June 1, the opening of Rockfish season, proved to be a bountiful day for the 139 anglers out on six Emeryville Sportfishing boats. The catch: 53 Chinook Salmon, 688 Rockfish, 44 Lingcod, 2 California Halibut.
Now is the time to make reservations for the peak summer season 510-654-6040.
Sat., June 8 – Emery Cove Yacht Harbor Celebrates National Marina Day
On National Marina Day, marinas across the United States celebrate their industry by inviting the public to their facilities to show them the important role marinas play across the nation as family-friendly gateways to boating, and the responsibility marina personnel have as stewards of the environment. Emery Cove, certified in the Clean Marinas program since 2006, celebrates National Marina Day by hosting the following activities on June 8, 2013 beginning at 10:00 am:
Free Pump-outs 10am-4pm
Bay Green Marine Sanitation will be providing free mobile pump-outs to boaters of Emery Cove Yacht Harbor on a first come – first serve basis. This is in your slip – no moving required. You may sign up in the harbor office or call 510-428-0505 to try this service.
Fire Extinguisher Service- Emery Cove Parking Lot 10am to 2pm:
International Fire Equipment Company (IFEC) will be set up in the lot to service/tag extinguishers (normal size) at $15 each. Each extinguisher takes approximately 5 minutes so there may be a short wait. Halon systems will not be serviced that day. IFEC will have a limited supply of new extinguishers to purchase if you need a new one.
Emeryville Yacht Club – Boating Resources 10am to 2pm
Marty Martinson, Safety Officer of Emeryville Yacht Club will provide a boating information table on the harbor office deck with brochures, Boating Clean and Green kits, life jacket information and more. Marty, an avid sailor and live aboard, will be able to help answer boater’s questions.
Mathiesen Marine OPEN HOUSE Ste. #107 10am to 2pm
Earl specializes in marine electronics installation and sales, AC/DC electrical systems, PC & Mac based navigation systems, battery chargers, inverters, corrosion issues, autopilots, radar, and AIS.
Michael Wiest Yacht Sales OPEN HOUSE Ste. #105. 10am to 2pm
Michael Wiest Yacht Sales provides a team of brokers offering service to anyone interested in buying/selling a boat.
Sat., June 22 – Summer Sailstice
Summer Sailstice is a global holiday celebrating sailing held annually on the weekend closest to the summer solstice, the longest sailing days of the year. Summer Sailstice was founded in February 2001, by John Arndt, Associate Publisher at Latitude 38, as the global, annual celebration of sailing held on the summer solstice.
San Francisco Bay’s SUMMER SAILSTICE Celebration will be held at Encinal Yacht Club in Alameda starting at 10:30 am. and heading into the evening with food and music. There are all kinds of competitions and prizes, including the The Laser Sir Francis Chichester Race around Alameda, which is being revived by Nick Burke, Northern California Laser fleet captain and Encinal Yacht Club.The 17 mile long course allows competitors to go either way round the island which includes ducking, swimming, somehow passing under a number of ‘too low’ bridges. Laser sailors can contact Nick Burke.
Other Sailstice activities include a boat-building contest, new sailboats on display, sailboat rides, sunset photo contest, a small boat regatta, the Summer Sailstice Party Circuit Race and food and music. A fabulous, waterfront musical line-up plays from noon until 8 so you can rock and roll on your sail over and when you get ashore. You can also sail the 2013 Estuary Stroll. An Aerial group photo will be taken at 2 pm. All marinas are encouraged to empty the docks and get sailors out on the water! GO SAILING!
Encinal Yacht Club is located at1251 Pacific Marina in Alameda.
510-522-3272, [email protected]