Five friends spent a leisurely afternoon on the Sacramento River. With lots of chatter and laughter we cruised into a beautiful California Delta sunset.
After months of planning and securing just the right vessel, Sacramento River Cruise officially launched (pun intended) in September 2018 abroad the 24-foot Sisu (Fishman East) boat. Sisu is a Finnish word that means stamina, fortitude, and guts which is what new owner Captain Emil Gagliardi had when he towed the Roccus earlier this year across country from Connecticut. Built in New Hampshire, the one-time lobster boat that fished out of Boston Harbor is now relishing the California life.
This two-hour cruise for 2-6 passengers is just what the river and the Roccus needed. Enjoy flights of local wine and beer and delicious charcuterie of cheeses, prosciutto, fruit, olives, breads and more. A quiet afternoon or sunset sail is the ideal way to spend time with family and friends. Captain Emil welcomes you aboard with a broad smile to relax at the padded and intimate seating area and table. Located at the Clarksburg Marina, Sacramento River Cruise is waiting to greet you. Be sure to bring your sunglasses and a warm sweater as river weather is changeable from warm, sunny days to cool Delta evenings.
Make this a day trip. Stop by Husicks Taphouse in Clarksburg. Take a quiet drive down the River Road to historic Walnut Grove before or after your cruise. Other nearby options to dine and wine include the Freeport Wine Country and Freeport Bar & Grill. The Old Sugar Mill offers a variety of wine and olive oil tasting options, too.
Keep your eyes on the sky as local and migratory wildlife make their way up and down the river. Part of the Pacific Flyway, during winter months the California Delta is home to thousands of migratory birds. For more information visit California Watchable Wildlife.