The Freda B an inspected vessel. She is certified for up to to 49 passengers by the United States Coast Guard.
We operate rain or shine. We sail in light rain, mist, fog and wind.
We do not typically experience extreme weather during the sailing season.
Our Port Captain continuously monitors the weather as part of his professional responsibilities to the vessel and client. He is the only person who may cancel a charter due to weather. If there is extreme weather and our captain deems in unsafe to operate we will offer a refund and/or a reschedule. Extreme weather in the Bay Area is categorized as heavy rain and/or strong wind. We will contact you, the client, 72-24 hours before your event in such case.
Go to our event organizer page on Eventbrite to purchase tickets.
If you have purchased a voucher from a third-party please enter one voucher code at a time. Click on the date you are interested in and then click on the Eventbrite link to purchase tickets. You may then enter your voucher code into the “Discount Code” field and you will then get your ticket to board. Once you have registered your voucher code with Eventbrite please print your Eventbrite ticket.
Google Map: Schooner Freda B
Helpful address for gps: 100 Bay St., Sausalito, CA 94965
Freda B is located at Slip 465, on the Sausalito Yacht Harbor southern edge. She is right next to a great waiting platform and just a few steps from the Spinnaker Point. Google MAP
Parking options: Sausalito Municipal Lots #3 and #4
For maximum comfort bring and/or wear warm, layering clothing, a jacket and a warm hat. If you are sailing during the day or at sunset sunglasses are a good idea.
We offer fleece-lined deck blankets for our guests to use while on board as well.
Our Public Sails offer light snacks, beer, wine, bubbly and premium non-alcoholic beverages for CASH purchase on board.
On private charter we offer many tailored catering options that may be arranged in advance.
There is no outside beverage allowed.
Passengers may bring simple picnic style food, but we adhere to the simple rule of ‘Pack it in, Pack it out’, meaning everyone must take their own garbage off the vessel at the end of the sail.
No, all passengers must register and purchase tickets prior to boarding time.
If you have a ticket for a Public Sail please make an effort to be early, park and get to the boat. Unfortunately, the boat does not wait for stragglers. If you have a private charter please call the office for assistance. 415-331-0444
Yes, tickets are transferable. However, each passenger must register in advance in order to board the boat.
The Freda B is a large and comfortable vessel. She provides a safe and smooth ride through the seas. Unlike many types of fishing boats that buck in the current or small sailboats that heel excessively, the Freda B glides nicely for a safe and sturdy ride.
If you are susceptible to motion sickness be sure to take necessary precautions. We do not provide seasickness medication. Individuals worried about motion sickness are welcome to purchase medication and follow the directions before sailing. We have deliciously strong Reed’s Ginger Beer (non-alcoholic) at our bar if you are feeling a bit unsettled during the sail.