Jackie Philpott

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...

What I Saw – by Jackie Philpott

What Is Up With Clipper Cove Readers may already know that the former Naval Station Treasure Island is being developed according to an agreement between the City of San Francisco and the Treasure Island...

What I Saw – by Jackie Philpott

Sailing To The Ferry Building One of my favorite sailing destinations on the San Francisco Bay is to Public Pier 1½, located on the Embarcadero at the edge of the City’s Financial District. It’s...

What I Saw – by Jackie Philpott

The Lipton Cup I was invited to go along on a RIB (rigid inflatable boat) ride to watch the 2022 Lipton Cup regatta with Richmond Yacht Club members Kim and Anna Desenberg. The Lipton Cup...

What I Saw – by Jackie Philpott

Svendsen’s 2022 Spring Fling Remember the days when sailors kept their small keelboats on trailers behind Svendsen’s rigging shop? When you could walk up the ramp and over from your boat to buy what...

What I Saw – by Jackie Philpott

Berkeley Marine Center Nobody wants to give up their boat to the boat yard. But sometimes we don’t have a choice, do we? Sometimes it’s the only way we’ll get a more beautiful, well...

What I Saw – by Jackie Philpott

Mubadala United States Sail Grand Prix Here’s what I saw on Friday Mar. 25. The publisher sent me to St. Francis Yacht Club with a press pass. Me. With a press pass. I was...