East Coast of Marin

The eastern side of the Marin peninsula is relatively unpopulated. It is home to central San Francisco Bay's warmest anchorages. Paradise Cove, near the southern end of the peninsula, has not only a decent anchorage but also a sand beach. The peninsula also has some of SF Bay's most spectacular waterfront homes, and the marina and waterfront housing development Paradise Cay.

Visiting San Francisco

For general information about visiting San Francisco, visit the San Francisco Convention and Visitor's Bureau site. If you're looking for restaurant, a movie, or other entertainment, the San Francisco Chronicle site is an excellent resource. Below …  Read more

Waterfront Homes in Sausalito

Sausalito has only a few true waterfront, land-based homes, but there are hundreds of houseboats. Sausalito's houseboats are perhaps the quintessential waterfront homes on San Francisco. With roots going back to just after World War II, the …  Read more

Sailing Directions for San Francisco

The north shore of San Francisco forms the southern edge of central San Francisco Bay. There are no singificant hazards for small craft along the shoreline. Be aware of the sometimes strong current and the heavy boat traffic. See the Visiting San …  Read more

History of San Francisco

Discovering the Bay As enormous and glorious as San Francisco Bay is, it is an easy pace to miss. From the sea, the entrance of the Golden Gate is nearly invisible unless you know it is there, even when the fog isn't obscuring everything. By land, …  Read more

Visiting Sausalito

By Land From San Francisco, cross the Golden Gate bridge and exit at Alexander Avenue at the end of the bridge. Follow Alexander Ave. as it turns into Bridgeway and travels through Sausalito. From the north, take the Sausalito exit, turn …  Read more

Sailing Directions for Sausalito

The entrance to the Sausalito channel is marked by the Spinnaker restaurant to port, and a red daymark to starboard. Once past the restaurant, observe the 5 kph speed limit. The Spinnaker restaurant does not have a sign visible from the water but it is …  Read more

Sausalito History

Sausalito's Founding Sausalito has a rich history. It was occupied for centuries by native Americans, as a choice location full of wildlife. In 1822, an English sailor named William Richardson arrived in San Francisco and decided to stay. Living …  Read more

Visiting Angel Island

The Angel Island State Park site is a great source of information about visiting Angel Island. The entire island is a state park. Once on the island, you can rent bikes, take a tram tour, or go on a kayak expedition. By Ferry …  Read more

Sailing Directions for Angel Island

Angel Island, being the bay's only island of considerable size and height, is prominent from anywhere in the central bay. Access to Ayala cove, which has the only docks and moorings, is from Racoon Strait. From the east, head west through the Strait until …  Read more

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