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Latitude 38 November Calendar


Nov. 1 — Cruising Seminar, Downwind Marine, San Diego, 6 p.m. Tom Teevin, Maintaining Your Outboard Motor while Cruising in Mexico. $3/person/seminar. Info,

Nov. 2 — Flare Collection Event, Pillar Point Harbor, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.; Oyster Point Marina, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. For residents & berthers of San Mateo County only. Appointments/info: Wesley, (650) 655-6217 or

Nov. 2 — Pacific Puddle Jump Seminar, West Marine, San Diego, 5 p.m. Info,

Nov. 2, Dec. 7 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.

Nov. 2-3 — Sea Glass & Ocean Art Festival, Cocoanut Grove, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Full bar, food, gift basket drawings, 40 artists. $5 admission; kids free. Benefits ocean conservation. Info,

Nov. 2-30 — 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

Nov. 3, 2 a.m. — Fall back one hour to Standard Time.

Nov. 3 — Baja Ha-Ha Kick-Off Costume Party & BBQ, West Marine parking lot, San Diego, 1 p.m. Free for skippers & first mates; $12 for all others. Info,

Nov. 3, 10, 17 — Afternoon Sailing Adventure on scow schooner Alma, Hyde Street Pier, San Francisco, 12:30-4 p.m. $20-$40. NPS,

Nov. 3-24 — Keelboat Sail, noon-4 p.m., every Sunday with BAADS at South Beach Harbor in San Francisco. Free. Info, (415) 281-0212 or

Nov. 4 — First Mondays, live jazz with Randy Craig, 7:30  p.m. Members of reciprocal YCs welcome. No cover. BVBC,

Nov. 4 — Baja Ha-Ha Kick-Off Parade, Harbor Island, San Diego, 10 a.m. Info,

Nov. 4-16 — Baja Ha-Ha XXVI cruising rally, San Diego to Cabo San Lucas with stops in Turtle Bay and Bahia Santa Maria. Info,

Nov. 5-26 — Live jazz with Don Prell every Tuesday night, BVBC, San Francisco, 7:30 p.m. Members of reciprocal clubs welcome. No cover. Info,

Nov. 6-27 — 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,

Canceled! Nov. 8-18 — The tall ship Lady Washington visits Pillar Point Harbor. Info,

Nov. 11 — Veterans Day.

Nov. 12 — Full moon on a Tuesday.

Nov. 13-14 — Regional Training Conference, International Association of Marine Investigators, Fiesta Hotel, Henderson, NV. Topics: Marine Casualty and Accident Investigations, Accident Reconstruction. Info,

Nov. 14 — Annual Potluck Dinner, Single Sailors Association, Ballena Bay YC, Alameda, 6:30 p.m. Guests welcome. Info,

Nov. 16 — Open House, Tradewinds Sailing, Richmond, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Info, (510) 232-7999 or

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Nov. 16 — Open House, Oakland YC, Alameda, 4-6 p.m.  Info, (510) 522-6868 or

Nov. 16 — Sea Music Concert Series, aboard Balclutha, Hyde Street Pier, San Francisco, 8-10 p.m. Brass Farthing, a nine-member singing group. $10-$20. Info, (415) 447-5000.

Nov. 17 — YRA Trophy Party, Berkeley YC, 1-3:30 p.m.  Info, (415) 771-9500 or

Nov. 17 — Open House, Cal Sailing Club, Berkeley, 1-4 p.m. Free intro sailboat rides in keelboats and dinghies. Info,

Nov. 21 — Knot Tying Workshop, Half Moon Bay YC, 6-9 p.m. Info,

Nov. 22 — Live R&B with Tommy D', fourth Friday nights, BVBC, San Francisco, 7:30 p.m. Members of reciprocal clubs welcome. No cover. Info,

Nov. 23-24 — Youth Adventure Camp Out, Maritime Museum of San Diego. For ages 10-17; must be accompanied by an adult. Includes a tall ship sail aboard Californian and camping on Star of India, with stories, knot craft, dinner, movie. $100/person. Info,

Nov. 28 — Thanksgiving Day.

Nov. 30 — Santa's Riverboat Arrival, Petaluma River Turning Basin, 11:30 a.m. Info, (707) 769-0429.

Nov. 30 — Surfin' Santa, Capitola, noon. Gather on the beach to welcome Santa and the reindeer. Refreshments, face painting. Info, (831) 475-6522 or

Nov. 30, Dec. 28 — Boarded! Pirate Adventure, Maritime Museum of San Diego. Includes a new Little Pirate Costume Contest. $25-$40. Info,

Dec. 5 — Educational Meeting, California Clean Boating Network, Martinez YC, 9:15 a.m.-1 p.m. Free, but RSVP required to Vivian,

Dec. 6 — Lighted Boat Parade in Benicia. Info,

Dec. 7 — Lighted Yacht Parade, Oakland-Alameda Estuary. Benefiting Oakland Firefighters & Alameda County Food Bank. Info,

Dec. 7 — Lighted Boat Parade, Santa Cruz Harbor, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Info, (831) 475-6161 or

Dec. 7 — Lynn Hahn Memorial Delta Reflections Lighted Boat Parade, Stockton YC. $25 entry fee benefits charity. Roger, (209) 603-7147,

Dec. 8, 15 — Parade of Lights, San Diego, 5 p.m. Theme: Comic-Con on the Bay. Info,

Dec. 13 — Decorated Boat Parade, San Francisco, 6 p.m. Anita Rock to Pier 39 to StFYC. Info,

Dec. 14 — Lighted Boat Parade & Fireworks, Sausalito, 6 p.m. SeqYC,

Dec. 14 — Lighted Boat Parade, Redwood City. SeqYC,

Dec. 14 — Holiday Party, Single Sailors Association, Spinnaker YC, San Leandro. Info,

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

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