Morris checking the waiver and readying his safety briefing.
And catching up on recent trips.
David seems to like the bear.
Marketta takes on the friendly bear.
Chris nominates the bear for president.
weaving through remnants of a vibrant waterfront.
Some of us chose to weave around the piers rather than take full advantage of the currents.
First stop was to Port Costa, home of the Polar Bear...
Lily runs in terror.
Kent seems to be introducing the bear.
Cynthia is surprised by the bear.
I'm not the only one to consider this for a BASK clubhouse. Water access, check. But I doubt there's adequate area for the annual party - so, no check.
New bridge, old bridge, and David.
There was time for chatting.
... and the post office.
Johnny invites the bear for a beer.
Jill is ambivalent about the bear.
We .... finally... leave the bear behind and return to our boats.
The receiving end of the C&H sugar factory. Hard to imagine anything edible coming from here.
After crossing the strait, we approach the California Maritime Academy, a California State University (i never knew that).
And time for re-grouping.
We all took turns being afraid, entertained, amused, or enamored of the bear. Morris does his best "ahhhh!"
I even get in on the act.
Sally celebrates the bear.
Off to Eikley pier.
Food factories somehow never inspire an appetite.
And, heading to the lunch spot.