats, 400+ exhibitors, 200+ seminars. Adults, $17; kids, free. Info, www.seattleboatshow.com.
Feb. 1 — Sailing Convention for Women, Bahia Corinthian YC, Corona del Mar. Classroom and on-the-water workshops. $235. Info, www.sailingconventionforwomen.com.
Feb. 1, Mar. 2 — Chantey Sing aboard Eureka, Hyde Street Pier, San Francisco, 8-10 p.m. Dress warmly and bring a mug for hot cider. Free, but RSVP to Peter, (415) 561-7171.
Feb. 1-29 — Small Boat Sailing, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. every Saturday with BAADS at South Beach Harbor in San Francisco. Free. Info, (415) 281-0212 or www.baads.org.
Feb. 3 — First Mondays, live jazz with Randy Craig, 7:30 p.m. Subject to change due to Chase Center events; check with club. Members of reciprocal YCs welcome. No cover. BVBC, www.bvbc.org.
Feb. 3-5 — US Sailing Instructor Powerboat Clinic, San Diego. SDYC, www.sdyc.org.
Feb. 2-23 — Keelboat Sail, noon-4 p.m., every Sunday with BAADS at South Beach Harbor in San Francisco. Free. Info, (415) 281-0212 or www.baads.org.
Feb. 4-25 — Live jazz with Don Prell every Tuesday night, BVBC, San Francisco, 7:30 p.m. Subject to change due to Chase Center events; check with club. Members of reciprocal clubs welcome. No cover. Info, www.bvbc.org.
Feb. 5-26 — Wednesday Yachting Luncheon Series, StFYC, 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Lunch and a talk each week for about $25. All YCs' members welcome. Info, www.stfyc.com.
Feb. 6-8 — Sailing Leadership Forum, Hilton San Diego Resort. $150-$450. US Sailing, www.sailingleadership.org.
Feb. 7-9 — North U S.O.D.A. Youth Match Racing Clinic with Dave Perry in San Diego. For SoCal sailors ages 14-18/high school. SDYC, www.sdyc.org.
Feb. 9 — North U Racing Tactics Seminar, Sequoia YC, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. With Andrew Kerr. $60-$135 includes lunch. Info, www.northu.com/product/tactics-redwood-city-ca.
Feb. 9 — Full moon on a Sunday.
Feb. 11-Apr. 21 — USCGA Boating Skills & Seamanship Course, Tuesdays, Loch Lomond YC, San Rafael, 7-9:30 p.m. $75 includes text. Mary, email@example.com or (415) 246-3585.
Feb. 14 — Take your Valentine for a sail.
Feb. 15-16 — US Sailing International Offshore Safety at Sea Course with Hands-on Training, Mission Bay Aquatic Center, San Diego. John, (760) 650-6901 or www.ussailing.org.
Feb. 16 — US Sailing International Offshore Safety at Sea Course Hands-on Training only or Safety at Sea Refresher Course, Mission Bay Aquatic Center, San Diego. John, (760) 650-6901 or www.ussailing.org.
Feb. 16 — Race Management Seminar, Santa Cruz YC. $45. US Sailing, www.ussailing.org/education.
Feb. 17 — Presidents Day.
Feb. 19 — Singlehanded Transpacific Race Seminar: The Return Trip -— by Container or Sailor? OYC, Alameda, 7:30 p.m. Info, www.sfbaysss.org.
Feb. 22 — US Sailing Offshore Safety at Sea Seminar, Encinal YC, Alameda. Laura, (415) 771-9500 or www.ussailing.org.
Feb. 22 — The Bay Model: A USACE Engineer Tribute, Bay Model, Sausalito, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Free. Info, (415) 332-3871.
Feb. 25 — Northern Elephant Seals of Point Reyes National Seashore, Bay Model, Sausalito, 7-9 p.m. $5-$10 donation. Info, (415) 332-3871.
Feb. 28 — Live R&B with Tommy D', fourth Friday nights, BVBC, San Francisco, 7:30 p.m. Members of reciprocal clubs welcome. No cover. Info, www.bvbc.org.
Feb. 29 — Sail a Small Boat Day, Richmond YC, 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Free, with a free hot dog lunch. RYC, www.richmondyc.org.
Feb. 29 — Marine Weather and Sea State II: Analysis and Forecasting Symposium, Seattle YC, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. $175. Cruising Club of America, www.cruisingclub.org/wx20.
Feb. 29 — Boat Buying 101: How to Avoid Costly Mistakes, OYC, Alameda, 3-4 p.m. Free seminar. Space is limited, so pre-registration is required. Info, www.oaklandyachtclub.com.
Feb. 29 — Open House, OYC, Alameda, 4-6 p.m. Discover the benefits of joining. Info, www.oaklandyachtclub.com.
Feb. 29-Mar. 1 — US Sailing International Offshore Safety at Sea Course with Hands-on Training, Bainbridge Island, WA. Margaret, (425) 869-2727 or www.ussailing.org.
Mar. 1 — US Sailing International Offshore Safety at Sea Hands-on Training only or Safety at Sea Refresher Course, Bainbridge Island, WA. Margaret, (425) 869-2727 or www.ussailing.org.
Mar. 5 — Latitude 38 Spring Crew List Party, Golden Gate YC, San Francisco, 6-9 p.m. $10 cash at the door ($5 for ages 25 and under with ID). Info, (415) or www.latitude38.com.
Mar. 8 — Daylight Saving Time begins — more time for sailing after work, and thoughts turn to beer can racing.
Mar. 11 — Singlehanded Transpacific Race Seminar: Rigging and Sail Plans, OYC, Alameda, 7:30 p.m. With Ryan Nelson of Rogue Rigging. Info, www.sfbaysss.org.
Mar. 14-15, 21-22 — US Sailing Level 1 Instructor Course, TISC. $370-$440. US Sailing, www.ussailing.org/education.
Please send your calendar items by the 10th of the month to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you’re totally old-school, mail them to Latitude 38 (Attn: Calendar), 15 Locust Avenue, Mill Valley, CA, 94941, or fax them to us at (415) 383-5816. But 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.