Cruising the Gulf of Farallones and Monterey Bay

Cruising San Francisco and Monterey Outer Coast Region can be very challenging and always exciting; even for most experienced sailor. The natural beauty this area is breathtaking and wildlife abounds. There are navigational hazards, high winds, big waves and ocean currents that must be understood and mastered to be safe in this coastal environment.
During the talk, guidance will be provided on anchorages, available harbors (including Pillar Point, Santa Cruz and Monterey), barrier islands and regional weather patterns.
The talk will provide examples based on the combined ASA105/106 course offered by Modern Sailing School and Club. As well as typical itineraries for week-end trips to Drake’s Bay and Half Moon Bay.