Jan. 27-Feb. 4 — Seattle Boat Show Indoors + Afloat, South Lake Union & CenturyLink Field. With 1,000+ watercraft. $14/adults; $5/youth 11-17; free/kids 10 & under; $28/five-day pass. Info, (206) 634-0911 or www.seattleboatshow.com.
Feb. 1-22 — Wednesday Yachting Luncheon Series at St. Francis YC, 12-2 p.m. Enjoy lunch and a dynamic speaker each Wednesday for about $25. All YCs' members welcome. More info under 'Events' tab at www.stfyc.com.
Feb. 1-22 — San Diego's South Bay Sea Scouts meet at Chula Vista Marina aboard the schooner Bill of Rights on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Sea Scouts is for guys & gals ages 13-20. John, (619) 852-7811.
Updated: Feb. 1-27 — The tall ships Hawaiian Chieftain and Lady Washington will be in Ventura through 2/12; and Oakland 2/17-2/27. Info & tickets, (800) 200-5239 or www.historicalseaport.org.
Feb. 2 — US Sailing Safety at Sea Seminar, Berkeley YC. Eight-hour course moderated by Chuck Hawley. $150 includes lunch. Register through the YRA on www.jibeset.net.
Date corrected: Feb. 2 — The Corinthian Speaker Series presents Dirk Rosen of Marine Applied Research & Exploration, with footage shot from a robotic submersible. Free & open to the public, but RSVP to (415) 435-4771. Info, www.cyc.org/club/speaker.
Feb. 4 — The Color of Beauty, 10 a.m. Walking tour looking at the work of African-American WPA artist Sargent Claude Johnson meets at Washington Square Park and ends at the Maritime Museum in San Francisco. Free, but RSVP to Noemesha
Feb. 4 — Women's Sailing Convention, Bahia Corinthian YC, Corona del Mar. $230 includes breakfast & lunch. Register by 2/1. SCYA, www.womenssailingconvention.com.
Feb. 4-25 — Sailing in Access Dinghies, 10 a.m., every Saturday with BAADS at South Beach Harbor in San Francisco. Meet at Java House. Info, (415) 281-0212 or www.baads.org.
Feb. 5-26 — Veterans' Sail, 10 a.m., and Keelboat Sail, 12 noon, every Sunday with BAADS at South Beach Harbor, S.F. Free. Info, (415) 281-0212 or www.baads.org.
Feb. 7, 8 — Accessibility Improvement Project meetings for the tall ship Balclutha. 2/7: San Francisco Maritime Park Visitor Center, 5-7 p.m.; 2/8: Ed Roberts Campus, Berkeley, 5:45-7:30 p.m. Info, www.nps.gov/safr.
Feb. 9, Mar. 9 — Single Sailors Association monthly meeting, Ballena Bay YC, Alameda. Social hour, 6:30 p.m.; dinner, 7 p.m.; meeting, 7:30. Info, www.singlesailors.org.
Feb. 10 — Sail under the full moon on a Friday.
Feb. 10-12 — North U S.O.D.A. Youth Match Racing Clinic, SDYC. Coached by Dave Perry. $75 includes dinner Friday & Saturday nights and use of a J/22. Info, www.sdyc.org.
Feb. 11 — US Sailing One Day Race Management Seminar, Corinthian YC of Seattle, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. $50 includes lunch. Online registration closes 2/6. Info, www.ussailing.org.
Feb. 12 — Open House/Sailboat Rides, Cal Sailing Club, Berkeley, 1-4 p.m. Free. Info, www.cal-sailing.org.
Feb. 13, 1989 — Warren Luhrs, Lars Bergstrom and Courtney Hazelton sailed Luhrs' Open 60 Thursday's Child into San Francisco Bay, setting a record of 80 days, 20 hours for the passage around Cape Horn from New York. The record had been held by the clipper ship Flying Cloud since 1854.
Feb. 14 — Take your sweetie sailing for Valentine's Day.
Feb. 16 — An Evening Tour at the Bay Model, Sausalito, 6:30 p.m. A Club Nautique Winter Seminar. $5 at the door. RSVP to (415) 332-8001 or (800) 559-2582.
Feb. 18-19 — US Sailing two-day Safety at Sea Seminar, Marshall/Luepke Community Center, Vancouver, WA. $350/both days; $250/Saturday only; includes lunch. Sailing Foundation, (425) 869-2727 or www.thesailingfoundation.org.
Feb. 19 — A Dialogue about Maritime Equality and Opportunity aboard Balclutha, Hyde Street Pier, San Francisco, 12:30-2 p.m. $10 ship admission. Info, www.nps.gov/safr.
