Calendar

Calendar listings are for marine-related events that are either free or don't cost much to attend. Email event listings here. The deadline is always the 10th of the month prior to publication.

Latitude 38 February Calendar

Non-Racing

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, marinboatingclasses@yahoo.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 calendar@latitude38.com. 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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