August 2011 Tie-up

Proposed Date: August 7, 2011 (Maybe the 7th instead)\ Time: Approx 11am - ?\ Location: Clipper Cove, Treasure Island, SF http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&ll=37.814022,-122.366688&spn=0.009171,0.01693&t=h&z=16 Google Map http://www.nauticalchartsonline.com/n.c/Charts/chartViewer.html?viewChart=18649 Nautical Chart

HAZARD - For anyone coming in your own boat, please note that the southern 2/3 of the entrance is extremely shallow (less than 3’).

Safety

  • Lifejackets - please bring a life jacket. Even if you’re a good swimmer, the cold water makes being out there extremely dangerous.

  • Whistle - Attach a whistle to your life jacket. In you fall in cold water, you may struggle to call out for help. A whistle makes a loud, distinctive noise, with little effort. This is a \~$2 item which could save your life.

Boats and Attendees

  • 30’ sailboat w/ 8’ Kayak – Adam, Jeanne, Leif, Logan, JD (Boat has a 15 inch BBQ and stove, sausages, beer, etc.)
  • 32’ Trimaran - Terry, Nathan, Robert, Helen, Tim (ice chest stocked with refreshing beverages, hot dogs, etc.)
  • 8’ inflatable paddle boat – Helen, Becca(?), Marinated Chicken <= only if Helen can get a ride.
  • There will be 6 traditional pacific voyaging canoes in clipper cove also!:

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/hawaii/detail?entry_id=93838

Wind and Weather

http://sfports.wr.usgs.gov/cgi-bin/wind/windbin.cgi Real-time wind maps of the Bay Area

http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?map.x=168&map.y=153&minlon=-124.5&maxlon=-119.3&minlat=35.65&maxlat=39.65&mapwidth=354&site=mtr&zmx=1&zmy=1 National Weather Service - Marine Weather Forecast]