Latitude 38 January Calendar
Jan. 1 — Start the year out right — on the water.
Jan. 4, Feb. 1 — 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. 4-25 — 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.
Jan. 5-26 — 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.
Jan. 6 — 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.
Jan. 7-28 — 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.
Jan. 8-12 — Portland Boat Show, Portland Expo Center, OR. $10; kids 12 & under free. Info, www.pdxboatshow.com.
Jan. 9-12 — Los Angeles Boat Show, Fairplex, Pomona. $15; kids 12 & under free. Info, www.losangelesboatshow.com.
Jan. 10 — Full moon on a Friday.
Jan. 11-12 — SSS Emergency Rudder Race and cruise-in, Richmond YC. Info, www.sfbaysss.org.
Jan. 12 — Powerboat Handling Clinic for US Sailing Level 1 Instructor prep, TISC. Info, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jan. 15, 22, 29 — 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.
Jan. 18 — US Sailing/Powerboating Accelerated Safe Powerboat Handling, TISC. Info, www.nauticalsolutions.org/calendar.
Jan. 18 — PICYA Commodore's Ball & Installation of Officers, Encinal YC, Alameda, 5:30 p.m. Black tie suggested. $65. RSVP by 1/11. Info, www.picya.org.
Jan. 19 — US Sailing/Powerboating Safety & Rescue Boat Handling, TISC. Info, www.nauticalsolutions.org/calendar.
Jan. 20 — Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Jan. 23-26 — San Diego Sunroad Marina Boat Show. $15; kids 12 & under free. Info, www.bigbayboatshow.com.
Jan. 23-26 — North U Match Race Clinic & US Sailing Umpire Clinic. SDYC, www.sdyc.org.
Jan. 24 — Live R&B with Tommy D', fourth Friday nights, 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.
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.
Jan. 25-26 — 10th Annual Whalefest, Monterey Wharf, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Interactive, family-friendly. Includes a 43-ft inflatable whale visitors can go inside; wharf walks; and a symposium with whale experts. Info, www.montereywharf.com.
Jan. 25-26 — Safety at Sea Seminar in San Diego. $250-$350. John, (760) 650-6901 or www.sdyc.org.
Feb. 1 — Sailing Convention for Women, Bahia Corinthian YC, Corona del Mar. Classroom and on-the-water workshops. $235. Info, www.sailingconventionforwomen.com.
Feb. 1-3 — 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. 6-8 — Sailing Leadership Forum, Hilton San Diego Resort. $150-$450. US Sailing, www.sailingleadership.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.
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.