Feb. 19, 25 — The West Coast Link to the Harlem Renaissance. 10:30 a.m.-noon. Waterfront walking tour meets at the Argonaut Hotel, San Francisco, and looks at the work of Sargent Claude Johnson for the New Deal Federal Art Project. Free. Info, www.nps.gov/safr.
Feb. 20 — Presidents' Day.
Feb. 25 — San Francisco Bay Weather Seminar, Encinal YC, Alameda, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Led by Lee Chesneau and Mike Dvorak. $70. YRA, (415) 771-9500 or www.yra.org.
Feb. 25 — Sing along with Chanteys: The African American and Caribbean Connection aboard Balclutha, Hyde St. Pier, S.F., 1:00-1:45 p.m. $10 to board. Info, www.nps.gov/safr.
Feb. 25 — Star of Alaska and the African American Experience aboard Balclutha, Hyde Street Pier, San Francisco, 2:15-3 p.m. $10 ship admission. Info, www.nps.gov/safr.
Feb. 25 — From Slaves to Sailors: The Voyage to Freedom through Whaling. Hyde Street Pier, San Francisco, 3:30-4 p.m. Free. Info, www.nps.gov/safr.
Feb. 25 — North U Rules & Tactics Seminar with Andrew Kerr, Berkeley YC, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $60-$135. Francine, (203) 245-0727 or www.northu.com.
Feb. 26 — North U Rules & Tactics Seminar with Dave Perry, Seattle YC. Info, (203) 245-0727 or www.northu.com.
Mar. 2 — The 2016 Baja Ha-Ha Cruiser Experience with Rich Morse & Mel Ellison, Club Nautique, Alameda, 6:30 p.m. Free/members; $20/non-members. RSVP to (510) 865-4700.
Mar. 2 — The Corinthian Speaker Series presents Korean War vet Jim Staley, author of Come In, Swanee Leader. CYC, Tiburon. Free & open to the public, but RSVP to (415) 435-4771. Info, www.cyc.org/club/speaker.
Mar. 4 — Sail a Small Boat Day. Richmond YC, www.richmondyc.org.
Mar. 4-5 — US Sailing two-day Safety at Sea with Hands-on Training, Long Beach YC. With Bruce Brown. $200/first day only; $240/both days, which meets World Sailing standards. Robert, (562) 430-8471 or www.lbyc.org.
Mar. 5 — Mariners' Sunday, St. Luke's Presbyterian Church, San Rafael, 10 a.m. An interfaith worship service celebrating mariners, featuring music by the Sons of the Sea Men's Choir. Info, www.stlukepres.org.
Mar. 8 — Latitude 38's Spring Crew List Party at Golden Gate YC in S.F., 6-9 p.m. Snacks, name tags, demonstrations, a slide show, door-prize drawings and more. No-host bar. $7 cash only; $5 for ages 25 or under. Info, (415) 383-8200 x0 or www.latitude38.com/crewlist/CrewParty/CrewParty.html.
Mar. 9-12 — Ocean Film Festival, Cowell Theater, Fort Mason, San Francisco. Info, www.oceanfilmfest.org.
Mar. 9-12 — Sacramento Boat Show, Cal Expo. $12/general admission. Info, www.sacramentoboatshow.com.
Mar. 11 — US Sailing One Day Race Management Seminar, Encinal YC, Alameda, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. $40. Info, www.ussailing.org.
Mar. 12 — Spring forward for Daylight Saving Time.
Mar. 12 — US Sailing One Day Race Management Seminar, Dana Point YC, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. $35 includes lunch. Register online by 3/6. Info, www.ussailing.org.
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Feb. 4 — Double Up and Back. CPYC, www.cpyc.com.
Feb. 4, 11, 25, Mar. 4 — Spring Series #1 & #2 on Folsom Lake. FLYC, www.flyc.org.
Feb. 4-5 — Team Race 101 in J/22s. Chalktalk on Saturday; scrimmage racing on Sunday. StFYC, www.stfyc.com.
Feb. 11, Mar. 4 — Singlehanded/Doublehanded Race #1. SeqYC, www.sequoiayc.org.
Feb. 11-12 — NorCal Divisional #2 high school regatta, hosted by PYSF. Info, www.bayarea-youthsailing.com.
Feb. 11-12 — BAYS Opti Regatta, hosted by EYC on the Estuary. Info, www.bayarea-youthsailing.com.
