The Delta: Northern California's Inland Cruising Destination
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During Saturday’s Delta Doo Dah event at Delta Bay Marina, four West Wight Potters cruised over from Delta Marina in Rio Vista.Read More
Activities packed the final official event in Delta Doo Dah Lucky 13, hosted by Delta Bay Marina on the Delta Loop in Isleton.Read More
As the channel narrowed and the wind picked up, I was driving, and we had our first broach, which turned into our second broach, and then our third.Read More
The next official event on the Delta Doo Dah itinerary will be a BBQ and activities at Delta Bay Marina in Isleton on Saturday, August 14.Read More
Owl Harbor Marina really outdid themselves this year, perhaps making up for last year’s hiatus. Their annual tenant party pulled out all the stops.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.