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Clearance

Go to The U.S. Customs and Border Protection Web site for full details of current requirements.

To get clearance, it is necessary to get transport to the Customs office near the shipping containers in the Oakland docks area.

Last updated January 2012.

Customs office
700 Maritime Street, Oakland 94590
Tel:001510 2734336 ext.209
Visit this office to obtain clearance.
U.S. Customs and Immigration
San Francisco District Office , 444 Washington Street , San Francisco, CA 94111
Tel:Information line 1 (800) 375-5283

Docking

This huge bay offers a sailing area all of its own and, naturally a large number of options for berthing and anchoring. Be aware that the tidal stream can reach over 5 knots under the Golden Gate Bridge.

San Francisco Yacht Harbour is to sta'bd once through the GG Bridge, also Gashouse Cove marina, Fisherman’s wharf and Pier 39 marinas. Clipper Yacht Harbor and Marina Plaza Harbor are just two of the many marinas at Sausalito, which is to port once through the Bridge.

Treasure Island Marina is directly across the bay at Berkeley, which is also the site of the huge Berkeley Marina and the yacht club.

China Basin is further into the Bay and to sta'bd, past the Oakland Bay Bridge and there are several marinas across the Bay around Alameda and Oakland. Oyster Cove & Oyster Point marinas are in the southern part of the city.

Angel Island
At Ayala Cove there is a large, new mooring field (as anchoring is no longer permitted here). The mooring balls are available for overnight use, and the docks for day use only. Rafting is allowed. The cove requires that boats tie bow and stern between two mooring balls (with bow toward Northeast) to use space efficiently and to avoid damage to the mooring system.

China Cove
This cove also offers an anchorage and often there will be three or four boats anchored near shore here, but there is little relief from the wakes of passing ships and ferries.

Berkeley
Berkeley is across the Bay from the GG Bridge.

The Berkeley Yacht Club has guest dock along the east side of the building, with good protection from the prevailing westerly. Tie up if there's space. Reservations should be arranged via email with the Port Captain. If you don't have reservations for the guest dock, ring the doorbell on the front door to find the club manager or other club official who can confirm availability of the guest dock.

If the guest dock is full, the harbormaster's office is near the K dock gate, in the middle of the south side of the marina basin. There are usually plenty of transient berths available, but the office might be closed after about 6:30 PM. There is almost always plenty of space at the fuel dock across the channel on the north side, but you must be prepared to move when it opens in the morning.

Alcatraz Island
Private boats aren't allowed to dock at Alcatraz.

Last updated February 2012.

