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Delta Rat Scrapbook – by Bill Wells

Pacific Inter-Club Yacht Association (PICYA) Opening Day On The Bay I received an email from PICYA Vice Commodore David Jackson asking if I would accept an invitation to be Grand Marshall of the opening day...

Lessons Learned – by Pat Carson

Ensigns, Jacks And Flags A half dozen years back I wrote about flag etiquette on vessels and this month I wanted to again review how to properly fly our flags, ensigns and burgees on our...

What I Saw – by Jackie Philpott

Are Catholics Better Sailors? Earlier this year I was looking through some sailing blog or another when the name of my high school alma mater popped up. What was this? It seems that Mater...

New Products – By Terry Goble

Compact Courtesy Light Provides Big Illumination Adequate illumination isn’t just a luxury while at sea, it’s an important part of staying safe. The new CL10 Courtesy Light from Shadow-Caster features up to 250 lumens...

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Letters – by Our Readers

Bill, Another great weekend on the California Delta started with attending the confirmation of Paul Faso Antonini, followed by his graduation party from 8th grade and promotion to St. Mary’s High School at the...

Calendar - Down The Rode

Down The Rode – by Ty Mellott

BAY & BEYOND JUNE Friday & Saturday • Sunset Cruises, Angel Island-Tiburon Ferry. View the Bay & the SF skyline. Wine, soda & a variety of snacks for purchase onboard. Reservations required for this...

Delta Rat Scrapbook – by Bill Wells

Opening Day On The Delta The Stockton Yacht Club pulled off an epic event in early April. Jill Stevenson and her team including Theo Garcia, Tony Ehrig, Marc Gabrys, Cathryn Grayson, Lisa Boje and...

Lessons Learned – by Pat Carson

Is It Right Or Is It Wrong 16 It is June, it is spring and it finally appears that the winter weather is behind us. It has been a year since my last installment...

What I Saw – by Jackie Philpott

In early April I drove over to Berkeley Marine Center, looking for my new-to-me engine. I looked in all the usual places: Cree Partridge’s office, in the corners of the chandlery and in the...

New Products – By Terry Goble

Oversized Pull-Up Cleats Make Replacement Easy With Wide-Line Cleats from Accon Marine, it’s simple for owners to upgrade to the convenience of low-profile pull-up hardware. The slightly oversized flanged base covers old holes and...