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Spring Sunset in Sausalito
Sausalito Yacht Club’s second Spring Sunset Race featured one of the oldest racing sailboats on San Francisco Bay, a piece of almost 100-year old history… Read on…

Great Vallejo Race Photo Gallery

Twin Island Race Then and Now
Many San Francisco Bay races have a 'backstory' — often a reason for naming lost in the mist of yacht club history, stored trophies last awarded to one-design fleets long absent from YRA’s active participation, or faint memories among the… Read on…

OYRA Lightship
Some confusion with start timing rattled Division 1. The rest of the divisions figured out the timing, and, as the fleets sailed out into the ebb, racers were pleasantly surprised to find more wind than… Read on…

Bullship Race Photo Gallery

SSS Round the Rocks Photo Gallery

Sunken Barge Safety Zone
Sailors south of the Bay Bridge should be aware of a special safety zone in effect. You probably heard about the barge that sank during the big storm on April 6. It's still there, south of the new span of the Bay Bridge not far from Yerba Buena Island. See the USCG's notice here.

Doublehanded Lightship
As Mount Tamalpais disappeared into a black squall and raindrops the size of grapes pelted down, the stalwart crew motored off into Richardson Bay’s gloom, hoisting the sail as… Read on…

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SSS Corinthian Race Photo Gallery

Big Daddy Regatta Photo Gallery

Merlin Recommissioning Movie

Dead Boats Society
This winter's wind and rain has played havoc on the Sausalito anchor-outs, and many of their boats have fetched up on…
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Coming Up

BAMA's Doublehanded Farallones awards will be presented on Wednesday, May 24, at Oakland Yacht Club in Alameda. Doors open at 18:00 hours for shirt pickup and no-host bar. Dinner will be available. Prizes and trophies will be awarded at 19:45. A discussion will follow downstairs in OYC's Regatta Room.

The Delta Ditch Run is June 10. "Again this year there is a favorable flood tide," says Tom Lueck of Stockton Sailing Club, the chairman of the race. Info and registration can be found at

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