The "Big Boat" series for little boats -- opening day regatta

Something fun for a Saturday morning... Opening Day with the San Francisco Model Boat Yacht Club

Bring your tilt-shift and plan some miniature-look pics.

Renegade Scott D. is prepping his GoPro and a motorized floatable to go in close and capture the action at the helm.

You'll be attending the Ragtop / Stinkpot Regatta. 

Self-hosted fun.... join when you can, be sure to upload and share images with the group and our hosts.

The club is devoted to the building and sailing of model yachts, both power and sail. Located in San Francisco’s historic Golden Gate Park at the 36th Avenue and Fulton Street entrance, there is a club house and a lake--both of which are devoted to model yachting. The Spreckels family donated the lake, Spreckels Lake, to the city of San Francisco during the first decade of the twentieth century. The lake was specifically designed for model yachting. The clubhouse was built as a WPA project in 1937 and serves as a boat storage facility and meeting location for our members.

For fun, take a peek at this little boat regatta video clip. These people are serious racers! ** This is not the group we will visit with.

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  • winston

    yeah, yeah, rub it in.

    March 10, 2013

  • AnneMarie

    I don't think I've laughed this hard in a long time! We had a great day!!!

    March 9, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Domestic responsibilities call me. Have a great time.

    March 8, 2013

  • Martha B.

    So Mikeeee -- are you joining? Or are you needing to be in some more important place?

    March 5, 2013

  • Mike

    Oh, bummer. I have to be down past Santa Cruz in the afternoon. I feel so sad for people like AnneMarie and Scott, because they haven't seen me in so long. :-) Can I still pay the $999 fee anyway?

    March 4, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    It's gotta be sailing!

    February 23, 2013

  • Walker

    Hi Martha: You certainly got everybody's attention. I floating the rumor that you get Martha and she will......

    February 7, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    For $999, I'd need a *lot* more detail.

    February 7, 2013

  • Martin G.

    Hi! I was wondering if I can join this shoot with a leica M9/rangefinder? Will pocket wizards be used for remote flash? Thank you!

    October 9, 2012

    • Rohit

      Is the price $999 for real?

      January 18, 2013

  • Rohit

    Too costly!

    January 18, 2013

  • winston

    what about the $999.00?

    1 · November 5, 2012

  • Grant K.

    Martha, Can you update this description and give us some more details?

    November 5, 2012

  • Martha B.

    Switcherooooo on this! There will be girls, but rough and tumble types with loud machines. More info soon.

    October 15, 2012

  • Walker

    I wish I was available, Hank really knows his stuf and does beautiful work

    July 11, 2011

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