California Delta Gallery (WEB EXTRA) - PassageMaker

California Delta Gallery (WEB EXTRA)

Tag along with Michael Freeman as he cruises the California River Delta in our April 2014 Issue of PassageMaker Magazine.
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In the April 2014 Issue of PassageMaker Magazine, contributor Michael Freeman cruised the California River Delta. San Francisco is no tropical paradise, so when boaters want to warm their bones they set a course for the California Delta. Captions and images by the author, Michael Freeman. Be sure to catch "Delta by Degrees" in our April issue!

Raft Ups with friends are common in the Delta. They facilitate easy conversation while enjoying a cool beverage.

Raft Ups with friends are common in the Delta. They facilitate easy conversation while enjoying a cool beverage.

Wind Turbine line the Sacramento River near Rio Vista to take advantage of the steady Delta breezes. Nearby Sherman Island is a mecca for kite boarders and wind surfers.

Wind Turbine line the Sacramento River near Rio Vista to take advantage of the steady Delta breezes. Nearby Sherman Island is a mecca for kite boarders and wind surfers.

A view from the raft. The waters of Mildred Island provide cool respite from hot Delta summer days.

A view from the raft. The waters of Mildred Island provide cool respite from hot Delta summer days.

The author relaxes in a hammock slung under the boom.

The author relaxes in a hammock slung under the boom.

Al and Shirley Alys’s well kept 34’ Californian Sedan Trawler cruises toward Stockton on the San Joaquin River.

Al and Shirley Alys’s well kept 34’ Californian Sedan Trawler cruises toward Stockton on the San Joaquin River.

An map illustrating the area covered in "Delta by Degrees."

An map illustrating the area covered in "Delta by Degrees." Click to enlarge.

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