A New Boat Rental Option: Direct from Owners


Looking for a boat to rent on San Francisco Bay? There’s a new service, Boatbound, that promises to significantly expand your range of choices. Following in the footsteps of the highly successful airbnb, which has Read More

Boat Rentals in the San Francisco Bay Area


Dozens of boats are available to rent on San Francisco Bay, in Sausalito, San Francisco, Berkelely, Richmond, and in the Oakland/Alameda Estuary. Renting a Boat on SF Bay San Francisco Bay is a demanding place Read More

Boat Watching on San Francisco Bay


In the course of a few hours on San Francisco Bay, you can see dozens of different kinds of boats and ships, from sailboats to classic motoryachts and kayaks to warships. Here’s a quick guide Read More

Get on a Boat on SF Bay


San Francisco Bay is rich with places to go and things to do in a boat. BoatingSF.com can lead you to most of them. If you’re looking to get out on the water on a Read More

Get out on the Water and See San Francisco Bay


If you don’t have a boat but long to be out on the bay, don’t despair — there are lots of ways to get out on the water. Charter a Boat For the most flexibility—but Read More

Red Rock Island


Red Rock Island is the only privately owned island in San Francisco Bay. And it could be yours! Just $5 million. A Big Red Rock Located adjacent to the San Rafael Bridge, near Richmond, the Read More

San Francisco Bay Anchorages


See our complete list of San Francisco Bay anchorages for a more detailed listing and a chart showing the locations of the anchorages. Protected Anchorages Ayala Cove on Angel Island is the most protected anchorage Read More

San Francisco Weather


San Francisco Bay and Coastal Waters Marine Forecasts National Weather Service forecast for San Francisco Marine forecast for the Golden Gate See our extensive page of links to SF marine weather info. Weather.com San Francisco Read More

Take a Sunset Cruise


Sunset is often the most magical time on the bay. As the sun descends, the wind usually dies down and the birds become more active. If you’re lucky, the sky will put on a show, Read More

Visit Someplace New on SF Bay


There’s lots of possibilities: If you like to swing on the hook, choose from any of a number of fine anchorages for a lunch or dinner stop, or just to relax. Many marinas have guest Read More

Visiting Angel Island


The Angel Island State Park site is a great source of information about visiting Angel Island. The entire island is a state park. Once on the island, you can rent bikes, take a tram tour, Read More

Visiting San Francisco


For general information about visiting San Francisco, visit the San Francisco Convention and Visitor’s Bureau site. If you’re looking for restaurant, a movie, or other entertainment, the San Francisco Chronicle site is an excellent resource. Read More

Visiting Sausalito


By Land From San Francisco, cross the Golden Gate bridge and exit at Alexander Avenue at the end of the bridge. Follow Alexander Ave. as it turns into Bridgeway and travels through Sausalito. From the Read More

Waterfront Homes in Sausalito


Sausalito has only a few true waterfront, land-based homes, but there are hundreds of houseboats. Sausalito’s houseboats are perhaps the quintessential waterfront homes on San Francisco. With roots going back to just after World War Read More