San Francisco Marina Yacht Harbor
3950 Scott Street , San Francisco , CA 94123
Tel:+1 (415) 831 6322
Also known as San Francisco Marina Small Craft Harbour. The Golden Gate Yacht Club is based at this marina.
Alameda Marina
1815 Clement Avenue , Alameda, CA 94501 , California
Tel:+1 510 521 1133
Visitors berths, all facilities, laundry, full-service boatyard, chandlery and sail lofts.
Ballena Isle Marina
1150 Ballena Blvd Ste 111 , Alameda, CA 94501
Tel:+1 510 523 5528 Fax:+1 510 865 2257
Visitors' berths. All facilities, fuel, laundry, pumpout, provisions, restaurant, yacht club.
Berkeley Marina
201 University Avenue , Berkeley , CA 94710
Tel:+1 510 981 6740 Fax:+1 510 981 6745 ,VHF Channel 16
Good shelter, all facilities. Fuel dock, chandlery, restaurant.
The southern entrance is the main channel through the breakwaters and into the harbour and marina.
Berkeley Yacht Club
One Seawall Drive , Berkeley, , California 94710
Tel:+1 510-843-9292 (office)
Berkeley Yacht Club is on the south side of the entrance channel to the Berkeley Marina There is a guest dock, but the club does not provide permanent berthing. A prior reservation is advisable.
Berkeley Yacht Club uses minimal professional staff. Bartenders are usually members, and when there is no bartender on duty the members are free to serve from the bar themselves. Members have keys to the club, and in contrast to many other yacht clubs that are closed during most of the week, BYC can be opened any time by members who wish to use the lounge, bar, or kitchen facilities. This makes the club particularly attractive to live-aboards, who often use these dining and socializing spaces in the clubhouse. This in turn has the effect of keeping the club socially active during the week, even when no events are planned and no groups are using the meeting rooms.
Brickyard Cove Marina,
1120 Brickyard Cove Rd, Point Richmond, , Ca 94804
Tel:+1 510-236-1933 Fax:+1 510-236-0153
Opening hours: Office: 09:00-17:30 (Mon-Sat)
A 260 berth marina, all facilities, 2 35 ton boat hoists.
Brisbane Marina
400 Sierra Point Parkway , Brisbane , CA 94005
Tel:+1 (650) 583-6975 Fax:+1 (650) 583 6978
Opening hours: 08:00-17:00(Mon-Sat), 08:00-16:30(Sun)
All facilities, pumpout, WiFi. Check in advance if a live-aboard visitor is permited.
Coyote Point Marina
1900 Coyote Point Drive , San Mateo , CA 94401
Tel:+1 650-573-2594
Opening hours: 7 days a week
Situated towards the southern end of the bay, just before the San Madeo Bridge. Fuel, pump out, Yacht Club.
Emery Cove Yacht Harbor
3300 Powell Street , Emeryville , CA 94608
Tel:+1 510 428 0505 Fax:+1 510 428 4940
All facilities, fuel, laundry, yacht club, 24hr security. Restaurants, provisions, rail station all within walking distance. Don Gussler (HM) helpful and friendly. Competitive berthing rates.
Emeryville Marina
3310 Powell Street , Emeryville CA 94608 , San Franciso Bay
Tel:+1 (510) 654 3716 Fax:+1 (510) 654 4879
Visitors berths, all facilities, pumpout, security.
Fortman Marina
1535 Buena Vista Avenue , Alameda , California
Tel:+1 510 522 9080
No visitors' berths. Situated opposite Coast Guard Island. All facilities. Home of Alameda yacht Club. Comprehensive chandlery.
Glen Coe Marina
2000 Glen Cove Road, , Vallejo , CA 94591
Tel:+1 707-552-3236 Fax:+1 707 553-9621
A quiet maina situated east of Mare island in San Pablo Bay. All facilities, visitors’ berths, laundry, WiFi, pump-out, restaurant, café.
Golden Gate Yacht Club
One Yacht Road , San Francisco, , CA. 94123
Tel:+1 415.346.2628
Located in the San Francisco Marina's West Yacht Basin, approximately 1.8 nautical miles east of the Golden Gate Bridge at Latitude - 37 degrees 48', Longitude - 122 degrees 24'. The Clubhouse is the first gray building to starboard after you enter the harbor. It offers reciprocal privileges to any member of an established yacht club. Skippers and crew are welcome into the Club during regular hours of operation. Shower facilities and power hook ups are available. Restaurant and bar. Close to some of the best shopping, dining, and sightseeing in San Francisco.
Grand Marina
2099 Grand Street , Alameda , CA 94501
Tel:+1 510 865 1200 Fax:+1 510 865 1240
Full service marina with over 400 berths. 24 hour security
Jack London Marina
88 Jack London Square , Oakland, San Francisco , CA 94627
Tel:+1 510 834 4591
