Sherman Island, Marker 14 Directions
From the Peninsula Go across the San Mateo Bridge on Hwy. 92 and go North on Hwy. 880. Continue north on Hwy 880 until you reach San Lorenzo. There take the 580 off ramp and go east towards Dublin. Near Dublin go North on Hwy. 680 Stay on Hwy. 680 until you come into Walnut Creek. At Walnut Creek take Hwy. 242 going towards Concord. Continue past Concord on Hwy 242 When you reach Hwy. 4 merge going East towards Antioch Continue on Hwy 4 going past Antioch. Merges with Hwy. 160 and cross bridge Continue north on Hwy. 160 across Sherman Island. Then you have two options: If you want to go to the Powerlines, Sign or the Access: As you approach the water look for Sherman Island Rd. going left. You can launch at the Powerlines or continue to the Access at the end the road. Remember the wind can be stronger at the Access or at the Powertlines so check out both sites if the wind is light
If you are going to Windy Cove(launch closed), Jungle, Sand Bar(aka Cliffhouse) etc: Continue on north on Hwy. 160 and cross the bridge and look for the left turn into Windy Cove. Continue on Hwy 160 to Glass Beach and Sand Bar.
From the East Bay: Go north on Hwy. 580/80 Near the racetrack just north of the Berkeley Marina get in the right lane and continue north on Hwy. 80 Near the town of Hercules turn east on Hwy. 4 Continue on Hwy 4 going past Antioch. Hwy 4 merges with Hwy. 160 going north crossing the bridge Then follow the instructions above
From San Francisco and Marin County Cross the San Rafael Richmond Bridge. Then take the rarely used Richmond Parkway off ramp. Head north for several miles until it merges with Hwy. 80 going north. Near the town of Hercules turn east on Hwy. 4 Then follow the instructions above.
From Sonoma County Go south on Hwy 101 Past Novato take the Hwy 37 off ramp going east. Continue on Hwy 37 as it passes through Vallejo and turns into Marine World Parkway Then merge with Hwy 80 going north. Go north on Hwy 80 for about 15 miles Passing the Cordella turn off start looking ahead for Hwy 12 At Hwy 12 take the off ramp and head east for about 20 miles in strong wind. At Rio Vista cross the bridge over the Sacramento River. (don’t worry if there is not much wind here) Just across the bridge turn right onto Hwy 160 Go several miles south. Just before the next bridge check out the Windy Cove sailing site. To get to the Powerlines, Sign and Access sailing sites continue on Hwy 160 About 2 miles past the bridge the road will turn left and leave the river. JUST as it makes this turn go right on Sherman Island Rd to the sailing sites.