Links to Sites of Interest

Sailing News

Boating and Yacht Safety for Persons of All Ages

Northern California Sailing Calendar and YRA Master Schedule

Capsize (and righting) of Oracle AC45 on San Francisco Bay:

Norcal Sailing presents photos and articles of sailing interest around the Bay Area. In the past they have done articles on our Tomales Fall Series, and have announced our regattas on their pages:

Sailing Anarchy is a world wide  sailing news page with articles, blogs and forums on all things sailing:

USSailing is the home of sailing organization for the US. News, information, etc. Please support this organization

Pressure Drop is another sailing/racing news page, with emphasis on the west coast:

SFSailing is the page to sailing resourses around the bay. With many links to commercial and other sailing pages. Also if you want to try crewing on the bay racing or cruising, their 'crew list' is the place to start.


This is the best weather page I know. Check out the satellite, radar, and especially the 'forecast discussion' links.

Spring Lake and Lake Ralphine weather forecast (NWS)
Spring Lake and Lake Ralphine weather forecast (Wunderground)

Marshall (Tomales Bay) forecast (NWS)

Marshall (Tomales Bay) forecast (Wunderground)

Tomales Bay State Park (The Weather Channel)
Marconi Cove (Tomales Bay) forecast (NWS)

Sail Flow focuses on the weather for sports enthusiasts. Here is the link to the home page and a link for local weather:

This link is from the Bodega Marine Lab with weather info and up to date photos and conditions on our coast:

Maps and Charts

Chart of Bodega Bay, Bodega Habor, Tomales Bay

Chart, Marconi Cove to Marshall

Map to Marconi Cove launch ramp (Tomales Bay)

Map to Miller Park launch ramp (Nick's Cove, Tomales Bay)

Map to Marshall Beach (Tomales Bay)

Information about Spring Lake.
Map to Spring Lake launch ramp

Information about Lake Ralphine
Map to Lake Ralphine

Chart of San Pablo Bay, Petaluma River, Napa River

Petaluma Turning Basin map

Upper Petaluma River Chart (Turning Basin to Lakeville)


Racing Rules of Sailing 2013-1016

Check out this "Beginners Racing Guide for tips you need to know or have forgotton:

SailX is a free sailing environment where users race regattas virtually

Below are some links to USSailing documents that explain how to use the Portsmouth numbers and a table for modification factors. These require US Sailing membership and login.

Portsmouth Handicap Tables


Other Boating Sites

Redwood Sail and Power Squadron, serving Sonoma County

San Francisco Maritime Museum

San Francisco Bay Model

FDR's Floating White House, The Potomac

America's Cup

America's Cup YouTube channel

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