Category Archives: San Francisco

Premier Whaling Museum’s programs coming to San Francisco

This brief post is to help inform the reader of several ocean/whale-related events in San Francisco next week.  On Tuesday, 9/30, The New Bedford Whaling Museum, the largest in the world and probably the best, is sponsoring a reception in … Continue reading

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San Francisco Bay Needs You (v2)*

*Those who know me realize how much I value the the Dolphin Swimming and Boating Club, its members and the cultural institution it is, and my frequent swims in San Francisco Bay. This post is an adaptation of an article … Continue reading

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Maps, Paper

Yesterday morning, as a friend and I began a short walk from the Dolphin Club to Anderson Bakery at Fisherman’s Wharf for coffee, we were summoned by an attractive woman who, as the passenger in the front seat of a … Continue reading

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SF Ocean Film Festival #11 – a brief review

The 11th annual version of the San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival ended last Sunday – the festival was a smashing success with exceptional ocean-related films and record attendance. 46 films were screened from 17 countries with lengths of from … Continue reading

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Lou “the glue” Marcelli

Lou Marcelli was an original who led a unique and remarkable life – if lives are art projects, his was a masterpiece. He passed away earlier this month at age 85. Last Sunday afternoon members of The Dolphin Swimming and Boating … Continue reading

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Dogs and the Golden Gate National Recreation Area

“The dogs scampering across East Beach, some on leashes but most running free and having quite a time of it, were getting along a lot better than some of the humans trying to figure out what to do about them.” … Continue reading

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America’s Cup recap part 2

These photos were taken at the AC Village on/near Pier 27 the day of the last race. Above: Viewing area on Pier 27 about an hour before the last race Below: Rivals anchored off Pier 27 before the race Above: … Continue reading

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