A lot of people ask me if I were shipwrecked, and could only have one book, what would it be? I always say "How to Build a Boat"
- Stephen Wright

"The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails."
- William A. Ward

"Cruising has two pleasures. One is to go out in wider waters from a sheltered place. The other is to go into a sheltered place from wider waters."
- Howard Bloomfield

"...the best thing for a cut or abrasion was to go swimming in salt water. Later down the road of life, I made the discovery that salt water was also good for the mental abrasions one inevitably acquires on land."
- Jimmy Buffett

Give a man a fish and feed him for a day. Give him a fishing lesson and he'll sit in a boat drinking beer every weekend.
- Alex Blackwell

"Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks."
- Warren Buffett

"When I forget how talented God is, I look to the sea."
-Whoopi Goldberg

Foggy March Morning Swim

2 MAR 19 What did YOU do this morning? Check out these hearty souls swimming San Francisco Bay this morning in front of PIER 39 Marina. Brrr! Looks invigorating!

Lunar New Year!

Happy Year of the Pig!

Chinese New Year Parade Saturday, February 23, 2019 from 5 to 9 pm – from Market and Second, to Kearny and Jackson with elaborate floats, lion dancers, folk dancers, costumed elementary school groups, marching bands, stilt walkers, Chinese acrobats, and a 288 foot long Golden Dragon (“Gum Lung”).

Tulipmania 2019!

February 9 – February 18

PIER 39’s iconic floral festival, Tulipmania, returns from February 9 – 18 with more than 39,000 blooming tulips and other seasonal garden favorites!  Enjoy the flowers’ beauty and learn helpful gardening tips by taking free guided tours led by PIER 39’s Landscaping experts. Self-guided tours can also be taken any time during Tulipmania.  The tulips typically begin blooming in early February and will last through mid-March (weather dependent).  Check back for more information.

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