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New Products – By Terry Goble

Now’s The Time To Protect The Fuel System As autumn approaches, it’s important to safeguard a boat against temperature changes and months of disuse before the cover is put on. Marine Gasoline Stabilizer Shooter...

Letters – by Our Readers

Hi Pat, I have not had a chance to talk with you for quite a long time. I hope you and Leslie are doing well in these most unusual times. I keep reading your...

Down The Rode – by Ty Mellott

BAY & BEYOND NOVEMBER 1 • Daylight Saving Time Ends, Remember, Fall Back… 11 • Annual North Bay Veterans Day Parade, Check often as this event is still scheduled but may change prior to...

Delta Rat Scrapbook – by Bill Wells

Rusty Porthole We dropped by the Rusty Porthole on Bethel Island along with many of our friends for an ad hoc party… It was a beautiful evening overlooking Franks Tract and the gentle breeze...

Front Rudder – by Mark Reid

Hollywood Goes Sailing… Again! So far, the 2020 sailing season has been a wash. Certainly, washed up. I have little need to remind anyone as to why. We all know. The quicker we can...

Lessons Learned – by Pat Carson

Bilge Pumps While on a boat delivery a few years ago we were navigating a 48-foot sportfish convertible from the San Juan Islands to San Francisco. After a particularly difficult 30 hours in rough...

New Products – By Terry Goble

Stainless Steel Flip Covers Offer Unrivaled Protection When it comes to durability in harsh marine environments, stainless steel is one material that holds its own. Hubbell Marine offers a dependable way to protect exterior...

Letters – by Our Readers

Greetings Captain Pat, I enjoy reading your column in every edition of the Bay & Delta Yachtsman. Even though it’s been a year since you signed me off, I’m still learning a lot from you....

Down The Rode – by Ty Mellott

BAY & BEYOND SEPTEMBER Friday & Saturday • Sunset Cruises, Angel Island-Tiburon Ferry. View the Bay & the SF skyline. Wine, soda & a variety of snacks for purchase onboard. Fri – Sat evening...

Delta Rat Scrapbook – by Bill Wells

Korth’s Pirate’s Lair I was at Korth’s to meet Ty, naturally he was running late as usual. While I was waiting Tiki Tom introduced me to Mark Bettis and his wife, the lovely Catherine Miskow....