What I Saw

What I Saw – by Jackie Philpott

At the end of May I was in Monterey. That is situated on a bay, too – The Monterey Bay, which makes it fair game for this column. Ten days from now I’ll be...

What I Saw – by Jackie Philpott

Opening Day On The Bay 2023 Readers of this magazine know more than I do about this, but I’m pretty sure Bill Wells has covered Opening Day on the Bay for a long time....

What I Saw – by Jackie Philpott

Angel Island Once the rains had subsided in the middle of April, I jumped on my boat and sailed over to Angel Island. It was a beautiful day with a clear blue sky, finally...

What I Saw – by Jackie Philpott

NAOS Yachts Last year in this magazine I wrote about how my boat and I wriggled our way backward to anchor between two gorgeous Beneteau sailboats upriver in the Delta. It was in that...

What I Saw – by Jackie Philpott

Pacific Sail & Power Boat Show May 4-7 Before I write anything else, be advised that there WILL be a boat show this year. The San Francisco Bay is no longer a boat show...

What I Saw – by Jackie Philpott

Bay Area Association Of Disabled Sailors Back in 2017 I started taking my boat over to the BAADS program in South Beach Harbor. BAADS is the acronym for Bay Area Association of Disabled Sailors....

What I Saw – by Jackie Philpott

Lunch At Oakland Yacht Club Every Wednesday for at least seven years a group of sailors has met for lunch at the Oakland Yacht Club. The pandemic put a kink in their plans, but...

What I Saw – by Jackie Philpott

Sailing Out Of South Beach Saturday Nov. 19 was a gorgeous winter day on the San Francisco Bay, perfect for a sailboat race. This race was the first of several, part of South Beach...

What I Saw – by Jackie Philpott

Classics At The Corinthian When I sail up river to Owl Harbor I live large on fresh vegetables and rich yolky eggs from Devery’s chickens. In general though, singlehanded provisioning on my boat is...

What I Saw – by Jackie Philpott

Half Moon Bay When sailors decide to go to Half Moon Bay, what they really mean is they sail down to Pillar Point Harbor. My understanding is that Half Moon Bay has a very...