SCBC Herring Festival Feb 22

  The Sausalito Community Boating Center has secured the banquet room at the Spinnaker Restaurant to host the 9th annual SCBC Herring Festival on Thursday, Feb. 24. Tickets are on sale on the SCBC website. Attendance at the Spinnaker will be limited to ensure social distancing, but folks far and...

Herring Festival Online Jan 27

Sausalito’s Community Boating Center made great strides constructing an accessible, affordable marina in 2020 and is preparing to open in 2021. To celebrate, they’re staging a night full of sea shanties, fishy stories, raffle prizes and a silent auction in addition to cooking and mixology demos. Hosted by CBS News...

Joe Novitski Gives Online Talk on WIND STAR

On Wednesday evening East Pier’s Joe Novitski will Zoom the story of the men who dreamed up, designed, built and sailed WIND STAR, the first sailing cruise ship and the first commercial sailing ship in two generations. Joe’s presentation, part of the Sausalito Yacht Club’s Lecture Series, will be streamed...

Women at the Helm Feb 15

Gate 6 ½ resident Helen Vandeman has produced a new documentary about five salty senior women in the Bay Area and Washington state who were pioneering mariners. Helen will host a showing at the film at the Sausalito Library on Friday, February 15 at 7:00 p.m. The women profiled include...

An Epic Race: Transpac Results

Jiří Šenkyřík crossed the finish line first! Sailing three minutes short of 13 days, Jiří came in second overall (for corrected time) in the race from San Francisco to Hawaii. “When I radioed, the race committee and Bri met me in a small boat—it was a surprise to me to see my...

A Solo Sailing Race to Hawaii

On July 2, Issaquah resident Jiří Šenkyřík set sail, racing across the Pacific ocean to Hawaii – solo. The Singlehanded TransPac 2016, the 20th edition, is a race from San Francisco (Tiburon) to Hanalei, on the north shore of Kauaʻi. This year, 22 men and one woman are participating, using...