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Follow the Yellow Brick Road to Owl Harbor’s Halloween

Owl Harbor Halloween

The Owl Harbor crew typically dress in theme, and this year it was down the yellow brick road with the Wizard of Oz

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Westsails Rendezvous in the Delta

Westsail Rendezvous

On October 23, we visited the Westsail Rendezvous at Owl Harbor Marina on Sevenmile Slough.

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Journalist Sails the Delta for the New York Times

Lauren and Alex

When the couple took Saltbreaker to the Delta earlier this year, it was Lauren’s first time in the area.

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Out The Gate Podcast Sails South to Catalina Island

Ben Shaw’s podcast takes us south to summers sailing off Catalina Island with Ryan Foland.

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Cruising Through the Delta, on Land

Just when we thought we’d seen the the last of the sailboats, suddenly there were more.

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Delta Resources — Articles from the Latitude 38 Archives

Delta Dining

Visit Latitude 38's Boat-in Dining page for a comprehensive list of Delta and Bay Area dining destinations.

The Cruise of the Laundry Basket

Cruise of the Laundry Basket

In August 2002 we reprinted one of the original great stories of exploring the Delta on a small sailboat. A family cruises the Delta in 1948 aboard an 18-ft sailboat. It was great then and it's great now. A fun story to learn about the Delta and how times have changed.


Fitting Out: The Cruiser's Back Porch

A centuries-old adage claims, "You can tell a lot about a sailor by the cut of his jib." But when it comes to modern cruisers, nothing reveals more about their sailing style than the 'back porch' of their boat. That is, the stern section, which may house everything from solar panels to surfboards, and barbecues to radar domes.


Favorite Sailing Apps

One of the frustrating aspects of living in this 'app-happy' era of endless innovation is that is it seems almost impossible to keep up with the latest, greatest developments in technology — including smartphone, tablet and computer software related to boating.


 

Racing to Your Cruising - Delta Ditch Run 2009

So many Bay Area boats are 'racer/cruisers' and the annual Delta Ditch Run from San Francisco Bay to the Stockton Sailing Club is a perfect way to blend both of your boat's personalities. It's a great race that finishes in a great cruising area. 


 

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