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Ty Mellott

Co-Publisher, Advertising Sales & Writer

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Ty Mellott grew up boating in Wyoming on Seminoe Reservoir. He graduated from Hanna Elk Mtn. High and then joined the Navy. After a four-year stint and serving on-board the USS Missouri BB63, Ty was honorably discharged from the military as a Second Class Petty Officer. It was while in the Navy and during the re-commissioning of the “MO” in San Francisco that he fell in love with the Bay & Delta area.

After serving in the Navy, Ty attended college and worked for Delta Airlines in Southern California and Florida.

Since coming on board with Recreation Publications in February of 1997, Ty has been involved primarily with the advertising sales for Bay & Delta Yachtsman. He also participates in many boat shows, shoots cover photos and writes the occasional feature article. Ty takes pride in continuing to give the readership the same quality publication they have come to expect year after year.

Ty served 9 years on the Board of Directors for the Northern California Marine Association which included one year as President. He currently sits on and serves the Board of Directors for the California Delta Chambers as Past President. Ty is an avid boater to this day and is involved in supporting the preservation and wellbeing of the Delta Region.

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Business News

  • Business News – by Ty Mellott
    Delta Marine Sales Increases The Size Of Their Sales Team With the record year all the dealers and brokers have experienced in 2021, it is of no shock that nearly all Nor-Cal boat related...
  • 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...
  • Business News – by Ty Mellott
    Events At The Lighthouse At Glen Cove Marina With the return to normal, the long list of venues that have been on temporary hold for over a year now is starting to show signs...
  • Business News – by Ty Mellott
    New Owners At Club Nautique Forty-plus years ago, Don and Judy Durant saw an opportunity to set up a better boat chartering business, and Club Nautique was born. Since then, it has set the...
  • Business News – by Ty Mellott
    Delta Marine Sales Adds A Third Location Tony Faso, owner of Delta Marine Sales and Delta Marine Yacht Center in Stockton has announced the opening of their third sales location in the heart of...

  • The Co-Publisher – by Ty Mellott
    As we are in the 55th year of Bay & Delta Yachtsman this month, I thought it would be fitting to go back in time a little before opening the curtain to the future if...
  • Co-Publisher’s Desk – by Ty Mellott
    by Ty Mellott So, as the summer months begin to remind us of exactly what heat is, we are reminded of how much enjoyment being on the water brings. Just in case you have...

Calendar - Down The Rode
  • Down The Rode – by Ty Mellott
    BAY & BEYOND Check often with your favorite local Bay establishments for updated information as often as possible. New restrictions are impacting several events and activities. We all look forward to getting out and...