Feb. 11-12, 18-19 — SCYA Midwinter Regatta hosted by 30 SoCal YCs. Info, www.scyamidwinterregatta.org.
Feb. 17-19 — Leukemia Cup & Birthday Regatta, Arizona YC, Tempe Town Lake. Info, www.arizonayachtclub.org.
Feb. 18 — Londerville Cup. HMBYC, www.hmbyc.org.
Feb. 25-26 — California Dreamin' Series match-racing stop #2, to be sailed in Catalina 37s in Long Beach. LBYC, www.lbyc.org.
Feb. 25-26 — PCISA 4/5 Golden Bear hosted by TISC. Info, www.pcisa.hssailing.org.
Mar. 4 — NorCal Series for Mercurys at EYC. Info, www.mercury-sail.com.
Mar. 4 — Long Distance Race. SSC, www.stocktonsc.org.
Mar. 4 — John Pitcher Memorial. CPYC, www.cpyc.com.
Mar. 4-5 — Spring One Design. StFYC, www.stfyc.com.
Mar. 4-5 — BAYS Opti Regatta, hosted by PYSF in Redwood City. Info, www.bayarea-youthsailing.com.
Mar. 5 — Sadie Hawkins Race for women skippers on the Estuary. IYC, www.iyc.org.
Mar. 5 — Spring Series #1. SSC, www.stocktonsc.org.
Mar. 11 — Rites of Spring. Singlehanded, doublehanded and full crew divisions. OYC, www.oaklandyachtclub.net.
Mar. 11-12 — Big Daddy Regatta, with buoy racing Saturday and a pursuit race Sunday. RYC, www.richmondyc.org.
Mar. 11-12 — California Dreamin' Series match-racing stop #3, to be sailed in J/22s in S.F. StFYC, www.stfyc.com.
BAY VIEW BOAT CLUB — Midwinter Madness: 2/11, 3/11. Info, www.bvbc.org.
BENICIA YACHT CLUB — Frostbite Series: 2/4, 3/4. Dan, (707) 319-5706 or
BERKELEY YC — Midwinters: 2/11-12; Champion of Champions: 2/26. Bob, (510) 530-4162; Bobbi, (925) 939-9885 or www.berkeleyyc.org.
BERKELEY YC — Chowder Races: Sundays through March except when it conflicts with above. Paul, (510) 540-7968 or www.berkeleyyc.org.
CAL SAILING CLUB — Year-round Sunday morning dinghy races, conditions permitting, intraclub only, typically in Laser Bahias and JY15s. Info, www.cal-sailing.org.
CORINTHIAN YC — Midwinters: 2/18-19. Info, www.cyc.org.
COYOTE POINT YC — Winter Buoy Races: 2/12, 2/26, 3/12, 3/26. Info, www.cpyc.com.
ELKHORN YC — Frostbite Series: 3/4, 3/18. 4/1. Info, (831) 724-3875 or www.elkhornyc.org/racing.
ENCINAL YC — Jack Frost Series: 2/25, 3/18. Info, (510) 522-3272 or www.encinal.org.
GOLDEN GATE YC — Manuel Fagundes Seaweed Soup Series: 2/4, 3/4. Info, (510) 926-2441 or www.ggyc.com.
ISLAND YC — Island Days on the Estuary: 2/12, 3/12. John, (510) 521-2980 or www.iyc.org.
KONOCTI BAY SC — OSIRs (Old Salts in Retirement) every Wednesday at noon. Info, www.kbsail.com.
LAKE MERRITT SAILING CENTER — Robinson Midwinters: 2/11, 3/12. Peggy, (510) 836-1805.
MONTEREY PENINSULA YC — Perry Cup/Midwinters: 2/4. Info, www.mpyc.org.
OAKLAND YC — Sunday Brunch Series: 2/19, 2/26, 3/19, 3/26. Debby, (510) 390-1620 or www.oaklandyachtclub.net.
REGATTAPRO — Winter One Design: 2/11. Jeff, (415) 595-8364 or www.sausalitoyachtclub.org.
RICHMOND YC — Small Boat Midwinters (Sundays): 2/5, 3/5. Optis & El Toro Green Fleet (Saturdays): 2/4, 3/4. Info, www.richmondyc.org.
SAN FRANCISCO MODEL YC — Victoria one-design radio-controlled races every Wednesday afternoon year-round at Spreckels Lake in Golden Gate Park. Info, www.sfmyc.org.
SANTA CRUZ YC — Midwinters: 2/18, 3/18. Info, (831) 425-0690 or www.scyc.org.
