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July 2020

58The Perfect Day Sail

There is method to the divine madness of sailing San Francisco Bay. One way to learn it is to throw the sails up and blunder around for about five years until you figure it out.

64Wednesdays With Patita

All sailors are familiar with 'Wet Wednesdays' — those mid-week, low-key bashes around the cans after work, followed by refreshments and burgers at the host club.

688 Bells for Island Yacht Club?

Almost everyone at IYC had grown up sailing — and even when economic opportunity served or failed them in adult life, IYC was the club they could afford to actively race in.

72Dine-Out Cruising

We're just itching to go cruising, and we'd love to combine this saltwater wanderlust with some fine cuisine when we get where we're going — but we gotta stay local.

76Max Ebb: The Sound of Sailing

This was my first attempt at singlehanded spinnaker, and everything was going fine until my first singlehanded spinnaker jibe.

80Racing Sheet

Ever since I heard a little ditty of the Canned Heat song, Going up the Country, with lyrics based on the Delta Ditch Run Regatta, I just knew I had to do that regatta.

86World of Chartering

Local Chartering — Doin' the Delta