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Events from Mon, Oct. 03, 2022 to Fri, Dec. 02, 2022
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Thursday, Oct 6 10:30 - 14:30

Sail on Bear with Mission HS (Golden Bear)

Location: San Francisco Marina
Description: Sail on Bear with Mission High School. Blue Angels will be flying overhead!
(Created by Les S)
0 of 7 slots are available.

Friday, Oct 7 09:30 - 17:00

Camp Sweeney Class Sail (Benjamin Walters)

Location: Berkeley Marina
Description: Our third class with Camp Sweeney and our live overboard drill with the students rescuing the swimmer half a dozen times. One of the best experiences for the students...and the mentors...PLUS we start late so we check out the Blue Angels practice that begins at 300 for the Fleet Week the following day...
(Created by Lee S)
1 of 9 slots is available.

Tuesday, Oct 11 18:00 - 20:00

Monthly Board Meeting

Location: 48 Gold Street, 2nd floor, San Francisco, CA 94133
Description: We are ALWAYS done by 8 PM. If you cannot make it in, we have a Zoom conference space you can use to be telepresent.You must register in order to access the meeting via Zoom. A registration button is in the event details on the volunteer.bluewaterfoundation.org site when you are logged in. Use it to register. Registration will generate connection details which are good for subsequent meetings.
(Created by David M)

Friday, Oct 14 08:30 - 15:00

Piedmont School Sail (Benjamin Walters)

Location: Berkeley Marina
Description: Our second sail with these students from the Piedmont School District
(Created by Lee S)
5 of 9 slots are available.

Saturday, Oct 15 08:30 - 15:30

CCC Youth Probation (Benjamin Walters)

Location: Berkeley Marina
Description: Monthly sail with students from Contra Costa County's Orin Allen Youth Rehabilitation Facility (OAYRF). Crew must be aged 21 or over to participate per probation department requirements. 08:30 Crew report and prep for the day 09:00 Students arrive; short classroom session and then head out. 15:00 Return to slip / debrief / store the boat. ~15:30 Departure. I'll bring sandwiches for the students and crew--please advise of any dietary restrictions. If you're inclined (but not required), bring along snacks, cookies to share.
(Created by Steve K)
1 of 6 slots is available.

Tuesday, Oct 18 09:00 - 15:00

WPO DONOR SAIL (Benjamin Walters)

Location: Berkeley Marina
Description: This is a thankyou sail for donations from a non profit organization that provides support for women CEOs.
(Created by Lee S)
0 of 4 slots are available.

Friday, Oct 21 17:30 - 22:00

Camp Sweeney Class Sail (Benjamin Walters)

Location: Berkeley Marina
Description: Our night sail with the students of Camp Sweeney, often their favorite sail. Dinner at dock before we leave, then out we go, teaching navigation beacons and lights. Make sure you have a light on your life vest.
(Created by Lee S)
1 of 10 slots is available.

Saturday, Oct 29 09:00 - 15:00

El Dorado Probation Sail (Benjamin Walters)

Location: Berkeley Marina
Description: Another sail with the students of El Dorado Probation...they come down all the way from Tahoe to experience the Bay!
(Created by Lee S)
7 of 9 slots are available.

Saturday, Oct 29 10:30 - 14:30

Sail on Bear with Greenagers (Golden Bear)

Location: San Francisco Marina
Description: Sail we have been doing for many years with great group of SF Rec & Park interns.
(Created by Les S)
3 of 7 slots are available.

Thursday, Nov 3 10:30 - 14:30

Sail on Bear with Hilltop HS (Golden Bear)

Location: San Francisco Marina
Description: Sail on Golden Bear with the enthusiastic young mothers from Hilltop High School.
(Created by Les S)
7 of 7 slots are available.

Friday, Nov 4 09:00 - 15:00

Camp Sweeney Class Sail (Aleta)

Location: Berkeley Marina
Description: Another class for the Camp Sweeney students, this time on Aleta so they learn a new boat. We will need first and second captains for Aleta. Pizza when we return.
(Created by Lee S)
6 of 9 slots are available.

Tuesday, Nov 8 10:30 - 14:30

Sail on Bear with Hanna HS (Golden Bear)

Location: San Francisco Marina
Description: Our ongoing sailing with the great kids from Hanna Center For Boys, a residential treatment center whose mission is to transform the lives of youth, families and communities impacted by trauma and adversity through resilience, connection and spiritual wellness.
(Created by Les S)
6 of 7 slots are available.

Tuesday, Nov 8 18:00 - 20:00

Monthly Board Meeting

Location: 48 Gold Street, 2nd floor, San Francisco, CA 94133
Description: We are ALWAYS done by 8 PM. If you cannot make it in, we have a Zoom conference space you can use to be telepresent.You must register in order to access the meeting via Zoom. A registration button is in the event details on the volunteer.bluewaterfoundation.org site when you are logged in. Use it to register. Registration will generate connection details which are good for subsequent meetings.
(Created by David M)

Wednesday, Nov 9 10:00 - 15:00

Certification sail (Aleta)

Location: Berkeley Marina
Description: Certification of skills for Crew and Second Captain including COB. Bring your lunch! This sail must have at least 5 candidate volunteers signed up to avoid cancellation.
(Created by David M)
8 of 11 slots are available.

Thursday, Nov 10 10:30 - 14:30

Sail on Bear with Wallenberg HS (Golden Bear)

Location: San Francisco Marina
Description: Sail on Golden Bear with Wallenberg High School
(Created by Les S)
6 of 7 slots are available.

Saturday, Nov 12 10:00 - 11:30

First Aid/ CPR/AED training

Location: Golden Gate Yacht Club 1 Yacht Rd, San Francisco, CA 94123
Description: CPR/First Aid training required for certification. Free to BWF volunteers. PLEASE NOTE: This certification will be blended learning, meaning that the video and "lecture" portion will be done online at your own time and only the skills portion will be done in-person. Once six people sign up you will be sent a link from ARC American Red Cross (email may be addressed from Salesforce) Online portion must be complete before skills session. Contact Les 415-497-6637 or problems with Red Cross link contact Anne: 415-990-7723
(Created by Les S)
3 of 13 slots are available.

Thursday, Nov 17 10:30 - 14:30

Sail on Bear with Lowell HS (Golden Bear)

Location: San Francisco Marina
Description: Sail on Golden Bear with Lowell High School.
(Created by Les S)
5 of 7 slots are available.

Saturday, Nov 19 08:30 - 15:30

CCC Youth Probation (Benjamin Walters)

Location: Berkeley Marina
Description: Monthly sail with students from Contra Costa County's Orin Allen Youth Rehabilitation Facility (OAYRF). Crew must be aged 21 or over to participate per probation department requirements. 08:30 Crew report and prep for the day 09:00 Students arrive; short classroom session and then head out. 15:00 Return to slip / debrief / store the boat. ~15:30 Departure. I'll bring sandwiches for the students and crew--please advise of any dietary restrictions. If you're inclined (but not required), bring along snacks, cookies to share.
(Created by Steve K)
1 of 6 slots is available.

Friday, Dec 2 10:00 - 15:00

Camp Sweeney Graduation Ceremony and Sail (Benjamin Walters, Aleta)

Location: Berkeley Marina
Description: Both Benjamin Walters and Aleta will take the students out for short sails with family and friends after pot luck lunch and a gradutation ceremony at which the students get their certificates. Often a very moving ceremony. Kyak rides and inflatable rides as well. Come even if you don't plan to sail.
(Created by Lee S)
18 of 24 slots are available.