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Sailboat Show Comes to Alameda-Oakland Estuary

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Strictly Sail Pacific, West Coast’s all-sailboat exhibit, is going on at Jack London Square through Sunday.

Lots of boats, yacht brokers and sailing enthusiasts from Alameda are crossing the estuary for the event, which is held annually in Oakland.

This year, the America’s Cup trophy made a guest appearance, along with several organizers and representatives of various committees and groups working on the America’s Cup.

On Friday, Saturday and Sunday, there will seminars on nautical topics like navigation, meteorology, racing and cruising. There are also trips on the water for kids and adults, along with other hands-on demonstrations.

Parking can be tough during the event. So consider taking the bus, or getting there by bike, kayak or other means.

Janet Levaux

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