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Latitude 38’s Fall Crew List Party Is Tomorrow — Will You Be There?

Tomorrow is Latitude 38‘s Fall Crew List Party — our semiannual crew-mingling soiree — and we’re looking forward to catching up with and meeting sailors from all over the Bay Area. As of this morning, we have sold over 160 tickets, which means there should be plenty of opportunities for you to connect with fellow sailors, whether you are looking for crew, or looking to crew.

In case you’ve missed our other memos, here are the details:

Party date: Thursday, September 9, 2021.

Time: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Tomorrow’s party exhibitors will include the US Coast Guard — USCG District 11’s Douglas Samp and Petty Officer Loumania “Lou” Stewart will be sharing information and swag while demonstrating safety items such as the EPIRB; Spaulding Marine Center will showcase their latest projects: the Pelican sailboats built by volunteers and crew, and the new Boatworks 101 Apprenticeship Program; the crew from San Francisco Sailing Science Center will be joining us again; and the Matthew Turner will be open for tours from from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. (on deck only).

Marina Riviera Nayarit will be on hand to talk about Mexico and give sailors the latest information and updates.

Cash bar Hosted by Spaulding Marine Center.

Batiste Rhum Tasting

Food truck: Casablanca Moroccan & Mediterranean serving from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

We’ll also have water and individually wrapped snacks available. We encourage everyone to bring a water bottle, though we will have cups on hand.

Tickets: Latitude 38 Fall Crew List Party Tickets. Tickets are free for officially registered 2021 Baja Ha-Ha skippers and first mates; $10 for everyone else.

Matthew Turner tours at crew list party
The Matthew Turner is docked right out in front of the Bay Model.
© 2021 Call of the Sea

Before you go …

Have you signed up on our new Crew List page?

Latitude 38‘s Crew Lists are designed to get people who want to crew in contact with skippers of boats that need crew for all forms of recreational sailing. Unfortunately, we were unable to import the data from the old website and are asking current crew list members to re-enter their information. You can join them by entering your new Crew Listing now.

We’ll be drawing names to win a Latitude 38 hat from everyone whose name is entered by 8 p.m. on Wednesday, September 8 (tonight!) – the day before our Fall Crew List Party.

Crew Party Crew
Q & M Travels hosted nine crew members aboard Esprit for a sail across the Bay from Berkeley Marina to GGYC for the March 2020 Crew Party. How will you travel to Sausalito for this year’s party?
© 2021 Q & M Travels

All of our crew parties are geared toward helping people find sailing opportunities for cruising, racing or daysailing. The Fall Crew List Party is ideal for boat owners seeking crew who want to head south to Mexico, or crew who want to do the same. It’s also well suited for folks looking for midwinter race crew, or anyone who just wants to sail the Bay. For your convenience, hand sanitizer will be placed at tables throughout the party area, and mask wearing is encouraged, as is being vaccinated.

COVID precautions: We are closely monitoring the global and local situation regarding
 the pandemic. We recommend being vaccinated if you are able, and wearing a mask. We’ll have masks and hand sanitizer available. We will adjust plans as guided by local restrictions at the time of the event and will notify all advance ticket holders of any changes. Money will be refunded if the party is canceled due to COVID. Please refer to Marin County Health for the most recent updates:

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While the missing mariner is not a participant in the recent Singlehanded Transpacific Race, his transit is very much like one that is made by many solo sailors after the race.