About Us2018-07-17T14:54:00+00:00

San Francisco On the Bay is a lifestyle brand blending an online visitors hub for locals and the sailing community with a curated experience of the community through art, music food & drink, style and the outdoors. We provide curated tours, stories, events and listings for locals, visitors and the sailing community. Our Dock, Stay, Dine, Shop and Play directory includes over 1600 businesses and is growing every day. If you’re a traveler, or just a traveler at heart, we welcome you to sfonthebay.com and our 12 sister sites.

Team On The Bay

SF on the Bay is brought to you by a team who is passionate about Bay Area Food, Music, Art, Places to Stay, Places to Visit and People, Sailing, and the San Francisco Bay! Your SF On the Bay Team is excited to bring you Sailing-Centric news and Happenings Around the Bay, including beer, wine, art and music events! Thank you for your support and keep checking us out as we grow! — Mary Lou and Malaga

Mary Lou Thiercof

mlgingerMary Lou is out and about on the Bay, bringing you the latest news and happenings and working with our partners in the communities on San Francisco Bay. She is passionate about rescue dogs, whales, and growing her own food. Oh, and sailing!

Malaga Smith

Malaga can be found behind the computer working to connect SF on the Bay to world travelers, behind a history book trying to understand the world, or behind the wheel – out and about and enjoying our beautiful Bay Area.

How it all Started

In 2013 we created Emeryville on the Bay to help bring visitors to Emeryville for the America’s Cup races as part of our Destination Emeryville campaign. We worked with the City of Emeryville, our Bay friends, charter members like IKEA, Bay Street, Townhouse Bar and Grill, Marriott, P.F. Chang’s and other great businesses to bring visitors to Emeryville and positioned Emeryville as a travel destination.

Our efforts were so successful, we expanded to include twelve more cities around the Bay – all with marinas and hidden gems we share with you.

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