Lock Lomond Marina
110 Loch Lomond Drive , San Rafael, , CA 94901
Tel:1-415-454-7228 Fax:1-415-454-6154
At The Entrance To The San Rafael Canal. Visitors' berths, all facilities, YC, chandlery, mechanical repairs, shopping centre, restaurants, fuel dock, fishing supplies.
Marina Bay Yacht Harbor
1340 Marina Way South , Richmond , CA 94804, USA
Tel:+1 510 236 1013
Deep draft harbor. Boatyads, marine stores and fuel dock close by.
Marina Village Yacht Harbor
1030 Marina Village Parkway , Alameda, CA 94501
Tel:+1 (510) 521-0905 Fax:+1 (510) 521-7032 ,VHF Channel 16
Opening hours: 0830-1700 (Mon-Sat), 1100-1700 (Sun)
Full service marina with dockage for 767 yachts up to 100ft. All amenities in very large facility. Shops, restaurants nearby.
Martinez Marina
7 North Court Street , Martinez , California 94553
Tel:+1 925 313 0942 Fax:+1 925 370 6171
7 North Court Street Martinez, California 94553
Nelson's Marine
1500 Ferry Point , Alameda, , CA 94501
Tel:+1 510 814 1858 Fax:+1 510 769 0815
Oakland Yacht Club
1101 Pacific Marina, , Alameda , CA 94501
Tel:+1 (510) 522-6868 Fax:+1 (510) 522 7378
Oakland Yacht Club is located on the Estuary on the east side of Alameda Island, at the foot of Triumph Street at Pacific Marina. All club-affiliated yachtsmen and guests are invited to visit our club.
Oyster Cove Marina
385 Oyster Pt Blvd Ste 8A , S San Francisco, , CA 94080-1934
Tel:+1 (650) 952-5540
219 berths (30 feet to 60 feet). Showers, laundry, 24 hour security, internet
Oyster Point Marina
95 Harbormaster Road, #1 , San Francisco , CA 94080, California
Tel:+1 (415) 952-0808
A full service 600-berth marina located in South San Francisco. Boat launching ramp, fuel dock, 300 foot fishing pier. Other amenities include a 33 acre park with hiking and jogging trail, picnic facilities and a 2.5 acre sandy beach. December 2008.
Pier 39 Marina
Beach Street , San Francisco , CA 94133, California
Tel:+1 415-705-5556 ,VHF Channel 16
Opening hours: office hours are 09:00-17:00 daily.
This marina is located on the San Francisco waterfront, between the two bridges, below Coit tower. It is right in the middle of it all. Buses, taxis, cable cars and trolley cars can get from here to anywhere. We are within walking distance of North Beach, Chinatown and the shopping districts. Guest berthing is by reservation only. Same day reservations accepted, before 5pm. Pier 39 is also home to several hundred sea lions who moved in and took over the marina shortly after it was built. Being a protected species, and realizing the tourist attraction they became it didn't seem expedient to evict them from their new home.
Richardson Bay Marina
100 Gate Six Road , Sausalito , CA 94965
Tel:+1 415 332 5510 Fax:+1 415 332 5812
San Francisco Yacht Club
98 Beach Road, , Belvedere , CA 94920 USA
Tel:+1 415 435 9133 Fax:+1 415-435-8547
SFYC is located on Raccoon Strait across from Angel Island. Founded in 1869, the San Francisco Yacht Club is the oldest club on the Pacific Coast. It is sited in the tranquil suroundings of Belvedere Cove and its superb harbor. It operates a year round facility including the harbor, a dry sail area, a full service restaurant and bar.(37°52.355'N, 122° 27.778' W) Visitors from other recognised yacht clubs are welcome. The guest dock is in front of the Clubhouse.
San Leandro Marina
40 San Leandro Marina , San Leandro, , CA 94577
Tel:+1 510-357-7447 or (800) 559-7245 Fax:+1 510-352-0449
Opening hours: Office 09:00 - 17:00
This marina is South of the Oakland International Airport, located at 37 40.3 N, 122 13.2 W. The Channel is approximately two miles long and has a minimum depth of 7ft (2.1m) All facilities. Fuel dock (Fri-Sun). Restaurants, hotel, golf courses, picnic area, parks and shore-side trails. There are two yacht clubs based here.
San Leandro Marina
13801 Monarch Bay Drive , San Leandro , CA 94577
Tel:+1 510 357 7447
South Beach Harbor
40 Pier , San Francisco , CA 94107
Tel:+1 415 495 4911 Fax:+1 415 512 1351
Full service marina with 24 hour security
Treasure Island Marina
#1 First Street - Clipper Cove , , Treasure Island, San Fraancisco , CA 94130, California
Tel:+1 415 981 2416 Fax:+1 414 981 2516
Guest Slips, Cafe, Centrally Located on the Bay. Shower Stalls, Restrooms, Fresh Water, Electricity, Treasure Isle Marina Yacht Club (sponsored events thru-out the year) December 2008.

