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CRUISE


Every month TYC sail and power boats head out for San Francisco Bay Area destinations in an organized club cruise. Locations range from nearby yacht clubs to a week in the Delta. All in all, 2021 looks to be another exciting year for TYC cruising.

The weekend cruises often head to more distant locations like Benicia, Petaluma, or up the Napa River or Suisun Slough.  Our annual Summer Cruise finds TYC members enjoying the warmer weather and water of the Delta for seven or eight relaxing days away from the usual crush of boats on the bay.

To get involved just pick a trip (or two) and click "Register" at the right.

The essence of TYC cruising is to have fun and enjoy the friendship of fellow boaters. Some yacht clubs we'll visit will host dinners for us and sometimes we organize pot-luck and restaurant events. Whatever the plan, be prepared for a good time and lots of new adventures!

Although most TYC cruisers take their own boat, some members choose to buddy boat or crew on a more experienced boat in the beginning, and there are always some "land cruisers" who drive their rubber tired craft to join in the fun.  However you arrive, we'll guarantee you'll have fun.

Upcoming Cruises

    • 09/24/2021
    • 10:00 AM
    • 09/26/2021
    • Petaluma Turning Basin
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    Let's cruise to Petaluma!

    Come join the fun with TYC Friday, September 24th - September 26th, as we cruise up the beautiful (and recently dredged) Petaluma River to downtown Petaluma! Yes, you did hear me say that the long-neglected Petaluma River, entry channel and turning basin were dredged to 8 feet depth below MLLW in a 100' wide channel. So if you are a sailor with a keel that can handle 8' now would be the time to come along with the power fleet to explore the interesting antique shops, intriguing boutiques, tasty restaurants, and mmm-licious wine and beer houses that make Petaluma one of the most cruised-to destinations on the Bay. Sign up here.


    As usual, we'll plan to leave the Cay mid-morning to catch the flood at Petaluma River Entrance which runs from 9:49a to 3:48p. This should help us avoid the wind against ebb which can cause rough going in the shallows around the approach channel. Most important is to schedule our D St. Bridge opening- well in advance - as the bridge is not manned all day long. More details as we get closer.





     As for fun, here's a sneak-peek for how we'll spend the weekend...we're working to make sure we have safe, outside-dining choices. More details before we leave on the 24th. 


    Friday, Sept. 24th        Cruise to Petaluma Turning Basin (Downtown Petaluma) 

                                          Cocktails outside on the deck at Petaluma YC  (vaccine + masks required

                                          Dinner TBD         

    Saturday, Sept. 25th    Explore Petaluma on your own or with the group!

                                          Port tasting at Sonoma PortWorks

                                          Dinner at Ayawaska Resobar, a Peruvian delight just a 5 min walk

    Sunday, Sept. 26th      Breakfast on your own

                                          Cruise back to Tiburon (departure time based on tides)


    If this sounds like your idea of a super fun weekend in a great location, then get yourself signed up pronto right here. See you on the water!!



    Cruise leader: Drew Clark     


    Note:  If your boat name, beam and LOA are in your profile, it will be entered automatically on your cruise registrations.

    List of registrants


Past Cruises

07/23/2021 2021 Delta Cruise
06/25/2021 Napa Valley Wine Cruise
06/19/2021 Warmup Cruise and Pig Roast Party - San Rafael YC
04/23/2021 Online Dinner and TYC Cruise Meeting
02/22/2020 Cruise-In - Berkeley YC
10/11/2019 Tinsley Seven Star Cruise
09/15/2019 Commodore's Picnic
09/11/2019 Latitude 38's Fall Crew List Party
08/30/2019 Flash Cruise to Golden Gate YC
08/24/2019 Beginners' Cruise and Dinner - San Rafael YC
07/16/2019 Delta Cruise
03/22/2019 Cruise to St. Francis YC
03/08/2019 Cruise to Golden Gate YC
09/28/2018 Tinsley Five Star Cruise
09/22/2018 Commodore's Cruise and Picnic
07/20/2018 Delta Cruise
04/20/2018 Cruise to Golden Gate YC
09/29/2017 Oktoberfest Cruise to Tinsley Is.
09/22/2017 Commodore's Picnic (Sept. 23) and Day or Weekend Cruise
08/25/2017 Drake's Bay Cruise with Petaluma YC
07/21/2017 Delta Cruise
07/10/2017 Weekday Lunch Cruise to Angel Is.
06/02/2017 Richmond YC Cruise and BBQ
04/15/2017 RBYC Cruise-In
04/09/2017 Commodore's Guest Cruise
04/02/2017 Brunch Day Cruise to Angel Is.
03/31/2017 Benicia Cruise
03/05/2017 2017 Cruise Adventures Planning Dinner Meeting
11/05/2016 Annual Race & Cruise Awards Dinner
10/23/2016 Terrapin Crossroads Sunday Brunch, Concert? and Creek Cruise
09/27/2016 Tinsley Five Star Cruise
09/23/2016 Commodore's Picnic (Sept. 24) and Day or Weekend Cruise
08/21/2016 Flash Sunday Brunch Cruise - Terrapin Crossroads
08/01/2016 Delta Cruise
07/08/2016 Loch Lomond Yacht Club Cruise
06/17/2016 South Beach YC Cruise
05/26/2016 Petaluma YC Cruise
04/23/2016 RBYC Cruise-In
04/08/2016 Encinal YC Cruise with Cabaret Night
03/12/2016 Sausalito Cruise/Drive and Tall Ship Tour
09/28/2015 Tinsley Quint Club Cruise
09/18/2015 Commodore's Picnic (Sept. 19) and Cruise
08/15/2015 Delta Cruise
07/17/2015 Encinal YC Cruise
06/28/2015 Casual Day Cruise
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