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Things to do in Point Richmond - Tourist Places in Point Richmond
"if you want to test your skill at sailing boats larger than 25 feet, you must spend some time on San Francisco Bay.
Start with fall or spring sails when winds are generally a tad calmer than summer and do check tide and current tables before venturing out since the right (or wrong) mix of wind a..."nd current (particularly in "the slot" between Berkeley and the Golden Gate Bridge) can make for a real "white knuckles ride," particularly if you head out in an unfixed keel, trailerable sail boat of less than 25-28 feet.
For cruisers who want to do a picnic as well, head to Angel Island, which is a state park. If all temporary slips and moorages are taken, head for the lee of Angel Island and bob around but try to avoid setting an anchor, which will either get fouled in the anchor graveyard below or return with a messy crust of the dreaded black mayo that coats the bottom of SF Bay.
Soon (2013), there will also be the thrill of the America's Cup for non-sailors who want the vicariou...
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