Bodega Harbor & Bodega Bay Directions
From Berkeley, Point Isabel, and the East Bay: Go across Richmond/San Rafael Bay Bridge. From Crissy, Larkspur, and Peninsula, go across the Golden Gate. Then head north on Highway 101 for 30-40 minutes to Petaluma. Take Washington Street off ramp in Petaluma and go over the freeway heading west. Go through downtown Petaluma. Road turns into Bodega Avenue. Continue west for about 30 minutes. Veer right going on to Petaluma Valley Road going through the town of Two Rock. When Petaluma Valley Road meets Highway 1, veer right heading West. Pass the turnoff to the town of Bodega (you want to go to the town of Bodega Bay). Continue on Highway 1 until you get to Bodega Bay.
To sail Hart's Beach, Doran Beach, or The Rock take the Doran Park turn off just as you approach the Bay. Pay at the park entrance. To wave sail at the rock, park at the first dirt parking lot on the left, rig and head out through the shorebreak. For Hart's Beach speed sailing continue for a mile. Just past the Coast Guard Station look for a boat ramp on your right. Park at the lot just past the ramp. This place is good only on a low tide while it is ebbing. For Doran Beach speed sailing continue to the end of the road and launch at the end of the jetty in strong offshore winds.
To sail the Yacht Club go past the turnoff to Doran beach and go 1/8 a mile and make the left at the first cluster of buildings. Park next to the Post Office and rig.