SANTA ROSA SC — Spring Lake Winter Series: 2/19, 3/19, 4/9. Info, www.santarosasailingclub.org.
SAUSALITO YC — Sunday Midwinters: 2/5, 3/5. Info, www.sausalitoyachtclub.org.
SEQUOIA YC — Winter Series: 2/4, 2/18, 3/18 (St. Patrick's Day Race). Redwood Cup pursuit race series: 2/25, 3/11. Info, www.sequoiayc.org.
SOUTH BEACH YC — Island Fever Midwinters: 2/25, 3/18. Info, www.southbeachyc.org.
TIBURON YC — Midwinters: 2/4, 3/4. Info, www.tyc.org.
VALLEJO YC — Tiny Robbins Midwinters: 2/18, 3/18. Info, (707) 643-1254 or www.vyc.org.
||In the Tropics
Jan. 24-Feb. 3 — Conch Republic Cup/Key West Cuba Race Week. Info, www.conchrepubliccup.org.
Jan. 30-Feb. 4 — Grenada Sailing Week. Grenada Sailing Association, www.grenadasailingweek.com.
Feb. 2-5 — Antigua Superyacht Challenge. Antigua YC, www.superyachtchallengeantigua.com.
Feb. 3-10 — Pineapple Cup, Miami to Montego Bay, Jamaica. Info, www.pineapplecup.com.
Feb. 17-21 — Cuba Cup, Montego Bay to Havana, Cuba. Info, www.pineapplecup.com.
Feb. 20-24 — RORC Caribbean 600, with starts and finishes in Antigua. Info, www.caribbean600.rorc.org.
Feb. 28-Mar. 4 — Banderas Bay Regatta, friendly racing for cruisers in Mexico. Info, www.banderasbayregatta.com.
Mar. 1-5 — Rolex Swan Cup Caribbean in Virgin Gorda. Costa Smeralda YC, www.yccs.it.
Mar. 2-5 — St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, world-class racing. St. Maarten YC, www.heinekenregatta.com.
Mar. 6-7 — 50th Anniversary Regatta BVI in Virgin Gorda. Costa Smeralda YC, www.yccs.it.
Mar. 10-13 — Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta and Rendezvous in Virgin Gorda. Costa Smeralda YC, www.loropianasuperyachtregattaandrendezvous.com.
Mar. 10-16 — Newport Beach to Cabo San Lucas International Yacht Race. NHYC, www.nhyccaborace.com.
Mar. 13-April 7 — Cruisers Rally to El Salvador. A spring rendezvous in Bahia del Sol. Info, www.elsalvadorrally.com.
Mar. 14-18 — Miami to Havana Race. Info, (386) 437-9400 or www.havanarace.org.
Mar. 16-19 — St. Barths Bucket Regatta. St. Barths YC, www.bucketregattas.com/stbarths.
Mar. 23 — Round the Rocks Race in USVI. St. Thomas YC, www.stthomasinternationalregatta.com.
Mar. 24-26 — St. Thomas International Regatta in USVI. St. Thomas YC, www.stthomasinternationalregatta.com.
Mar. 27-Apr. 2 — BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival. Royal BVI YC, www.bvispringregatta.org.
Mar. 29-Apr. 2 — La Paz Bay Fest for cruisers, Sea of Cortez. Club Cruceros de La Paz, www.clubcruceros.net.
Apr. 10-15 — Les Voiles de St. Barth. St. Barths YC, www.lesvoilesdesaintbarth.com.
Apr. 13-17 — Bequia Easter Regatta, Windward Islands. Bequia Sailing Club, www.bequiaregatta.com.
Apr. 19-25 — Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta. Antigua YC, www.antiguaclassics.com.
Apr. 28-30 — Newport to Ensenada Race. NOSA, www.newporttoensenada.com.
Apr. 29-May 5 — Antigua Sailing Week. Antigua Sailing Association, www.sailingweek.com.
May 23-27 — Tahiti Pearl Regatta. International fleet racing. Info, www.tahitipearlregatta.org.pf.
May 26-29 — Foxy's Wooden Boat Regatta, Jost Van Dyke. Info, www.foxysbar.com/woodenboatregatta.
June 10-12 — Puerto Rico Heineken International Regatta. Puerto del Rey, www.heinekenregattapr.com.
June 23-25 — Tahiti-Moorea Sailing Rendez-vous, with Latitude 38. Info, www.tahiti-moorea-sailing-rdv.com.
July 3-21 — Los Angeles-Honolulu Transpacific Yacht Race. Info, www.transpacyc.com.
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