Articles

Bay & Delta Yachtsman monthly features

Delta Rat Scrapbook – by Bill Wells

Sacramento Yacht Club Opening Day Stacey Hodge asked if I would help judge the club’s Opening Day Parade. I jumped at the chance and reported for duty at 1045 hours at the clubhouse. Rear...

Boat Review – by Pat Carson

Chris Craft Catalina 27 and the Launch 25GT Chris Craft Day Boats I am driving to Sausalito on a brisk early morning in May with the bright sun rising to east and the full moon...

What I Saw – by Jackie Philpott

Svendsen’s 2022 Spring Fling Remember the days when sailors kept their small keelboats on trailers behind Svendsen’s rigging shop? When you could walk up the ramp and over from your boat to buy what...

Business News – by Ty Mellott

Retirement Announced We knew it was coming but as with many other things in life, the news was upon us much quicker than anticipated. Peter Moore of Delta Marine Sales has announced that he...

From Way Back – by Ty Mellott

A huge thanks again to Robert Hackl who provided info on photos published in the May ’22 issue. I received quite a few messages of confirmation, so it would appear that’s one mystery photo we...

New Products – By Terry Goble

Torcello Elite Steering Wheel Wins Award Chosen from among a landslide of nominations, Schmitt & Ongaro Marine’s Torcello Elite steering wheel has been named a 2022 Boating Industry Top Product of the Year. It...

Letters

Letters – by Our Readers

Hi Jackie, A voice from the past.  So, I saw your book about the Delta, read it and loved it. It stimulated many memories. I first went to the Delta in 1984 and returned...

Calendar - Down The Rode

Down The Rode – by Ty Mellott

BAY & BEYOND JUNE Chartered Events • USS Potomac Cruises, from Oakland’s Jack London Square. Even though the historical ship has started scheduled once again, you can charter the ship for your own private events. For...

Delta Rat Scrapbook – by Bill Wells

Opening Day, Stockton Yacht Club Jill Stevenson and Colleen Waterhouse did an outstanding job planning and executing the weekend events. Of course, they had a lot of enthusiastic volunteers helping, but they were the...

Lessons Learned – by Pat Carson

Is It Right Or Is It Wrong 14 It is June, it is summer and it finally appears that the pandemic is nearly past us. I thought it would be a good time to...