Latitude 38 March Calendar
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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, email@example.com.
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, firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.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.