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Member Talk: Getting Started Chartering in the Tropics

Berkeley Yacht Club 1 Seawall Dr., Berkeley, CA, United States

Ever wanted to charter a boat in the Caribbean but don't know where to start? Rick and Ann Waltonsmith will explain how to get it done. Learn about costs, required sailing experience, on-board living, different chartering companies, and different available boat types. They will also cover transportation on both ends of your trip.


BAMA Race Start Clinic Zoom Seminar

Zoom Seminar

On Thursday , March 30, at 7:30pm BAMA is giving a Zoom seminar to go over the basics of race start sequences, and the different ways they are conducted for races in the bay. This is the first part of a two-part learning event, with the second part to be held on the water on…


BAMA Race Start Clinic Part 2: On The Water Practic

On Satruday, 4/1, BAMA will conduct the second part of it's two-part race start learning event. The Saturday on-the-water session, which will start at 11 AM, south of the Bay Bridge (think the waters of the Inter Club / South Bay Bridge Series), will consist of a whole series of race starts, one after another. …

FREE to Current BAMA Members

SailGP is Back!

SailGP 1 Yacht Road, San Francisco, United States

SailGP is coming back to the SF BAy May 6 & 7. Come out and watch the action. If you don't know what SailGP is all about, check out the video below. Super Fast Multihulls tearing it up on the Central Bay. SailGP Promo Video    

BAMA Cruise Out to Tomales Bay


Join BAMA Members for a Cruise out to Tomales Bay. BAMA has a campground reserved for five days and four nights, midweek (M-F). Folks who want to join will trailer to Tomales Bay and launch at Nick's Cove.

BAMA Cruise Out to Decker Island

North Bay / Delta

Join BAMA for a cruise up the Delta to Decker Island July 1-3 The rough plan would be Sat July 1st Distance ~60 NM HW Carquinez Strait is 1:30pm; will follow the flood up the river Depart: Southampton shoal 8:00am Assume Avg speed 7 knts puts us in anchorage ~4- 5pm Sat evening/Sunday hangout Return…

SSS Half Moon Bay SH/DH


A mostly downwind one-way race from the bay to Half Moon Bay, this race involves beating out through the Golden Gate, often has a beam reach or a broad reach down along coast past Land's End, and finishes by spinnaker down in Half Moon Bay, going around the famous Maverick's big wave surf break.  The…

BAMA Farallones Cruise


Free and Open to all BAMA Members. If you have wanted to sail around the Farallones in your trimaran in a non-competitieve group cruise format, this is your chance. October is typically a nice time of year, with moderate winds, to make the rounding. Join other BAMA members for a memorable cruise out that often…

BAMA Annual Meeting 2023

Berkeley Yacht Club 1 Seawall Dr., Berkeley, CA, United States

Mark your calendars! BAMA's 2023 Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony will be Sunday, November 12, at the Berkeley Yacht Club starting at 5pm. Come join your fellow BAMA Members for a light dinner and a review of our year sailing multihulls.

SSS 3 Bridge Fiasco SH/DH

Central Bay

An annual favorite in the bay, the SSS Three Bridge Fiasco is the biggest yacht race in the US west of the Mississippi River, with 300+ boats every year.  The race is a pursuit race (slowest boats start first), starts and finishes on the city front at the Golden Gate Yacht Club, and the course…

SSS Corinthian Race SH/DH

Central Bay

The SSS Corinthian starts and finishes at the Corinthian Yacht Club in Tiburon, and features a course going past Alcatraz to the Blossom Rock buoy, up the cityfront to Alcatraz, down to Southampton Shoal, and then back to Tiburon via Harding Rock.  In addition to what are often challenging starts and finishes, the race involves…

SSS Round the Rocks SH/DH

Central Bay

One of the bigger races in the bay, with 100+ entrants, the SSS Round the Rocks race is a bay tour race going around some of the prominent "Rocks" in the bay.  From a start on the Berkeley Circle, the race goes around Alcatraz, Harding Rock, the Brothers and Red Rock to a finish by…

SSS Single Handed Farallones


The ultimate singlehanded challenge here locally in the Bay Area, the SSS Singlehanded Farallones Race tests skipper and boat offshore out and around Southeast Farallon Island and back to the bay.  Conditions can vary widely from gentle to quite rough.  Total race distance: 58 NM.

SSC/RYC Delta Ditch Run

North Bay / Delta

One of the most popular races of the year, the Delta Ditch Run is a long, almost-all-downwind, race from Richmond to Stockton.  You can usually fly the spinnaker almost the whole way, except for one bend in the river just past Antioch.  Enjoy the change in scenery and finish in nice and warm temperatures in…