WATERFRONT ACTIVITIES

Travel to Tanzania during the annual birthing season and the wildebeest migration on the Serengeti Plains for a once in a lifetime experience.

February 10 6:30PM – 9PM - Tanzania Planning Party – OCSC Sailing, Berkeley, 510-843-4200, www.ocscsailing.com

Travel to Tanzania during the annual birthing season and the wildebeest migration on the Serengeti Plains for a once in a lifetime experience. We will enjoy fabulous wildlife viewing, authentic cultural interactions (including walks with locals Masai), and exciting night game drives. Luxury lodging and camps, excellent cuisine and good company with a grand finale in magical Zanzibar. Join us at OCSC to learn more about this amazing expedition taking place June 2018. Please RSVP at (510) 843-4200. Cost is free.

 

February 10 –11 9AM – 5PM – Crew Course – OCSC Sailing, Berkeley, 510-843-4200, www.ocscsailing.com

The greatest pleasure in sailing comes from the ability to participate. Fundamental skills are all you need to move from being a passenger to being welcomed aboard as a competent member of the crew. With the techniques you learn in this course you will instantly be helpful to any skipper whether day sailing on San Francisco Bay or bareboat chartering in a tropical paradise. It is more fun to be confident on the water! Please call the office for more details at (510) 843-4200. Space is limited! Cost is $695.

 

February 14 Radar Recertification 1 Day - Maritime Institute, Alameda, 888-262-8020, www.MaritimeInstitute.com

This course is a renewal test for the Unlimited Radar Observer renewal for the advanced mariner that does radar plotting on a regular basis. Testing on the first and second triangles and practical plotting on the radar scope (2 tests each) Approximately four (4) hours. To register or view our complete schedule, visit www.MaritimeInstitute.com.

 

February 14     6:30PM - 9PM - Valentine’s Day Sail - Schooner Freda B, 415-331-0444, www.schoonerfredab.com

Enjoy an evening sail on the San Francisco Bay aboard the Schooner Freda B with someone close to your heart. Cozy up under a blanket as you take in the Bay’s most iconic sights - the Golden Gate Bridge, Angel Island, Alcatraz, and the sparkling San Francisco skyline - all while sipping on a hot drink. $75 per person.

 

February 17 4:30PM - 6:45PM – Saturday Sunset Sail - Schooner Freda B, 415-331-0444, www.schoonerfredab.com

Step aboard in Sausalito and see the Bay’s most iconic sights from the deck of a meticulously maintained tall-ship. This weekly sail is a great way to liven up your weekend, a perfect mix of luxury and adventure! $69 per person.

 

February 17 7PM – 9PM – San Francisco Bay Cruising Destinations Seminar – OCSC Sailing, Berkeley, 510-843-4200, www.ocscsailing.com

Greater San Francisco Bay offers a wide variety of cruising opportunities for sailors who are “in the know.” You too can become an insider by attending this seminar. Popular and challenging destinations restaurants, nature preserves, maritime and natural history museums, night clubs and secluded coves are all just a sail away, but only if you know where to go and how to make the most of them. Discover the well-kept secrets of Bay cruising. Please RSVP at (510) 843-4200. Cost is $35.

 

February 18 8:15AM – 11AM - Sunday Morning Ecology Sail - Schooner Freda B, 415-331-0444, www.schoonerfredab.com

This weekly sail, boarding in Sausalito, will take you under the Golden Gate Bridge and all the way out to Point Bonita Lighthouse. This is a prime area for wildlife, since it’s only viewable from the water, and we’ll have a naturalist on-board to guide you through the whole experience. $65 per person.

 

February 26     Radar Observer / Refresher - 3 day Renewal Course - March 2 Maritime Institute, San Rafael, 888-262-8020, www.MaritimeInstitute.com

This three (3) day course is for a renewal of the Unlimited Radar Observer endorsement. The course is recommended for candidates that have not done radar plots for a long period of time. To register or view our complete schedule, visit www.MaritimeInstitute.com.

 

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