Boating magazine

Delta Rat Scrapbook – by Bill Wells

Ebony Boat Club Change Of Watch The Ebony Boat Club held their COW on a rainy Saturday afternoon at their floating clubhouse at the Stockton Downtown Marina. It was a rainy day and for...

Lessons Learned – by Pat Carson

Nautical Acronyms When we give new boat owners lessons on boat handling, we include the use of common nautical terminology and in some cases its origins and common usage. Although it is not necessary...

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...

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...

From Way Back – by Ty Mellott

It’s been a few months since the last edition displaying a time from way back, so I think it is time to share some photos that were sent to me last year. I would...

New Products – By Terry Goble

Onboard Web Access Easy With Compact Antenna While many use their time on the water to take a break from the distractions of everyday life, onboard connectivity is increasingly an important part of owning...

Letters

Letters – by Our Readers

Bill, I know I am behind, but I just read about Sal Cucuruto passing away. I remember meeting him on one of my first trips to the Delta. I was staying with you on...

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...

Delta Rat Scrapbook – by Bill Wells

Saint Francis Yacht Club After a two-year pause during the COVID crisis, the club has reinstated its live onsite Wednesday yachting lunches. Typically, there would be a buffet lunch followed by an audio/video presentation...

Lessons Learned – by Pat Carson

The Lowly Magnetic Compass I know your boat has one. Some are quite well manufactured and if properly mounted, easy to use. Others are cheap dollar store products that are better suited for use on...