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Delta Rat Scrapbook – by Bill Wells

Stephens Yacht Rendezvous Rusty Areias approached me in Sept of 2019 and mentioned that we should do something for Dick Stephen’s 100th birthday which was coming up in Sept. of 2020. We began tracking...

Front Rudder – by Mark Reid

Save The Best For Next Year! The 56th edition of the Rolex Big Boat Series has been put on hold until next year. It is only the second time that it has been canceled...

Lessons Learned – by Pat Carson

Conception Fire Update On Monday, Sept 2, 2019 at approximately 0314 Pacific Daylight Time, U.S. Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles/Long Beach received a distress call from diving vessel, Conception, which had 33 passengers and six crew...

Business News – by Ty Mellott

Twin Rivers Marine Insurance Gary Clausen of Twin Rivers Marine Insurance has been serving the needs of his clients in all of California for many years from the offices located at the Antioch Marina...

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...