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2019 Calendar
See the complete 2019 racing calendar here. The print calendar is available at select Bay Area distribution points.
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Dec. 28-Feb. 11 — Tall ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain will be in Dana Point, 12/28-1/15; Newport Beach, 1/18-28; and Oxnard 1/30-2/11 (HC only). Info/tickets, (800) 200-5239 or

Dec. 29 — Boarded! A New Pirate Adventure aboard the tall ship Californian, San Diego Maritime Museum, 10:30 a.m. or 12:45 p.m. $20-$30. Info/tickets, (619) 432-2314 or

Dec. 29-Jan. 26Small Boat Sailing, 9:30 a.m., and sailing for veterans and their families, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. every Saturday with BAADS at South Beach Harbor in San Francisco. Free. Info, (415) 281-0212 or

Dec. 30-Jan. 27Keelboat Sail, noon-4 p.m., every Sunday with BAADS at South Beach Harbor in San Francisco. Free. Info, (415) 281-0212 or

Jan. 1 — Start 2019 with a New Year's sail.

Jan. 2-30Wednesday Yachting Luncheon Series, StFYC, 11:45-1:30 p.m. Lunch and a dynamic speaker each week for about $25. All YCs’ members welcome. Info,

Jan. 5, Feb. 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.

Jan. 10, Feb. 14 — Single Sailors Association meeting and dinner, Ballena Bay YC, Alameda, 6:30 p.m. Guests welcome. Info,

Jan. 10-13 — Los Angeles Boat Show, Fairplex, Pomona. $5-$15. Info,

Jan. 12-13 — US Sailing Safety at Sea Seminar, Del Rey YC, Marina del Rey. $250. Judy, (818) 472-2959,

Jan. 20 — Sail under the full moon on a Saturday.

Jan. 21 — Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Jan. 24 — Corinthian YC Speaker Series presents Lia Ditton: Rowing Solo from Japan to SF, Tiburon, 7 p.m. Free and open to the public, but RSVP to or (415) 435-4771.

Jan. 24-27 — San Diego Sunroad Marina Boat Show. New & used boats in the water, marine vendors, food & drink, boat rides, free seminars. Info,

Jan. 25-Feb. 2 — Seattle Boat Show, Centurylink Center & South Lake Union & Bell Harbor Marina. Free shuttle between the three locations. Cruisers' Forum on 1/26, 10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Stage 5. Info,

Jan. 26 — About Boating Safety course, Berkeley Marina, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. $15 for USCGA members & college students; $40 for all others. Doug, (510) 295-7430 or

Jan. 26 — How to Get Your Captain's License seminar, Ballena Bay YC, Alameda, 9-10 a.m. With speaker Dan Leininger. Free. Sheila, (510) 523-5528.

Jan. 26 — PICYA Commodore's Ball and Installation of Officers, Sheraton San Rafael, 6-10:30 p.m. Black tie suggested. $85. Lynda, (415) 602-9961 or

Jan. 26-27 — Whalefest Monterey, Old Fisherman's Wharf, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Info,

Jan. 27 — US Sailing Race Management Seminar, Sequoia YC, Redwood City, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Taught by John Super & John Christman. $45 includes lunch. Bring a copy of the Racing Rules of Sailing. Info,

Feb. 2 — Sailing Convention for Women, Bahia Corinthian YC, Corona del Mar, 8:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. $200-$250. Gail, (951) 677-8121 or

Feb. 4 — PICYA Delegates' Meeting, Sequoia YC, Redwood City, 6-10 p.m. Info,

Feb. 10 — North U Sail Trim Seminar, Sequoia YC, Redwood City, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Taught by Andrew Kerr. $50-$125. Info,

Feb. 14 — Save the date for a Valentine's Day sail.

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