Marine Film, Production & Safety

SF Bay Adventures specializes in stable and seaworthy vessels ideally suited to the unique conditions on the San Francisco Bay. The right boat and captain for marine film, production and safety services are essential for success. We exclusively use experiences, United States Coast Guard licensed Captains and crew.

We are the premier resource in the Bay Area for:

  • Documentaries
  • Commercials
  • Movies
  • Research Studies
  • Independent Projects

Marine Film Services

From high-fashion photoshoots to nature films, we work with our clients to get the shots. We offer a roster of highly-skilled, professional captains and a diverse fleet of boats.

A recent sample client list includes ESPN, National Geographic, PBS, Fox Sports, CBS – Eye on the BayWarren Miller ProductionsIcon FilmsMarine Film WorksNorthern Sky EntertainmentElephant House StudiosBrave Planet Filmsmiles Partnership.

Chase Boats

We provide captained boats for any kind of sporting event on the Bay. We specialize in rescue, safety and film boats for Alcatraz triathlons and San Francisco Bay open water swims. We are the go-to local resource for visiting coaches, race officials and hero boats. SF Bay Adventures is accomplished at supervising marine safety aspects for these events and more.

Marine Event Coordination and Project Management

Bay Adventures is a seasoned marine production resource. We can provide project management, consulting, boats and teams for almost any event on the San Francisco Bay. The execution of an outstanding marine event requires planning, tide and weather consideration, safety, bay traffic considerations, execution, experienced captains and hands-on knowledge. Our long-term experience on the local waters can ensure your event comes off well.

Our captains and office team work closely with our clients to develop the best plan for timing, tides, currents, weather, Bay navigation and Bay traffic. Our sophistication on the San Francisco waters helps guarantee your marine event is executed with professionalism, safety and reliability.

Please contact us regarding your San Francisco Bay marine event. We like to get involved as early as possible to establish a successful project.

SF Bay Sunset Cruise

An SF Bay sunset cruise is the ultimate Bay Area experience! See the most iconic sights from the very special vantage of the water. Famous landmarks like the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island, Crissy Field, Fort Mason, the Bay Bridge, Mount Tamalpais, Angel Island and more are shown in their best light; the golden hour – all while enjoying an unforgettable sunset.

An SF Bay sunset cruise is the perfect way to liven up your weekend. It’s an ideal mix of luxury and adventure! Choose an intimate private charter for a San Francisco sunset cruise on the charming, all wood Grand Banks, Cimba. Or get a fun group together and come aboard a classic tall ship like the Schooner Freda B. Another wonderful way to get out on the Bay is always a Public sails!

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