Posts Tagged ‘San Francisco’

2010 OCT – FLEET WEEK

2010 OCT – FLEET WEEK

        FLEET WEEK – THE AIR SHOW Fleet Week has been a tradition since 1981 and is a highly anticipated event in San Francisco. With an estimated audience of 1 million, spectators crowd the city’s waterfront to be awed by a parade of Navy ships, along with a spectacular aerial show that […]


2009 Sept – From Long Beach to San Francisco Bay

2009 Sept – From Long Beach to San Francisco Bay

I got a new contract in San Jose so I moved my boat from Long Beach up to its new berth in the San Francisco Bay.  I hired a skipper, Nikolay, because (a) I have never done the trip and (b) it is September and the weather forecasts were for hazardous weather, and (c) I am conservative […]