International Women's Day 2024 - Sunset Sail on San Francisco Bay

When: March 8, 2024

Where: San Francisco, United States


Join us for a once a year sail to celebrate International Women's Day. Sit back and relax aboard Schooner FREDA B and learn a little bit about the local women on and around the San Francisco Bay.

Some of the great dames will include Sally Stanford, Janis Joplin, Lotta Crabtree, Julia Morgan and Alma de Bretteville to name a few. A story or two about Freda Been will be shared as well.

Board in Sausalito and see the Bay's iconic sights from the deck of an elegant, traditionally-rigged sailboat. Landmarks we'll often see include the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, Marin Headlands, Angel Island, Palace of Fine Arts, Fort Mason, Fisherman's Wharf, Coit Tower, and the Bay Bridge, all from the special vantage of the water.

It's a perfect way to liven up your weekend, an ideal mix of luxury, history and a tall ship adventure!

Schooner Freda B: is a sea kind 80' gaff rigged coastal schooner, making her one of the San Francisco Bay's most comfortable and traditional vessels to sail. Experience the romance of yesteryear, and with a local, licensed Captain and Professional Crew.

Boarding 4:45 pm
Departing 5:00 pm
Returning 7:00 pm

On Deck Bar and Provisions:
Deck Bar is open- accepting cash and credit cards. No outside food or beverage is permitted aboard.
Premium Non-Alcoholic: $5 per bottle/can/mug
California Beer: $ 8 per bottle
House Bubbles and Mimosas: $12 per glass
Napa / Sonoma / Import Wine: $14 per glass
Adult Coffee or Hot Chocolate: $14 per mug
Salt Point Cocktails: $14 per can

Our Captain and crew strongly encourage our guests to support local Sausalito restaurants before boarding or upon return.

Parking and Location
Please plan on arriving early to find parking and the boat.

We recommend parking in one of the MUNICIPAL PARKING LOTS surrounding Sausalito Yacht Harbor. Parking costs between $2 and $4 per hour, and Parking Lot #3 (Google Maps) will be the most convenient.

Walk to 100 Bay Street in Sausalito and then continue walking north towards The Spinnaker Restaurant. You'll soon come across a wood boardwalk on your left that will lead you to our dock (look for the two red masts).

The Schooner Freda B is located at Sausalito Yacht Harbor, Slip 465, Sausalito, CA 94965 (searchable as "Schooner Freda B" on Google Maps).
If you are lost, see your ticket confirmation for the "boat phone" number to call.

What to Wear
Sailing on the San Francisco Bay offers ever-changing views and exciting microclimates. Weather can change in a minute. Windbreaker, warm base layer, gloves, hat, scarf, sunglasses, and comfortable shoes are strongly encouraged. No high heels.
We can no longer offer blankets onboard, but you're welcome to bring your own!

Freda B has a restroom on board. The restroom is available one at a time. We do recommend using shore facilities (link) as a priority prior to sailing. The restroom is disinfected by the crew after each use.

Advanced reservation is required for all passengers, including babes in arms. Passengers 17 and under must be accompanied and always supervised by an adult. All tickets must be purchased in advance, and full contact information is required for all passengers.

Tickets are transferable up to 48 hours prior to sail. A new name and contact information associated with the ticket are required in order to create an accurate roster for the Coast Guard.

Groups of 6 or more
Private groups of 6 or more are encouraged to consider a private charter on San Francisco Bay.
CIMBA - 32' Grand Banks, downtown Sausalito, 2-10 guests
FREDA B - 80' Schooner, downtown Sausalito, 2-38 guests

For Your Safety
Freda B is a United States Coast Guard (USCG) inspected vessel and complies with all the latest regulations including personal floatation devices (PFDs), handrails, professional crew, raft, CPR/First Aid trained crew, Responsible Beverage Service (RBS) certified crew, and disinfectant/sanitization standards.

Freda B follows any and all USCG and Marin County Guidelines regarding any health crisis the county may be experiencing.
Multiple hand sanitizers are made available onboard for all guests to use freely.

Sailing on the San Francisco Bay is weather-dependent. We sail in most weather, including cold, wind, fog, and light showers. On occasion, we will need to reschedule a sail due to extreme wind or rain. If this is necessary, you will usually be notified within 24-48 hours of the scheduled sail.

If the Captain must cancel due to weather, our sales team will work with you to reschedule or refund your order. The Captain and Crew monitor the most sophisticated weather channels to make every effort to bring you information in the timeliest manner. We apologize in advance if the weather complicates any special occasion plans.

Guest Cancellation
Due to the popularity of this sail, we do not offer guests an option to cancel or reschedule within 7 days. If you need to cancel, please do so at least 1 week in advance. To cancel or transfer tickets to a friend or family member please contact the ticket desk at
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