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The Delta: Northern California's Inland Cruising Destination

Stories and Tips for Cruising the California Delta

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The Latest Delta Cruising News

Delta Ditch Run Forecast

California weather graphics

Weather Routing Inc. predicts a “good day” for tomorrow’s Delta Ditch Run from Richmond to Stockton.

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The Newland 368 Pegasus Returns to S.F. Bay

Pegasus at KKMI

Many Bay Area boats sailing the oceans carry a legacy that resonates among those who cruised or raced against or on board them.

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Delta Doo Dah Kickoff

Delta Doo Dah Kickoff

Delta Cruising Seminar & Kickoff Party, May 18, 6-9:30 p.m., at Richmond Yacht Club

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Delta Doo Dah Kicks Off Saturday

Sun shower

The 11th annual Delta Doo Dah cruising rally will kick off this Saturday with a Delta cruising seminar at Richmond Yacht Club from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Breakout sessions will cover anchoring, destinations and the return trip to the Bay.

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Delta Doo Dah Open for Business

Odyssey

This is the year that Delta Doo Dah “turns it up to 11,” and you could be part of it. We opened registration for the loose-knit cruising rally yesterday.

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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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