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Bay & Delta Yachtsman Features

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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Out & About
covers sailing and boating in the Bay Area and into the Delta

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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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On the water dining in the Sacramento Delta

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About Bay & Delta Yachtsman

Our Writers

Daniel Witte

Bill Wells
Delta Rat Scrapbook

Pat Carson
Lessons Learned

Jillian Humphreys
Out & About 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

Out & About The Bay – by Jillian Humphreys

Bay Waters, Helping Heal Wounds We all hear about the good Samaritan that rescues a person or vessel in distress, but have you ever had the experience firsthand, or better yet met a person...

Lessons Learned – by Pat Carson

A special welcome to Jillian Humphreys who joined the Yachtsman family last month. Her first article appeared in the July issue, and I am looking forward to her monthly contributions. Welcome aboard. Iron Mike On the...

Cruising Stories – by Chuck Artigues

Cruising To Petaluma My sweetie and I have been exploring the Delta on houseboats for many years. So, after our recent purchase of a 1990 Bayliner 3888 last fall, the warmth of the Delta...

Business News – by Ty Mellott

RiverPoint Landing Announces Staff Titles and Makes Additions It is an honor to announce that Danny Cuthbert is now officially RiverPoint Landing’s harbormaster. In this role, he is responsible for assignment of slips, storage...


Letters – by Our Readers

Hello Chuck, I want to thank you for taking the time to write about your boating adventures into and around Petaluma. More so, I wish to thank you for giving us here at Bay and...

Calendar - Down The Rode

Down The Rode – by Ty Mellott

BAY & BEYOND JULY Local Events are coming alive as the, more than year-long, mandated restrictions are being further lifted. Check often with your favorite local Bay establishments for updated information as often as...