Yacht Clubs

Berkeley Yacht Club
One Seawall Drive , Berkeley, , California 94710
Tel:+1 510-843-9292 (office)
Berkeley Yacht Club is on the south side of the entrance channel to the Berkeley Marina There is a guest dock, but the club does not provide permanent berthing. A prior reservation is advisable.
Berkeley Yacht Club uses minimal professional staff. Bartenders are usually members, and when there is no bartender on duty the members are free to serve from the bar themselves. Members have keys to the club, and in contrast to many other yacht clubs that are closed during most of the week, BYC can be opened any time by members who wish to use the lounge, bar, or kitchen facilities. This makes the club particularly attractive to live-aboards, who often use these dining and socializing spaces in the clubhouse. This in turn has the effect of keeping the club socially active during the week, even when no events are planned and no groups are using the meeting rooms.
Corinthian Yacht Club
43 Main Street, , Belvedere Tiburon, , San Francisco CA 94920
Tel:+1 415 435 4771
Coyote Point Marina
1900 Coyote Point Drive , San Mateo , CA 94401
Tel:+1 650-573-2594
Opening hours: 7 days a week
Situated towards the southern end of the bay, just before the San Madeo Bridge. Fuel, pump out, Yacht Club.
Fortman Marina
1535 Buena Vista Avenue , Alameda , California
Tel:+1 510 522 9080
No visitors' berths. Situated opposite Coast Guard Island. All facilities. Home of Alameda yacht Club. Comprehensive chandlery.
Golden Gate Yacht Club
One Yacht Road , San Francisco, , CA. 94123
Tel:+1 415.346.2628
Located in the San Francisco Marina's West Yacht Basin, approximately 1.8 nautical miles east of the Golden Gate Bridge at Latitude - 37 degrees 48', Longitude - 122 degrees 24'. The Clubhouse is the first gray building to starboard after you enter the harbor. It offers reciprocal privileges to any member of an established yacht club. Skippers and crew are welcome into the Club during regular hours of operation. Shower facilities and power hook ups are available. Restaurant and bar. Close to some of the best shopping, dining, and sightseeing in San Francisco.
Oakland Yacht Club
1101 Pacific Marina, , Alameda , CA 94501
Tel:+1 (510) 522-6868 Fax:+1 (510) 522 7378
Oakland Yacht Club is located on the Estuary on the east side of Alameda Island, at the foot of Triumph Street at Pacific Marina. All club-affiliated yachtsmen and guests are invited to visit our club.
San Francisco Yacht Club
98 Beach Road, , Belvedere , CA 94920 USA
Tel:+1 415 435 9133 Fax:+1 415-435-8547
SFYC is located on Raccoon Strait across from Angel Island. Founded in 1869, the San Francisco Yacht Club is the oldest club on the Pacific Coast. It is sited in the tranquil suroundings of Belvedere Cove and its superb harbor. It operates a year round facility including the harbor, a dry sail area, a full service restaurant and bar.(37°52.355'N, 122° 27.778' W) Visitors from other recognised yacht clubs are welcome. The guest dock is in front of the Clubhouse.
San Leandro Marina
13801 Monarch Bay Drive , San Leandro , CA 94577
Tel:+1 510 357 7447
San Leandro Yacht Club
San Leandro Marina , 20 North Dike Road , P.O. Box 551, San Leandro, CA 94577
Tel:+1 510 351 3102
Reciprocal membership to members of other yacht clubs. Free guest dock.. Water, electricity, restaurant, toilets and showers. Fuel dock and pump-out facilities. Free shuttle to Oakland Airport and shopping mall.
Sausalito Yacht Club
P.O. Box 267, 1 El Portal , Sausalito, , CA 94966
Tel:+1 (415) 332-7400 ext. 412
37° 51′ 23.52″ N, 122° 28′ 41.83″ W Moorings & guest dock, bar and clubhouse. Open weekends only. Lunch and dinner served.
Sierra Point Yacht Club
Brisbane Marina , 500 Sierra Point Parkway, , Brisbane, CA 94005-1896
Tel:+1 650-952-0651
Spinnaker Yacht Club
San Leandro Marina , 75 South Dike Road. San Leandro, CA
Tel:+1 510 351-7905
Treasure Island Marina
#1 First Street - Clipper Cove , , Treasure Island, San Fraancisco , CA 94130, California
Tel:+1 415 981 2416 Fax:+1 414 981 2516
Guest Slips, Cafe, Centrally Located on the Bay. Shower Stalls, Restrooms, Fresh Water, Electricity, Treasure Isle Marina Yacht Club (sponsored events thru-out the year) December 2008.
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Texas, USA: Hurricane Harvey Severly Damages Coastal Areas - Widespread Flooding Continues  (01 Sep 2017)

North Atlantic Mayday: Dismasted 230nm southwest of Iceland

North Atlantic Mayday: Dismasted 230nm southwest of Iceland  (01 Aug 2017)

Ocean cruising experts share their sailing knowledge at boat show forums

Ocean cruising experts share their sailing knowledge at boat show forums   (31 Jul 2017)

USA Sailors: a warning about renewing USCG documentation early via Pay.Gov

USA Sailors: a warning about renewing USCG documentation early via Pay.Gov  (28 Jul 2017)

USA, Virginia: Cruising Great Loses Second Boat

USA, Virginia: Cruising Great Loses Second Boat  (30 Jun 2017)

Cuba: President Trump changes Cuba policies again

Cuba: President Trump changes Cuba policies again  (25 Jun 2017)

USA: EPA enforcing compliance on yachts imported into the USA

USA: EPA enforcing compliance on yachts imported into the USA  (22 Jun 2017)

Portrait of a Cruiser – Patrick and Rebecca Childress

Portrait of a Cruiser – Patrick and Rebecca Childress  (14 Jun 2017)

