bama burgee DOUBLEHANDED FARALLONES RACE bama burgee
Saturday, March 26, 2016


Discussion Forums DHF 2016

Sailing Anarchy

Pressure Drop



Trophy Presentation
Wednesday February 15, 2017  6-8pm

Overview DHF2017

Skippers' Meeting Guest Speakers

Waterways Overview: VTS

Special Topic

US Coast Guard Command Center: DSC Demonstration

Specialist Mike Carlson VTS

Guest Speaker

CWO2 Andrew M. Cohen Command Sector San Francisco
Douglas W Samp OSCS Command Center District 11



2016 will be similar to 2015   Register Online   Check your Entry Status Online too!           

Race Instructions are in Adobe PDF format 2016 Race Instructions,
Entry Form,
and Waivers


Race Instructions are in Adobe PDF format Course Chart

Also: Farallones Race Stories!

Sailing Short Handed Article

"DSC calling: Who's Gonna Answer?"

Sailing Anarchy DHF 2016  Forum 

Pressure Drop DHF 2016 Forum

Replay DHF 2011 GPS Track

Replay DHF 2010 GPS Track

SmartPhone GPS Track Recording


Skippers' meeting, Wednesday March 23, 2016 7:00 p.m. at the Oakland Yacht Club. All skippers are requested to attend and bring their handheld VHF radio. Any changes in starting procedures, course limits, division placement, etc., will be announced at this meeting. Each skipper is responsible for acquiring information of such changes. T-Shirts for 2016 at Trophy presentation.  


Doors open at 5:30 pm OYC

Final Race Entries, GPS Download / replay assistance from BAMA, MMSI information.


7:00 pm Introduction and Overview

Coast Guard VTS, Special Topic, Coast Guard on DSC

DSC Demo (bring your handheld VHF radio)
Skippers Meeting - changes in SI, Fleet assignments, Q&A


Entry Fee Increases Midnight, March 21, 2016.

2015 Trophy Recipients

Perpetual Trophies:

Yacht Lowest Elapsed Time Crewmember, Dennis Madigan Perpetual Trophy

Yacht Lowest Corrected Time, Harvey Shlasky Perpetual Trophy

First Monohull,  Stewart Kett Memorial Trophy,

Yacht Club Team, Pineapple Sails Yacht Club Trophy


Link to 

NOAA Tidal Current Tables


EPIRB Rental   Link #1 Link#2

Replay 2011 Replay 2012 Replay 2013 Information


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