Sunset Series Race showing SpinnakersDelta at SunsetPower Boatsail to top of mastMetridium on starboard tack.  Port Bow.winch grindingChildren with life jacketsSan Mateo Bridge with sailboatsSYC Cruise-Out to CPYCSan Mateo Bridge with Sunset and SailboatSailing past Farallons with spinnakerMetridium on port tack.  Looking at Starboard bowRaft up at PetalumaFishing at the Delta

South Bay Opening Day

Friday, May 5, 2017 - 18:00 to Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 13:00

May 5, 2017 at Coyote Point Yacht Club, 1820 Coyote Point Drive, San Mateo, CA 94401. 650/347-6730

Cocktails at 6:00 pm; Dinner and dancing at 7:00 pm. $30/person. _________________________________________________________________

May 6, 2017 at Sequoia Yacht Club, 441 Seaport Court, Redwood City

8:00 - 10:00 am: Breakfast! Scrambled eggs, sausage, pancakes, juice, and coffee. $8.00 adults; $5.00 under age 12.

8:45 am: Skippers' meeting for boats in the parade.

9:00 am: City Trees. City Trees will hold a tree-planting ceremony at the Port of Redwood City office on Seaport Boulevard. Learn more about this volunteer-led, non-profit organization on their website:

10:00 am: Boats assemble for parade. Participating boats assemble in turning basin in Redwood Creek. 

10:15 - 11: 30 am: South Bay Opening Day Ceremonies: Public wharf at the end of Seaport Court.

Presentation of the colors/Opening day cannon.

National Anthem: Vice Commodore David Elliott, Sequoia Yacht Club.

Redwood City Sesquicentennial and History of Redwood Creek: Mr. Ken Rolandelli, Redwood City Historic Resources Advisory Committee.

Blessing of the Fleet: Reverend Terry Burley.

Opening Day Decorated Boat Parade. Cheer for your favorite water craft: sail, power, or paddle!

10:00 am - 3:00 pm: Boating related exhibits and activities, parking lot outside Sequoia Yacht Club.

12:30 - 2:30 pm: Lunch! Grilled chicken, beef, or veggie sandwich, beans, potato and green salads, cookies. $10.00 adults/$7.00 under age 12.

2:00 pm: Announcement of winners of Decorated Boat Parade, Sequoia Yacht Club. ________________________________________________________________

May 6 , 2017 at Peninsula Yacht Club, 1536 Maple Street, Redwood City

Cocktails at 6:00 pm. Dinner and live music at 7:00 pm. $30/person.


May 7, 2017 at South Bay Yacht Club, 1491 Hope Street, Alviso, CA 95002. 408/263-0100. 

9:00 am - 1:00 pm. Gin Fizz Brunch. Omelets and pancakes, live music. $12/ person*, under 18 free with paying adult. 

* Notorious Alviso Gin Fizz is $4.00