North Atlantic: Atlantic ice stretches further south this Spring

North Atlantic: Atlantic ice stretches further south this Spring  (15 May 2017)

Active Captain acquired by Garmin

Active Captain acquired by Garmin  (12 May 2017)

Tortola, BVI: ARC Europe and ARC USA is underway

Tortola, BVI: ARC Europe and ARC USA is underway  (11 May 2017)

BVI Rally Season: ARC Europe and ARC USA offices open in just 2 weeks

BVI Rally Season: ARC Europe and ARC USA offices open in just 2 weeks  (16 Apr 2017)

NOAA invites public comment on draft National Charting Plan

NOAA invites public comment on draft National Charting Plan  (25 Mar 2017)

Yacht Transport by Peters & May: Caribbean to Mediterranean, USA East Coast & Northern Europe

Yacht Transport by Peters & May: Caribbean to Mediterranean, USA East Coast & Northern Europe  (13 Mar 2017)

USA: FCC Mandate changing Cruiser Communications

USA: FCC Mandate changing Cruiser Communications  (01 Feb 2017)

ARC Pacific - new rally route from Los Angeles to Hiva Oa, via Mexico , announced for Spring 2018

ARC Pacific - new rally route from Los Angeles to Hiva Oa, via Mexico , announced for Spring 2018  (19 Jan 2017)

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Chesapeake Bay to St. Maarten: Atlantic 57 Catamaran capsizes  (05 Dec 2016)

BVI's, Tortola: The 27th ARC Caribbean 1500 Wraps Up in Nanny Cay

BVI's, Tortola: The 27th ARC Caribbean 1500 Wraps Up in Nanny Cay  (20 Nov 2016)

USA:  Hurricane Matthew Waterway and Marina Damage Reports

USA: Hurricane Matthew Waterway and Marina Damage Reports  (13 Oct 2016)

Hurricane Matthew's Aftermath

Hurricane Matthew's Aftermath  (09 Oct 2016)

Powerful hurricane Matthew lashes the Caribbean leaving a trail of devastation in Haiti

Powerful hurricane Matthew lashes the Caribbean leaving a trail of devastation in Haiti  (05 Oct 2016)

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USA West Coast, Gulf of California: San Carlos/Guaymas Boats Suffer Most from TS Newton  (11 Sep 2016)

Hurricanes nearing  Hawaii & Florida

Hurricanes nearing Hawaii & Florida  (31 Aug 2016)

UK, USA & Germany: Ocean cruising experts share their sailing knowledge at Boat Show Forums

UK, USA & Germany: Ocean cruising experts share their sailing knowledge at Boat Show Forums   (28 Jun 2016)

Cuba: U.S. Approves Boat Insurance for Cuba Travel

Cuba: U.S. Approves Boat Insurance for Cuba Travel  (23 Jun 2016)

USA, Florida, Sarasota: Liveboard family missing

USA, Florida, Sarasota: Liveboard family missing  (21 Jun 2016)

Donna Lange completes second solo sail around the world at the end of this month

Donna Lange completes second solo sail around the world at the end of this month  (19 May 2016)

BVIs, Nanny Cay: ARC Europe and ARC USA set sail

BVIs, Nanny Cay: ARC Europe and ARC USA set sail  (08 May 2016)

USA: Coast Guard removes Conditions of Entry on vessels arriving from Cuba

USA: Coast Guard removes Conditions of Entry on vessels arriving from Cuba  (27 Mar 2016)

UK Coastguard warning after two American yachtsmen spark multiple rescues

UK Coastguard warning after two American yachtsmen spark multiple rescues  (22 Jan 2016)

USA: New Requirement for ALL Foreign-Flagged Boats

USA: New Requirement for ALL Foreign-Flagged Boats  (13 Jan 2016)

Guyana, Georgetown: Can you help get sailing research vessel back to the USA?

Guyana, Georgetown: Can you help get sailing research vessel back to the USA?  (30 Nov 2015)

USA to the BVIs: The 26th ARC Caribbean 1500 Wraps Up in Tortola.

