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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
    The Bay Area Welcomes NAOS Yachts On Feb. 11, the newest yacht dealership and brokerage to open their doors in the Bay Area will be hosting an open house. NAOS Yachts will be hosting...
  • Business News – by Ty Mellott
    Don Abbott Retires From the California Yacht Brokers Association Don Abbott served the CYBA as Executive Director over two time periods. Appointed in the mid-80’s he served until Bob Gorman took the position in...
  • Business News – by Ty Mellott
    West Coast Canvas Under New Ownership In late September, Curt Page announced that he sold West Coast Canvas and officially joined the ranks of the retired. Rather than sell this very successful business on...
  • Business News – by Ty Mellott
    H&M Marine Adds Two More Boat Lines The family run H&M Marine in Sausalito is very excited to inform us that they have recently added a few more boat lines to their already impressive...
  • Business News – by Ty Mellott
    Pacific Boat Services Introduces New Service Manager Ramon Mata and his staff are proud to announce that the position of Service Manager has been filled by none other than Kelvin Jackson. Although new to...

  • The Co-Publisher – by Ty Mellott
    At this time, it seems that change is the one constant that can be relied upon. Regardless of how many times I repeat that statement, I am not quite able to make myself feel...
  • 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 JANUARY 13 – 16 • 33rd Anniversary of the Sea Lions’ Arrival at Pier 39, Pier 39, San Francisco, CA. Visitors will see, hear & enjoy hundreds of sea lions close...