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October 2017

About The Bay - October 2017
My neighbors here in Oyster Cove have their feathers severely ruffled. The redevelopment project slated for our marina is moving ahead at a glacial pace and, sadly, no news at all is forthcoming from the Harbor office. As you might imagine, rumors abound.     Read more.

Delta Rat Scrapbook -October 2017
We attended the 19th District of the International Order of the Blue Gavel luncheon at Discovery Bay Yacht Club on August 12, 2017. Otis Brock and James Mack were the chefs and created an excellent BBQ of St. Louis ribs, chicken, and sausage links along with salad and dessert.     Read more.

Down The Rode - October 2017
22 · Autumnal Equinox, summer is over as the first day of fall begins today. Perfect time of the year to cruise the Bay! Contact any Bay Area marina to arrange slips for your cruising plans.     Read more.

Front Rudder - October 2017
On my first trip to Newport, Rhode Island, it was nearly winter’s end and with spring’s early airs not quite in reach, I remember crossing over to the island on an eerily dark evening.     Read more.

Lessons Learned -October 2017
Anytime I have an opportunity to learn from a fellow boater’s experience I consider it a bonus. I did not have to experience a traumatic event and it did not cost me anything. Every captain has had unfortunate situations occur on a vessel.     Read more.

Letters from You - October 2017
She is an original 1980s van conversion boat built in Pittsburg, CA (may be the production prototype) 29-feet overall and has the original 318 cubic-inch marinized (sic)V8 and Chrysler 300 outdrive.     Read more.

New Products - October 2017
Whether at a home marina or transient slip, dock water can be unpalatable, full of spot-forming minerals and occasionally unsafe to drink. FCI Watermakers? three models of DTS (Dockside Treatment System) make up to 3,000 gallons of fresh, clear water every day - the average daily needs of ten typical American families.     Read more.



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