Luxury Yacht Charter San Francisco

Yacht Charter in San Francisco

With is spectacular waterfront, iconic Golden Gate Bridge and infamous Alcatraz Island, San Francisco is one of America’s premier yachting destinations in the world. The Californian city, set on the world’s third largest natural harbours, is a wonderful base from which to explore San Francisco Bay, which is 48-60 miles from north to south. San Francisco has been chosen to host the America’s Cup in 2013, a move which has confirmed its position in the sailing world.

Marinas in San Francisco

Despite its reputation as a yachting centre, San Francisco’s marine facilities for large yachts are surprisingly few and far between. They include:

Schoonmaker Point Marina
Tel: +415 331 550

South Beach Harbor
Tel: + 415 495 4911

The Sugar Dock
Tel: +510 232 4282

Treasure Isle Marina
Tel: +415 981 2416

Weather in San Francisco

San Francisco enjoys a mild climate which is often described as Mediterranean. The average summer temperatures are around 23C, with summer lasting until the end of October. Fog can be a hazard towards the end of the season, bringing cooler weather reduced visibility. From November to May the weather is cool, with little variation, and temperatures rarely dip lower than 13C. January is the coldest and wettest month.

Top Five Things to do in San Francisco:

  1. Walk across the famous Golden Gate Bridge.
  2. Wander through Chinatown, the largest Chinese community on the West Coast of America. Get up at dawn and go to watch the sea lions at Fisherman’s Wharf.
  3. Book a night-time tour of Alcatraz.
  4. Relax during a round of golf at the magnificent Presidio Golf Club.

Top 5 Restaurants in San Francisco:

  1. For contemporary American cuisine, book a table ay the renown Boulevard restaurant in the historic 1889 Audiffried Building.
  2. For sublime Vietnamese delicacies head to The Slanted Door.
  3. Go to Zuni Café for oysters and champagne.
  4. Tadich Grill is the longest serving restaurant in San Francisco.
  5. Smart Spruce restaurant certainly lives up to its name.

  • Friday, 16 September 2011

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