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Delta Rat Scrapbook
Delta Rat Scrapbook
gives you the inside scoop of the Sacramento Delta

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Lessons Learned
talks about the boating scene of the San Francisco Bay

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What I Saw
On The Bay
covers sailing and boating on the San Francisco Bay Area

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New Products
showcases the latest marine products

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Letters From You
let our writers and our readers hear from you

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Northern California events calendar

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About Bay & Delta Yachtsman

Our Writers

Daniel Witte

Bill Wells
Delta Rat Scrapbook

Pat Carson
Lessons Learned

Jackie Philpott
What I Saw On The Bay 

Ty Mellot

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Our Staff

Don Abbott

Ty Mellot
& Advertising Sales

JP Salla
Advertising Coordinator
& Office Manager

Terry Goble
Art Director

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About Us

Bay & Delta Yachtsman’s humble beginnings date back to over 55 years ago
when a Delta boating couple created a newsletter for other boaters, which evolved into today's magazine that covers the waterways of Northern California.

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Latest Posts

Delta Rat Scrapbook – by Bill Wells

Taste Of The Delta The 20th Annual Taste of the Delta was a huge success thanks to a great team of volunteers and many local wineries, breweries, restaurants and businesses. The purpose of the...

Lessons Learned – by Pat Carson

Is My RADAR Killing Me? The short answer is, of course not. According to the World Health Organization, to produce health defects, exposure would need to be 1000 watts per square meter or more...

What I Saw – by Jackie Philpott

Drakes Bay, Tomales Bay Do you feel like an adventure? Go out the Gate and turn right instead of left. At the end of your first day you’ll end up in Drakes Bay. There...

New Products – By Terry Goble

Easily Upgrade Boat Hardware In Minutes Many owners hesitate to upgrade their boat’s hardware because they lack the confidence or equipment to make the requisite deck cut-outs. Accon Marine offers a solution in its...

Calendar - Down The Rode

Down The Rode – by Ty Mellott

BAY & BEYOND SEPTEMBER 29 – 30 • 27th Annual Margot Brown PICYA Wheelchair Regatta, Encinal YC, Alameda, CA. This powerboat cruise for our disabled U.S. Service Veterans is followed by a picnic at...