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In 2017 200 attendees had free sail rides, some of them for the first time! Photo/Courtesy of Latitude 38

Sail & Swim in Alameda @ Encinal Yacht Club’s Summer Sailstice Celebration on Sat., June 23

WHEN: Saturday, July 23, 2018

WHERE: Encinal Yacht Club – 1251 Pacific Marina in Alameda

WHAT: Everyone is invited! If you’re a seasoned sailor or curious about sailing the Bay, you can explore the world of sailing, as Encinal Yacht Club once again hosts Summer Sailstice on Sat., June 23, 2018, from 11am- 5pm at 1251 Pacific Marina in Alameda. It is definitely a family event with lots of fun activities around their famous swimming pool, as well as in the Estuary and free boat rides! Summer Sailstice is a worldwide celebration of sailing. (Scroll to bottom for Event Schedule.) Here’s what’s happening June 23.

At the Docks: Classic boats on display – Tall Ship, Master Mariners; a Small Boat Regattas; Junior Sailing and public boat rides, plus a one-class cruise-in.  The Encinal Docks will be very busy with boaters, racers and all things sail and boating this day.

Small Boat Regatta: Snipes, Mercuries, Columbia 5.5s  See the NORs here.

At the Pool: Life Jacket Races, Boat Building Competition, Gutter Races and live music throughout the day…food and drink will abound.

On the Lawn: Exhibits: Sailing gear, beachwear, Summer Sailstice 2018 tees, hats & burgees.

On-the-Water Demonstrations: US Coast Guard Simulated Air Rescue and Alameda Fire Department’s Fire Boat,

Speakers: Great storytelling sailors will unveil their adventures, both past foibles/successes and future dreams. Informational seminars relevant to boaters and the boating community will be available.

The Summer Sailstice 2018 pool : It’s looking pretty exciting and it’s going to be hot. Bring your sunscreen and hats!

Cardboard Boat Building Contest I The Plunge – EYC Lifejacket Race & Demo l Small Boat Racing l Exhibitors l Entertainment All Day l Sailboat Rides l Seminars l Sponsors

Read about the City of Alameda’s Mayoral Proclamation making June Water Sports Month for Summer Sailstice hereCheck out the events across the US and around the globe. Funds raised will go to support the Encinal Sailing Foundation and Encinal Junior Sailing Programs.

Little known fact: Encinal Yacht Club’s Summer Sailstice event is attended by over 2,000 sailing enthusiasts each year.

Looking across the estuary to Oakland from Encinal Yacht Club

Event Schedule:

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