USA to the BVIs: The 26th ARC Caribbean 1500 Wraps Up in Tortola.  (25 Nov 2015)

26th ARC Caribbean 1500 & ARC Bahamas Heads Offshore

26th ARC Caribbean 1500 & ARC Bahamas Heads Offshore  (11 Nov 2015)

Alaska to San Diego: French Single-Hander with cat rescued

Alaska to San Diego: French Single-Hander with cat rescued  (21 Oct 2015)

Bahamas: Hurricane Joaquin Blasting the Central Bahamas

Bahamas: Hurricane Joaquin Blasting the Central Bahamas  (30 Sep 2015)

Tsunami Slams Chile After Deadly Magnitude-8.3 Earthquake; Pacific Tsunami Advisories

Tsunami Slams Chile After Deadly Magnitude-8.3 Earthquake; Pacific Tsunami Advisories  (16 Sep 2015)

USA, Assateague Island: Warnings Issued About Submerged Dredge Pipe In Bay; Six Vessels Damaged So Far

USA, Assateague Island: Warnings Issued About Submerged Dredge Pipe In Bay; Six Vessels Damaged So Far  (11 Sep 2015)

USA: Ocean Sailing Forum in Annapolis, MD

USA: Ocean Sailing Forum in Annapolis, MD  (09 Sep 2015)

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Mexico is cracking down on U.S. boaters who venture into its waters  (25 Jul 2015)

USA California & Hawaii: The Ocean CleanUp Launches the Largest Research Expedition in History

USA California & Hawaii: The Ocean CleanUp Launches the Largest Research Expedition in History  (21 Apr 2015)

2015 Atlantic Seasonal Hurricane Forecast

2015 Atlantic Seasonal Hurricane Forecast  (12 Apr 2015)

Venezuela:  Deterioration in United States - Venezuela  Relations Impact Cruisers

Venezuela: Deterioration in United States - Venezuela Relations Impact Cruisers  (12 Mar 2015)

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Florida to Bahamas: Family Rescued after catamaran breaks in half  (28 Jan 2015)

USA: Northeast Braces for Possibly ‘Historic’ Winter Storm, Coast Guard Urging Mariners to Take Precautions

USA: Northeast Braces for Possibly ‘Historic’ Winter Storm, Coast Guard Urging Mariners to Take Precautions  (26 Jan 2015)

USA: Print-on-demand Imray Caribbean charts now available

USA: Print-on-demand Imray Caribbean charts now available  (22 Jan 2015)

25th ARC Caribbean 1500 Wraps up at Nanny Cay Marina in the BVI

25th ARC Caribbean 1500 Wraps up at Nanny Cay Marina in the BVI  (28 Nov 2014)

25th ARC Caribbean 1500 & ARC Bahamas Heads Offshore

25th ARC Caribbean 1500 & ARC Bahamas Heads Offshore  (05 Nov 2014)

Hawaii, Hurricane Julio: Stranded sailors describe Perfect Storm rescue

Hawaii, Hurricane Julio: Stranded sailors describe Perfect Storm rescue  (13 Aug 2014)

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USA, Florida, Ft. Lauderdale: Plans to dredge the Intracoastal Waterway (ICW)   (23 Jul 2014)

USA: Tropical Storm Arthur threatens July 4th plans along East Coast

USA: Tropical Storm Arthur threatens July 4th plans along East Coast  (02 Jul 2014)

USA: Inaugural ARC DelMarVa Rally Wraps up Back in Annapolis

USA: Inaugural ARC DelMarVa Rally Wraps up Back in Annapolis  (15 Jun 2014)

First book on High Latitude Sailing released

First book on High Latitude Sailing released  (21 May 2014)

Ocean adventures: ARC Europe and ARC USA set sail

Ocean adventures: ARC Europe and ARC USA set sail  (02 May 2014)

USA East Coast Florida: Anti-anchoring amendments defeated

USA East Coast Florida: Anti-anchoring amendments defeated  (24 Apr 2014)

Pacific Ocean: Circumnavigating family abandon ship as 1 year old falls seriously ill - new statement from family

Pacific Ocean: Circumnavigating family abandon ship as 1 year old falls seriously ill - new statement from family  (05 Apr 2014)

Steve Black - 1943 to 2014

Steve Black - 1943 to 2014  (18 Mar 2014)

Atlantic: Swedish Sailors Rescued

Atlantic: Swedish Sailors Rescued  (12 Mar 2014)

Eastern Caribbean and now the Pacific: The Coconut Telegraph SSB Net extends its reach

Eastern Caribbean and now the Pacific: The Coconut Telegraph SSB Net extends its reach  (28 Feb 2014)

 Ocean Sailing Seminar: A Social and Practical Weekend in Annapolis with World Cruising Club

Ocean Sailing Seminar: A Social and Practical Weekend in Annapolis with World Cruising Club  (11 Feb 2014)

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New York to USVIs: Disabled catamaran abandoned by crew  (16 Jan 2014)

