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September 2019

About The Bay - September 2019
There is a boat at the end of our dock that, for as long as we have kept our boat in Oyster Cove Marina, has been called by the neighbors, Five Thousand Firm. Although the owner has never shown the least amount of interest in the boat, he was firm on his asking price of $5,000, hence the name.     Read more.

Delta Rat Scrapbook - September 2019
The Haggin Museum has a special exhibit of Stephens Brothers boats this summer. It will be in the New Gallery through September 29. There are a lot of photos and blueprints you don′t normally see of a selection of their boats over the last 100 plus years.     Read more.

Down The Rode - September 2019
Due to an error on my part in submitting an incorrect file, I apologize for the incorrect dates and any inconvenience they may have caused in our August 2019 Issue Sincerely, Ty Mellott     Read more.

Front Rudder - September 2019
It is hard to be in two places at the same time, let alone three. That was the case this month for me as the penultimate 50th anniversary of the Transpacific Ocean Race took place simultaneously against a once-in-a-lifetime historical event in the 12-Meter World Championships in Newport,     Read more.

Lessons Learned - September 2019
The USCG Navigation Rules devote quite a lot of time and print to lights and shapes. There are only 38 rules and 12 of them deal with lights. Everyone that has a boat greater than 12 meters (39?feet 4?inches) in length is required to keep a copy of the Navigation Rules on board and PART C ? LIGHTS AND SHAPES, dealing with vessel lights and shapes is usually in color for easy understanding.     Read more.

New Products - September 2019
Inside and out, mechanical devices accumulate gunk, a sticky combination of lubricants, dirt and other contaminants. Removing these difficult-to-clean residues has traditionally been the exclusive purview of petroleum products. But they are dangerous to both the user and environment.     Read more.



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