The Delta: Northern California's Inland Cruising Destination
The Latest Delta Cruising News
Already tired of the San Francisco fog, and it’s not even May yet? Latitude 38’s Delta Bureau recorded a high temperature of 93° yesterday! Delta Doo Dah…Read More
The 2021 Summer Sailstice ambassador program gives you an opportunity for an official role in getting the world sailing on June 19.Read More
We’re opening Delta Doo Dah Lucky 13 for registrations at noon today. You’ll find that sign-ups are quick and easy — and still free.Read More
This will be our 13th year for the cruising rally, so we’re going for a ‘Lucky 13’ theme. We plan to open registration next Wednesday, March 17, St. Patrick’s Day.Read More
Delta Resources — Articles from the Latitude 38 Archives
The 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.
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.
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.