Maritime

Landlubber’s Sailing Terms

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From above board and the bitter end to under the weather and a wide berth … these terms will make you sound like you know what you’re talking about on land or at sea.

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San Francisco Mechanicrawl

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Here’s a unique way to explore San Francisco’s waterfront: Fisherman’s Wharf, Fort Mason, and the Marina District. The Long Now Foundation presents Mechanicrawl—Explore the mechanical marvels along San Francisco’s North Shore, including the triple expansion steam engine of the SS Jeremiah O’Brien! Buy a ticket or join a participating organization and for admission to all […]

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Cook Islands Day at Pier 39

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Celebrate the historic “Vaka” ocean journey and Polynesian culture on Wednesday, August 10th from 11:00 to 4:00 at Cook Islands Day. The sights, sounds and tastes of the Cook Islands are set to enthrall San Franciscans at Pier 39. The event is open to the public, and attendees can enter a contest for a chance to win a trip for two to the Cook Islands.

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