Northern California 2016 Westsail Rendezvous

  • September 30, 2016
  • 9:00 AM
  • October 02, 2016
  • 12:00 PM
  • Guest Dock, Marina Bay Yacht Harbor, Richmond, CA


  • I will be attending w/o a vessel.
  • Slip for one night $.50 per foot arrange with the Marina Bay Yacht Harbor
  • Slip for two nights $.50 per foot X 2 arrange with the Marina Bay Yacht Harbor


All Westsails and Westsailors past, present and future. Bring your boat, crew, or just yourself. We have dock space for all boats.  

The 2016 Westsail Rendezous will be at the Marina Bay Yacht Harbor in Richmond, CA.  The new guest dock by the Marina Office/Launch ramp looks very nice. 

The Saturday night dinner/meeting will be in the very nice classroom under the marina harbor office. 
Register in advance online and contact Jay Bietz if you have questions.
  • Google Map Location  Marina Bay Marina, Richmond, CA

  • Lodging and local attractions - Richmond Convention & Visitors web site and also Tradewinds sailing schools - local guide to nearby lodging and services.   

  • Parking - will be available behind the Marina office. 

  • Slip fees are ~$.50 per foot per night and include access card for showers.   The pdf sign up form  will need to be filled out and sent to the office - they will assign the slips to the group and issue the keys and cards for my distribution or you can pick up the keys from the marina office.    US Boat members do receive a discount.

  • Early arrivals - If you arrive before the event tell them you are with the Westsail Rendezvous.  US Boat members to receive a discount.

  • Those arriving by car - do use Google Maps  to find your way to the Marina Bay Harbor Office - we will be on the dock east of the office.

  • Friday night hors d'oeuvres potluck on the Guest Dock - a fun event bring your favorite finger food.  

  • Saturday,  boat tours and visiting followed by a delicious sailors BBQ supper near G Dock. A vegetarian plate will be on the menu.

  • Our famous red raffle finishes the Saturday evening event.   Prizes in the past are from our friends at Cruising Outpost, Good Old Boat, North Sails and Ocean Navigator.  We aslo have had safety flares and other interesting nautical items.  If you wish to contribute to our raffle - please contact Jay Bietz or Randy Leasure.

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  • Sunday 10:00 - head out to Tiburon for the second annual Westsail Parade across the bay to Pier 39.  Plan to join in the fun - here is a video from the 2015 Westsail Parade. Need a ride - ask around if you wish to crew.

  • 2015 Northern California Rendezvous web page - see the images

  • More details to follow.