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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 March Calendar

Non-Racing

Dear Readers — Due to COVID-19, we expect that most if not all in-person events from mid-March at least through April 7 have been canceled. We've marked the ones we've actually heard about. For any that are not marked "canceled" or "postponed," check with the event organizer. Please send updates to calendar@latitude38.com.

Mar. 2 — 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.

Canceled! Mar. 3-31 — 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.

Mar. 4 — Boathandling and Boatspeed Around the Race Course seminar with Andrew Kerr, Sausalito YC, 6 p.m. $15 at the door, credit card only. RSVP to race@sausalitoyachtclub.org.

Mar. 4-13 (Canceled mid-March through mid-April due to COVID-19) — 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.

Mar. 5 — Oil Spill Response Workshop, Martinez YC, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. For marinas and yacht clubs. Free, but RSVP by 3/2 to Vivian, (415) 904-6905 or vmatuk@coastal.ca.gov.

Mar. 5 Latitude 38 Spring Crew List Party, Golden Gate YC, San Francisco, 6-9 p.m. Appetizers, door prizes, color-coded name tags, no-host bar. $10 cash at the door; $5 for 25 & under with ID. Info, www.latitude38.com.

Mar. 7, Apr. 4 Canceled! 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.

Canceled! Mar. 7-28 — 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.

Mar. 8 — Daylight Saving Time begins. Bring on the beer can racing!

Canceled! Mar. 8-29 — 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.

Mar. 9 — Full moon on a Moonday.

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. 12-15 — International Ocean Film Festival. Screenings at Cowell Theater and Roxie Theater, San Francisco; and Rafael Theater, San Rafael. Info, www.intloceanfilmfest.org.

Canceled! Mar. 14 — Sea Scouts Open House, Aquatic Park, San Francisco, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sailing, rowing, kayaking, knot-tying, free food. RSVP, www.seascouts.splashthat.com.

Mar. 14 — Live Crew Overboard Training. Registration limited to 15 boats. BAMA, www.jibeset.net.

Mar. 14-15, 21-22 — US Sailing Level 1 Instructor Course, TISC. $370-$440. US Sailing, www.ussailing.org/education.

Mar. 17 — St. Patrick's Day.

Mar. 19 — Vernal Equinox, 8:50 p.m. PDT.

Mar. 21 — About Boating Safely, TIYC, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Get the CA Boating Card. $35. Info, fso-pe@flotilla17.org.

Canceled! Mar. 27 — 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.

Canceled! Mar. 28 — Ship's Locker Clean-Out Swap Meet, Benicia YC, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Spaces $25. Info, office@beniciayachtclub.org.

Moved online! Mar. 28, Apr. 4 — Virtual Dockwalker Trainings. 3/28 for SoCal and 4/4 for NorCal. Info & RSVP, Vivian, Vivian.Matuk@coastal.ca.gov or (415) 904-6905.

Canceled! Apr. 1 — Racing Rules Seminar, SeqYC, Redwood City. Info, www.sequoiayc.org.

Canceled! Apr. 1 — Singlehanded Transpacific Race Seminar: Medical Considerations & Provisioning, OYC, Alameda, 7:30 p.m. Also explanation of awards, accommodations, Command Central in Kauai. Info, www.sfbaysss.org.

Canceled! Apr. 4 — About Boating Safely, Berkeley Marina, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Class taught by USCG Auxiliary. $15-$40. Doug, (510) 295-7430 or doug_beckstein@yahoo.com.

Postponed! Apr. 9 — Oil Spill Response Workshop, Stockton YC, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. For marinas and yacht clubs. Free, but RSVP by 3/2 to Vivian, (415) 904-6905 or vmatuk@coastal.ca.gov.

Canceled! Apr. 16-19 — Pacific Sail & Power Boat Show, Craneway Pavilion & Marina Bay Yacht Harbor, Richmond. Info, www.pacificboatshow.com.

Canceled! Apr. 17 — Cruising Seminar, Pacific Sail & Power Boat Show, Craneway Pavilion, Richmond, 11:45 a.m. With Delta Doodette Christine Weaver of Latitude 38 and Pat McIntosh. Info, www.pacificboatshow.com.

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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