Voyage Ideas

Sail San Francisco Bay (max party of 6)

Culinary Circuit: For early risers, start with breakfast in Tiburon at the New Morning Café, then lunch in Sausalito at Le Garage. Take a romp around the central bay and out the Gate, then return to City Front for dinner at La Mar Cebicheria.

Angel Island Bike, Hike, and Picnic:Bring or rent your bikes or bring a couple of kayaks or SUPs and spend the day exploring this natural gem.

Sunset Cruise: Half-day fare for a trip across the bay and a pleasant run home with the sun setting through the Golden Gate Bridge.

Birthday Cruises: A special treat for kids (two adults minimum for kids under 6).

Four Bridge Circuit: Golden Gate, Richmond, Bay, and Carquinez Bridges…on a breezy day, Red Dress will blast through a complete circuit of San Pablo and SF Bay.

SUP Surf Home: Load up your SUP boards and get dropped off at the Gate on a big afternoon breeze. Surf back to Emeryville accompanied by the mother ship Red Dress.

Memorial Cruise to Spread Ashes: A fitting tribute for a mariner’s last trip over the horizon. Catch the ebb at the Gate for a memorable sendoff. Pickup can be arranged at Tiburon, Sausalito, or SF City Front for a short run to the Gate (half-day fare).

Coastal Adventures (max party of 4)

Farallon Islands: Visit this foreboding, eerily beautiful craggy outcrop surrounded by swirling currents and chaotic seas. An adventure for the cast iron stomach sailor.

Kayak or surf the outer coast:Load up two kayaks or four surfboards and explore the Marin and San Mateo outer coasts. Surf Martin’s Beach without the hassle from Mr. Khosla.

Half Moon Bay – Santa Cruz –Monterey: Local harbor hop down the coast with short ocean legs.

Overnight to Monterey: 18-hour sleigh ride to Monterey; sea otters, dolphins, and whales; explore the Monterey Peninsula; anchor in Stillwater Cove for lunch (two-day minimum); drive back and save the upwind slog.

Bolinas, Drake’s Bay, Pt. Reyes: Explore the spectacular and rugged Marin coast (two-day minimum).

Harbor Hop Down the Coast, Fly Home:: Downwind run to Monterey, San Simeon, Cayucos, Morro Bay, Santa Barbara, Ventura, Channel Islands. Fly home to save yourself a pounding on the return trip.

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