Doo-Dah
Freeport Bridge

Cruising Close to Home

With one of us furloughed and one working remotely, we decided to head toward the Delta aboard Penelope, our Newport 27.
wooden boats at dock

Ch-ch-changes

"The MMBA Board has made the decision to cancel the Wooden Boat Show in 2020. The show will return in 2021. "
Stink Eye at sunrise

Delta Cruising with Doo Dah Dozen

Despite the uncertainty about the near future, registration for the 12th annual Delta Doo Dah cruising rally has been robust.
Lucky Mud on the river

Delta Doo Dah Dozen Open for Business

By the time you read this, we will have opened registration for Delta Doo Dah Dozen. We're hopeful that the sailors who sign up for this inland rally will actually be able to cast off their docklines and cruise the Delta.
Sequestor with spinnaker flying

Go or No Go?

The latest cancellation to drop into our inbox is the Master Mariners Regatta. "With so many competitive boats in the fleet, it is with heavy hearts the Board has decided to cancel the Regatta."
Express 27 Shenanigans

The Year in Preview (Q1)

Among the feature stories in the January issue of Latitude 38 is a Year in Preview. It begins: Our 2020 dance cards are filling up fast with plenty of regattas and events to keep us busy on waters near and far. (Some of these events even conclude with actual post-sail dancing!)
Latitude 38 February Cover

Before We Say Goodbye to 2019

We're about to launch into a new year and new decade with lots of sailing ahead. Before we do we wanted to share a look back at the past year.
Sunset with bird

A Delta Doo Dah DIY Cruise

The water was wonderful for swimming. We did a lot of otter and bird watching, along with star viewing. It was great to see big fish jumping at sunset, not to mention the swallows doing their bug-catching thing.