Christine Weaver: Ambassador

January 27, 2021 by Nicki Bennett
Christine Weaver

Welcome aboard Christine WeaverChris started sailing in her youth and has been sailing regularly since the early 90's. Chris is the ringleader of the Delta Doo Dah, and runs the Racing desk at Latitude 38. She has a wealth of knowledge which she shares in the many facets of the community she contributes to. 

Tell us a bit about yourself! 

Latitude 38 racing editor and Delta Doo Dah Doodette. I first learned to sail at age 12 in El Toros, and I've been sailing regularly since the early 1990s. A vet of the 1999 Baja Ha-Ha and a Sea of Cortez cruise. Have chartered in the San Juan Islands, Alaska and Florida. Women's Sailing Seminar instructor. Co-founded the Delta Doo Dah in 2009 and still run it. Would like to act as ambassador for the Delta Doo Dah fleet in 2021.

What is your favorite color? 

Purple

Preferred type of sailing: 

Racing, cruising, keelboats, cruising cats

Boat Make: 

Laser 28; El Toro

Boat Length: 

28-ft; 8-ft

Boat Name: 

Stink Eye; The Force

Homeport: 

Richmond Yacht Club / Oxbow Marina, Isleton

Favorite Point of Sail: 

Broad reach with spinnaker

How long have you been sailing? 

Regularly, 29 years

What do you love about sailing?

Being on the water. Being freed from the stresses of land life and the workweek. Communing with nature, particularly waterfowl and other marine life.

How long have you been participating in Summer Sailstice? 

Seven years

What are your Summer Sailstice plans for 2021?

Cruising in the Delta

Are you a part of any sailing clubs, fleets or organizations? 

Delta Doo Dah fleet leader; Richmond Yacht Club member

Why do you want to be a Summer Sailstice Ambassador?

To cross-promote Summer Sailstice participation with Delta Doo Dah participation.

How do you plan to promote Summer Sailstice? 

Delta Doo Dah website, direct emails to Delta Dah fleet members, mentions in Latitude 38 and 'Lectronic Latitude.

Who is your sailing hero?

Sam Davies

What is your bucket list sailing trip? 

Return to Mexico either via a coastal race or a cruise, possibly the Baja Ha-Ha. Gunkhole down the coast of California to the Channel Islands.

Favorite Sailing Movie? 

Captains Courageous

You can keep up with Chris and the Delta Doo Dah on the DDD website, Twitter, and Facebook.

Christine Weaver
Stink Eye anchored in the Delta
Christine Weaver
Christine aboard 'Stink Eye' at the Richmond Yacht Club
Christine Weaver
Chris in a dinghy in the Delta

 

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