A three-masted schooner of 431, Advent was built at North Bend for the Simpson Lumber Co., San Francisco. She was wrecked leaving Coos Bay, Oregon on February 16, 1913. All eight of her crew were saved. This glass-plate photograph was discovered by Steve Priske and is part of his Tall …

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Racing catamaran used in the preliminary races of the 2010-2012 America’s Cup.

Downtown Sausalito Anchorage

A great lunch stop just off downtown Sausalito. Just south of the ferry dock, off the rocky embankment where Bridgeway runs right along the shore. Offers a great view of San Francisco and of the boats coming and going from Sausalito. Rarely used overnight due to the persistent wakes.


The San Francisco Waterfront is an eclectic mix of marinas, commercial ship docks, and dozens of piers that are gradually being rebuilt to convert San Francisco’s historic waterfront into a destination for tourists and locals alike. Pier 1 San Francisco Pier 1, just north of the Ferry Building, is the …

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