USA: NOAA Announces End of Traditional Paper Nautical Charts

USA: NOAA Announces End of Traditional Paper Nautical Charts  (05 Jan 2014)

ARC DelMarVa: A new rally for East Coast USA

ARC DelMarVa: A new rally for East Coast USA  (18 Dec 2013)

Practical preparation for an offshore passage from the experts  at World Cruising Club  UK and USA

Practical preparation for an offshore passage from the experts at World Cruising Club UK and USA  (16 Dec 2013)

BVIs: A Challenging 24th ARC Caribbean 1500 Wraps Up in Nanny Cay

BVIs: A Challenging 24th ARC Caribbean 1500 Wraps Up in Nanny Cay  (03 Dec 2013)

12 Brands of Dehumidifiers Recalled Due to Serious Fire and Burn Hazards

12 Brands of Dehumidifiers Recalled Due to Serious Fire and Burn Hazards  (29 Nov 2013)

24th ARC Caribbean 1500 Heads Offshore

24th ARC Caribbean 1500 Heads Offshore  (04 Nov 2013)

USA, Port Everglades: Removal of smokestack landmarks

USA, Port Everglades: Removal of smokestack landmarks  (23 Jul 2013)

USA: Yacht abandoned near Bermuda washes up on Martha's Vineyard 54 days later

USA: Yacht abandoned near Bermuda washes up on Martha's Vineyard 54 days later  (21 Jul 2013)

Emergency Product Recall: Lite Cylinder Company Propane Tanks

Emergency Product Recall: Lite Cylinder Company Propane Tanks  (13 Jun 2013)

Weather-watcher Satellite Fails Just Before Hurricane Season

Weather-watcher Satellite Fails Just Before Hurricane Season  (24 May 2013)

USA: NOAA offers free nautical chart mobile app

USA: NOAA offers free nautical chart mobile app  (23 May 2013)

NOAA predicts active 2013 Atlantic hurricane season

NOAA predicts active 2013 Atlantic hurricane season  (23 May 2013)

Great New Service for noonsite users: Get notified of cruising news, reports and country updates as they are posted

Great New Service for noonsite users: Get notified of cruising news, reports and country updates as they are posted  (23 May 2013)

June 8th is World Oceans Day: Create or Join an event near you

June 8th is World Oceans Day: Create or Join an event near you  (17 May 2013)

Cargo Ship Rescues Australian Sailor in the Pacific Ocean

Cargo Ship Rescues Australian Sailor in the Pacific Ocean  (16 May 2013)

ARC Europe & Atlantic Cup Get Underway from Nanny Cay, Tortola

ARC Europe & Atlantic Cup Get Underway from Nanny Cay, Tortola  (08 May 2013)

USA, New Jersey & New York: Superstorm Sandy debris clean-up update

USA, New Jersey & New York: Superstorm Sandy debris clean-up update  (04 May 2013)

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USA: BoatUS joins Waterway Guide in Superstorm Sandy update effort  (16 Mar 2013)

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Hawaii, Oahu, Honolulu: Magic Island Petroleum Closing Business  (04 Mar 2013)

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USA and Canada Divvy Up Electronic Chart Duties for Border Waters  (22 Feb 2013)

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USA, San Juan Islands: New Free Cruising Guide by Salish Sea Pilot  (21 Feb 2013)

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Lessons learned in the wake of Hurricane Sandy: Boat US Webinars this March  (14 Feb 2013)

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Cruising Club of America Annual Awards Announced  (13 Feb 2013)

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Mid-Atlantic: Sailors Rescued 900 Miles Offshore  (31 Jan 2013)

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USA: NOAA and U.S. Power Squadrons Renew Cooperative Charting Program  (25 Jan 2013)

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World Cruising Club Announces New Home Port for USA Events  (25 Jan 2013)

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The 2012 Caribbean 1500 Finishes on a High Note  (18 Dec 2012)

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USA: The count begins - 65,000 boats damaged by Hurricane ‘Sandy’  (22 Nov 2012)

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Hurricane Sandy Claims Tall Ship HMS Bounty  (31 Oct 2012)

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Hurricane Sandy's death toll across the Caribbean rises to 65  (28 Oct 2012)

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2012 Caribbean 1500 Preview  (24 Oct 2012)

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Gulf of Mexico: Tropical Storm Isaac poses serious threat  (26 Aug 2012)

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USA: Weather Underground Launches New Sailing & Boating Weather Service  (23 Aug 2012)

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Hawaii: Global Positioning System (GPS) Testing  (16 Aug 2012)

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SSCA Clean Wake Project: Monitoring Radiation in the Pacific  (20 Jun 2012)

