Yachtsman Magazine

Guest Column – by Daniel Witte

After much searching my family purchased our new 53 Navigator named Tuesday. Since the boat was in Oxnard, it was quite a job planning trips back and forth to get it ready for the...

Business News – by Ty Mellott

Bay Area Welcomes MRN Yacht Sales Raised in Oxford, UK, Rob Newman’s earliest memories involve navigating the River Thames aboard his family’s cabin cruiser. Transitioning from a career as a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer, he...

New Products – By Terry Goble

Space-Saving Hardware Holds Line And Rod When it comes to adding hardware, gunwales can fill up fast. The Cleat/Rod Holder Combo offered by Accon Marine combines the practicality of a pull-up cleat with a...

Letters

Letters – by Our Readers

Dear Bill, I wanted to share our latest press release and film with you. Enjoy! Monterey, CA. Emmy-award-winning actor and comedian Nick Offerman has teamed up with the nonprofit Western Flyer Foundation to produce...

Calendar - Down The Rode

Down The Rode – by Ty Mellott

BAY & BEYOND APRIL 12 – 13 • Annual Svendsen’s Spring Fling, hosted by Svendsen’s Marine, 2900 Main Street #1900, Alameda, CA. Fri. 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. This year the show...

Delta Rat Scrapbook – by Bill Wells

International Sportsmen’s Exposition (ISE) This is the best outdoor show in Northern California. It is always in January, kicking off the new year. Cal Expo in Sacramento is an ideal location with proximity to...

Lessons Learned – by Pat Carson

That Was Predictable Abandoned and derelict vessels are a problem for not only the waters in our backyard but many United States harbors, bays and shorelines. Sunken, stranded, abandoned and derelict vessels are an...

What I Saw – by Jackie Philpott

Spider On My Boat In 2021 a small spider came aboard my boat while I was sleeping, anchored off Heart’s Desire Beach, up in Tomales Bay. It settled in just under the aluminum trim...

Business News – by Ty Mellott

2024 CYBA Board of Directors, Officers & Committee Chairs The 2024-2025 California Yacht Brokers Association Board of Directors were installed mid-January with newly elected Board Members Dean West, James Murrell and Charles Ullman succeeding...

New Products – By Terry Goble

Fiberglass Reborn With Iosso Fiberglass on boats and RVs is under constant attack from UV rays, windborne dirt, and calcium and salt deposits. Over time, their gelcoat surfaces fade and appear dull and chalky....