Originally Posted by northoceanbeach
The bay area looks promising. A lot of boats for sale, good choices and a lot of marinas. Also I can go out in the bay for a lot of practice. It's a good time of year. But are there slips available? Where would you start looking?
Consider a marina on the Oakland Estuary. Best weather on the Bay, protected water with good breeze, not far from the central Bay. Plenty of marinas to choose from, all have availability. Most marinas (regardless of location) do not allow staying aboard for more than a few days per week. You may need to find a liveaboard slip, which may be harder to come by.
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Grand Marina- Welcome to Grand Marina : The Bay Area's Premiere Marina Community
Fortman Marina- FORTMAN MARINA
Marina Village- Home - Marina Village Yacht Habor
Oakland Marinas- Almar Marinas