Treasure Island Yacht Club

300 Clipper Cove Way, SF, CA 94130

Archive for Skills & Safety

SFOBB Demolition Safety Zone

Several people have reported being stopped from going under the Eastern Span of the San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge by the Coast Guard.

To assist boaters who wish to visit Clipper Cove on Treasure Island we recommend looking at the charts which are attached to the Local Notice to Mariners for District 11, Week 19.  The Safety Zone extends 100 yards around the SFOBB from Yerba Buena Island to the “I” Pier through 31 December 2015.  An Alternate Channel has been designated.

Follow the attached link to view these chartlets.
lnm11192015-Bay Bridge De-Construction

Women’s Sailing Convention

26th Annual Women’s Sailing Convention

February 7, 2015

– Top Women Sailing Instructors –
– Fantastic Interactive Workshops –
– Fabulous, Fun, Confidence Building –
– “One of the best days of my life!” –


Women’s Sailing Seminar – 9/20-21/2014

Island Yacht Club will again host the Women’s Sailing Seminar in the Bay Area.

2014 WSS pink save the date

13th Women’s Sailing Conference, 6/7/2014

The Women’s Sailing Foundation will host the 13th Women’s Sailing Conference – June 7, 2014 – at the Corinthian YC in Marblehead, MA

Registration for the 13th Women’s Sailing Conference is open!
Click here to get all the information and register or click for  Registration Form Only

Proposed Barrier in False River

Protecting Water Supplies and Delta Water Quality with Emergency Drought Barriers

The California Department of Water Resources is planning to completely block False River (the short cut around Frank’s Tract) in the delta with a “temporary” emergency drought barrier to limit salt water intrusion by May 1, 2014.

For more details see their drought barrier fact sheet by following the link below:

25th Women’s Sailing Convention, 2/1/2014

Attention TIYC Women.. Save the dates… Weekend of February 1, 2014 for a great women’s sailing convention…
The 25th anniversary of WSC will be a special event. Don’t miss it.



Weather Page added to website

WeatherFlow is a company dedicated to providing real-time weather data at various locations throughout the world.
There is a personal weather station located at Building 3 and data from this station is provided to the WeatherFlow website,
A new page has been added to the TIYC website (in the left column), “Weather at Treasure Island”.
This page provides a link to wind data at Building 3 posted on their website.
The wind data includes current wind speed (blue line), direction and lulls and gusts (red line) over a five minute period.
Other weather sites around the bay and delta as well as around the world can be accessed from their global website.

Women’s Sailing Seminar 9/28 & 29

*** UPDATE ***
Six women from TIYC attended the 2013 WSS.
Elena Esser, Jan Johnston, Mary Alden, Christy Harte, Sally Crompton and Lynette Breed

TIYC Women at WSS

TIYC Women,
There is a training seminar in the Bay Area just for women.
Island Yacht Club will be presenting the 21st Annual Northern California Women’s Sailing Seminar, September 28 & 29, 2013.

Attached are the details and the Registration Form
2013 WSS Information and Form

Vessel Inspections 5/18/2013

On Saturday we have the Coast Guard Auxiliary providing volunteers to inspect our boats for safety. This is a great opportunity to get your boat checked out. Currently a few of you have signed up for this inspection. It will be on first sign up, first inspection basis till the inspectors run out of time.
Inspections start at 11am at TIYC
till ?
Please let me know if you want this inspection – ASAP
Then stay for our the dinner and talk on Turkey.

One Day Race Management Seminar

One Day Race Management Seminar at Encinal Yacht Club
2/09/2013 for details go to the YRA race management website.
Enroll Now at USSailing

Encinal Yacht Club
1251 Pacific Marina
Alameda, CA 94501-1149
  Contact: Michelle Leonard
  Instructors:   William Gage
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