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The Beauty of Nature
Al Fricke was sailing aboard his Catalina 36 Jubilee when he snapped these great photos of a 'fogbow'.
Find your dream boat
The owner of this sweet-looking 1974 Cal 3-30 posted it on our website on 9/14. They called to say it was sold on 10/9. Yikes!
The Working Waterfront
The Marinship generates the lion's share of the city's tax revenues. But the mile-long waterfront is also sinking into a rising sea and in need of massive infrastructure upgrades, the exact costs of which aren't known by city officials.
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Magazine Features: October 2020

Delta Doo Dah Dozen — The Covid Surge

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With few alternatives for recreation, the spring season was especially busy. By the time the Delta Doo Dah closed registration at the end of August, 92 boats had signed up, the most since the first DIY year, 2013.

32 TO 33 At Sea

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The time had never felt more right when I received the invitation to crew for an ocean passage. Having had my world turned upside down and losing my job due to COVID-19, I had been waiting for a new adventure.

I Survived Covid-19 Living On A Boat

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My husband was positive. I was negative. We live on a 41-ft sailboat. On Monday, June 29, my husband Brian came home from work and racked out for a nap in his customary spot on the port settee of the salon.

Headed South With The Ha-Ha Or Not

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The canceled 2020 Baja Ha-Ha has become the Nada Ha-Ha. However, for our October issue, we bring you a story that might provide inspiration or a touch of regret. Like kids going off to virtual college in the strange year of 2020, this year's cruisers will have a unique experience.

Max Ebb: Calibrated

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I can never seem to find my tide book when I need it. It makes a difference because if the tide is more than halfway up I can take a shortcut. Less than half tide and I have to stay in the channel. Yes, I know "there's an app for that," but I like to leave my cellphone home when I go sailing.

The Racing Sheet

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The Moore 24 Championship, Laser Masters PCCs and Mercury Nationals are among the championship regattas covered here. We also introduce the new Pandemonium Regatta and YRA Island Tour and sail to Drake's Bay with the SSS. And we peek in on Santa Cruz for the SC27 Nationals and the Day on Monterey Bay.