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USA, Oregon: Huge Dock from Japan's Tsunmai Washed Ashore  (15 Jun 2012)

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Caution when Entering the USA from Cuba - with Updates  (22 May 2012)

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USA, Southern New England: Coastguard Implements New Warning Device  (10 May 2012)

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USA, East Coast: Opsail 2012 – Possible Delays for Boaters  (04 May 2012)

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USA, Rhode Island: Newport's New Maritime Centre  (12 Apr 2012)

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Caribbean Free Cruising Guides - New Editions  (04 Apr 2012)

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Some Good News Regarding the International Certificate of Competence  (07 Mar 2012)

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NARC Rally Participants Abandon Ship in Rough Seas  (10 Nov 2011)

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USA, Hampton: Start of the Caribbean 1500 Postponed due to Tropical Storm Sean  (09 Nov 2011)

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Hazard warning for yachts in the Pacific - debris from Japan's tsunami   (19 Oct 2011)

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More Hurricane Activity in the Atlantic  (09 Sep 2011)

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Hurricane Irene Hits the US East Coast  (27 Aug 2011)

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Hurricane Irene - The First Hurricane of the Season due to hit the US this Weekend  (23 Aug 2011)

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Tropical Storm Emily Tracking Towards Eastern Seaboard  (03 Aug 2011)

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USA: Anchoring Restrictions Proposed from Maryland to Florida  (28 Jun 2011)

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USA: Rogue Wave Swamps Cruising Yacht off East Coast  (19 May 2011)

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ARC Europe transatlantic cruising rally starts  (09 May 2011)

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Somali charged in hijacking that killed 4 Americans  (15 Apr 2011)

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Massive floating rubbish islands from Japan tsunami spotted on Pacific  (08 Apr 2011)

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Warning About GPS Unreliability in US Waters  (23 Jan 2011)

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Update Regarding the Issuing of US Recreational Vessel Documents  (19 Dec 2010)

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Sailor drowned, two lost for 12 days, no EPIRB   (02 Dec 2010)

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World Cruising Club Announces New U.S. Departure Port for ARC Europe Rally  (14 Oct 2010)

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Alex - First Named Storm of the Atlantic Hurricane Season  (29 Jun 2010)

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New Online Gulf Oil Spill Resource  (14 May 2010)

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USA: North Carolina Coast - Update to No Discharge Regulation  (08 May 2010)

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Transatlantic Rally sets sail from Nanny Cay, Tortola, BVIs  (08 May 2010)

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BP hires locals boats to assist in Gulf clean up  (04 May 2010)

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New Anchoring Restrictions for Florida  (08 Mar 2010)

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OceansWatch Aid to Haiti  (24 Jan 2010)

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New Florida Boating Education Law Started January 1st  (07 Jan 2010)

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Record Load Bound for Freeport and St. Thomas  (30 Oct 2009)

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Yacht dismasted by one ship, saved by another  (29 Oct 2009)

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Anchoring in Florida, USA  (07 Oct 2009)

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Super Ship Yacht Express Visits Northeast US for First Time  (21 Jul 2009)

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American Visa Application  (15 Jan 2009)

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FBI Maritime Liaison Agents assisting US Sailors Internationally  (18 Dec 2008)

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Marina Seca Resumes Trucking Boats to the US  (05 Dec 2008)

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New Weather Website Launched by NOAA  (06 Nov 2008)

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USA Customs & Border Control – Issue of Cruising Permit Decals  (30 Oct 2008)

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Solo Sailor Rescued by AMVER  (16 Oct 2008)

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Yacht Express Makes Debut Down Under  (18 Jul 2008)

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FLORIDA – Skipper arrested for Anchoring for more than 10 days  (26 Jun 2008)

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Switlik Liferafts - Safety Alert and Recall  (19 Jun 2008)

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US Visa Waiver Program NOT for cruisers  (14 Jun 2008)

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US Coast Guard Announces Decision to Continue HF Weather Broadcasts  (29 Feb 2008)

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DYT Announces New Routes and Voyages  (12 Dec 2007)

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US Regulations For Yachts Vary From State To State  (23 May 2007)

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Fate Of North American LORAN-C Radionavigation System To be Decided  (16 Jan 2007)

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New US Immigration Requirements  (02 Aug 2006)

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US President Declares Largest Marine Sanctuary On Earth  (26 Jun 2006)

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New powers to seize vessels in US territorial waters  (29 Apr 2004)

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French Yacht Completes First Polar Circumnavigation  (01 Oct 2003)