Half-moon Bay, Santa Cruz and Capitola

Halfmoon Bay: Pillar point harbor This anchorage was just ok. We came here on our first boat "TARA" and not on "PRISM" There were a few boats out there that looked less cared for, and the smell was not to enjoyable. However once we got to shore, the little town was very cute. We walked … Continue reading Half-moon Bay, Santa Cruz and Capitola

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San Francisco: Richardson Bay and Angel island

San Francisco Bay: Richardson Bay We only anchored here once. It is the largest, free and no time limit anchorage in the whole bay. It is however open to surge and swell made by the large ships, wind and tidal patterns.  So expect rolly nights, and fog horns. You are right next to Sausalito and … Continue reading San Francisco: Richardson Bay and Angel island

San Francisco Bay:Treasure Island: Clipper Cove

This has to be my favorite anchorage in the Bay Area. The new bay bridge connects with the high mountain island that shelters your from the light, noise and view of SF, with a long sand beach, this anchorage is like a little getaway. On quite days sitting on the beach soaking in the sun, … Continue reading San Francisco Bay:Treasure Island: Clipper Cove

San Francisco Bay: Aquatic park: SF City Front

Located just south east of the golden gate, this is a beautiful anchorage. It is limited to only sail boats, and if you are over 40 they ask that you call and make a reservation. We never took "Prism" in here, but we had many times on our first boat "TARA". It's a fun anchorage … Continue reading San Francisco Bay: Aquatic park: SF City Front

Horse Shoe Cove, San Francisco Bay

The whole time Jon and I lived on our boats in the bay area we never went into this cove, as  it is really a marina. We had friends who had anchored in there all the time, and because we were leaving the bay area for good, we figured why the heck not. It is … Continue reading Horse Shoe Cove, San Francisco Bay