Delta Doo Dah
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2012 Itinerary

Friday, July 27, 5:30-9:00 p.m.: Kickoff Party with check-in at Berkeley YC. This is where you'll pick up your Doo Dah swag. No-host bar; buffet dinner/BBQ for $7 and up will start at 6:00 p.m. Berkeley Marina will provide free slips for those who need them (if you made a reservation, please call them before 5:00 p.m. on Friday to get your slip assignment). Our boats are welcome to drop in to the Berkeley YC Friday night race. We'll wait for you!

Saturday, July 28, 11:30 a.m.: Official Start at the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge, between Red Rock and Castro Rocks. Our flagship, the Wauquiez 47 Gazelle, will be stationed north of the bridge to take your picture. (You can go west of Red Rock instead, but we might miss taking your picture.)

Saturday, July 28, afternoon-evening: Vallejo YC. We plan to have dinner at 6:00 p.m., followed by a presentation from James Muller of San Francisco Estuary Partnership, our skippers meeting, and prize drawings, starting at 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, July 29, 8:30-10:00 a.m.: Vallejo YC will provide a buffet breakfast, and Organo Gold Coffee will offer free samples of their wares.
6:00 p.m.: Good news! Sugar Barge Resort and Marina on Bethel Island has agreed to be our official Sunday night stop. Expect 3-6 hours to get from VYC to Sugar Barge; they would like us to time our arrival for after 5:00 p.m., to be sure that they'll enough dock space for us. Dinner will be fish and chips to go with the British theme. Danny will set up the sound for karaoke and jam session.

Monday, July 30: We'll be hanging loose at Sugar Barge Resort and Marina. They'll have pancakes, sausage, fruit and juice for us for breakfast; hamburgers and hot dogs for lunch.
2:00-6:00 p.m.: Our friend Peter Yates will still be hosting a Monday afternoon beach party. Hanna SUP will bring paddleboards for Doo Dah'ers to try out for free.
6:00 p.m.-on: Tri Tip dinner. Danny will set up again for Karaoke and jam session.

Tuesday, July 31: Breakfast burrito, fruit, coffee and juice at Sugar Barge, then we're off to our new stop! King Island Resort on the San Joaquin River welcomes the fleet. They will provide free moorage, including free electricity and showers, for our fleet that evening, and will throw us a luau/BBQ (with a vegetarian alternative) for dinner and possibly breakfast at a reasonable fee to Doo Dah’ers.

Wednesday-Thursday, August 1-2: Free days. Explore the Delta on your own, buddy-boat with friends, or tag along with the Doodettes. Thanks to the San Francisco Estuary Partnership and BayGreen Marine, free Honey-Pot service will be provided on Thursday afternoon in Potato Slough, a popular anchorage for our fleet.

BlooSee - Potato Slough

Friday, August 3: Doo Dah Hoopla Party. Owl Harbor on the San Joaquin River will be our final stop on Friday evening. And what a send-off! They're planning a N'Owleans-style party, with costumes, decorations, raffle prizes, a complimentary Louisiana-style dinner, and live music from Big Cat & the Hipnotics. For more details, you can download the flyer here.

BlooSee - Owl Harbor

Saturday, August 4, 8:30 a.m.: Pancake Breakfast, courtesy of our friends at Owl Harbor. 10:00 a.m.-noon: Departure.

All meals and drinks are pay-as-you-go unless otherwise stated, most will be cash-only. Please be prepared to raft up at our planned marina stops.


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