Sacramento - San Joaquin Delta Boating Needs Assessment 2000-2020

Sacramento - San Joaquin Delta Boating Needs Assessment 2000-2020
CHAPTER 1: EXECUTIVE SUMMARY AND INTRODUCTION
1.1 Introduction 1-1
1.2 Executive Summary 1-1
CHAPTER 2: THE DELTA SETTING
2.1 Introduction 2-1
2.2 Delta Setting Overview 2-1
2.3 Recreation Background 2-2
2.4 Recreation Zones 2-3
2.5 Summary 2-8
CHAPTER 3: USER OUTREACH – DELTA WORKSHOP SUMMARIES
3.1 Introduction 3-1
3.2 Methodology 3-1
3.3 User Preference Overview 3-1
3.4 Specific Recreational Group Preferences 3-4
3.5 Facility Needs 3-12
3.6 Identified Impediments and Concerns 3-14
3.7 Recreation Vision Concepts and “Dream” Ideas 3-18
3.8 Conceptual Sketches for Boating-Related Improvements 3-19
3.8 Conceptual Sketches for Boating-Related Improvements 3-19
3.9 Summary 3-24
CHAPTER 4: STATEWIDE SURVEY SUMMARIES AND USER ASSESSMENTS
4.1 Introduction 4-1
4.2 Summary of Findings 4-2
4.3 Owner Profile 4-4
4.4 Boating Characteristics 4-6
4.5 Facility Needs 4-14
4.6 Owner Perceptions 4-20
4.7 Observations and Conclusions 4-32
CHAPTER 5: FACILITY REPLACEMENT, UPGRADE, AND REPAIR NEEDS – YEAR 2001 TO 2020
5.1 Introduction 5-1
5.2 Summary of Findings 5-1
5.3 Methodology 5-2
5.4 Inventory of Existing Facilities 5-3
5.5 Overview of Survey Responses 5-4
5.6 Capital Improvement Magnitude of Cost Estimates 5-6
CHAPTER 6: BOATING FACILITIES DEMAND FORECAST
6.1 Introduction, Methodology and Findings 6-1
6.2 Background Studies 6-4
6.3 Delta Boating Visitation 6-5
6.4 Benchmark Comparison of Annual Visitor Days Forecast 6-5
6.5 Trends Analysis 6-5
6.6 Delta Boating-Use Projections 6-11
6.7 Delta Demand Analysis 6-13
6.8 Summary of Additional Facilities and Cost Estimates 2000—2020 6-16
CHAPTER 7: CALFED BAY-DELTA PROGRAM
7.1 Introduction 7-1
7.2 CALFED Background 7-1
7.3 CALFED Bay-Delta Preferred Alternative – Record of Decision 7-2
7.4 CALFED Actions and Recreation 7-3
7.5 CALFED Summary 7-6
CHAPTER 8: STUDY CONCLUSION
8.1 Introduction 8-1
8.2 The Delta Setting – Findings and Issues 8-1
8.3 User Outreach – Delta Workshop Summaries 8-2
8.4 State Survey Related Findings: Trends, Issues, and Opportunities 8-4
8.5 Facility Evaluation Findings: Trends, Issues, and Opportunities 8-6
8.6 Boating Facilities Demand Findings: Trends, Issues, and Opportunities 8-7
8.7 CALFED Summary 8-10
8.8 Synthesis of Findings 8-10
TABLES
1-1 Inventory of Existing Facilities 1-2
1-2 2001- 2020 Estimated Facility Deficit 1-3
2-1 Summary of Facilities and Resources by Recreation Zone 2-5
4-1 Boater Profile by Boat Size 4-5
4-2 Boater Origin by Boat Size 4-6
4-3 Top 13 Reasons for Boating/Not Boating on the Delta 4-7
4-4 Boating Patterns by Boat Size 4-8
4-5 Distribution of Repair, Upgrade, Replace, and Addition (RURA) by Delta Zone 4-19
4-6 Factors Impacting Decision Not to Boat in the Delta by Owners of Large Boats 4-21
4-7 Factors Impacting Decision Not to Boat in the Delta by Owners of Small Boats 4-22
5-1 Delta Baseline Inventory of Facilities 5-2
5-2 Distribution of Delta Facilities 5-2
5-3 Delta Boating Facilities Year 2001 Inventory Summary 5-4
5-4 Facility Baseline Inventory by Delta Zone (95 Marinas) Follows 5-8
5-5 Delta Boating Facility Replacement Schedule Follows 5-8
5-6 Square Footage Replacement, Upgrade, and Repair Needs by Time Horizon 5-6
5-7 Square Footage Replacement, Upgrade, and Repair Needs by Delta Zone 5-7
5-8 Delta Boating Hypothetical Facilities Replacement, Upgrade, and Repair Scenarios 2001 Through 2020 Follows 5-8
5-9 Facility Replacement, Upgrade, Repair Needs By Years 2001, 2005, 2010, 2015, 2020 Follows 5-8
5-10 Facility Replacement, Upgrade, Repair Needs By Delta Zones for Period 2001 Through 2020 Follows 5-8
5-11 Scenario 1 Cost by Horizon Year 5-8
5-12 Cost by Delta Zone 5-8
5-13 Facility Replacement, Upgrade, Repair Needs Summary By Years 2001 Through 2020 Follows 5-8
6-1 Boat Registration and Ownership Growth 6-3
6-2 Facility Deficiencies 6-4
6-3 Benchmark Comparison – Delta Annual Boating Days, Year 2000 Follows 6-17
6-4 Historical Demographic Trends – State of California Follows 6-17
6-5 California and Primary Market Area (PMA) Boating Population Follows 6-17
6-6 Historical Demographic Trends – Primary Market Area Follows 6-17
6-7 Primary Market Area by County Follows 6-17
6-8 Annual Growth in Boating-Related Visitor Days by Time Horizon 6-7
6-9 California Department of Parks and Recreation Survey Summary – 1992 to 2000 Follows 6-17
6-10 California Boat Registration Trends Follows 6-17
6-11 Delta Boating Related Visitation Forecasts Database Follows 6-17
6-12 Delta Facility Estimated Demand Based on Peak-Day Follows 6-17
6-13 Boating Facility Estimated Cost Detail – 2000 Through 2020 by Year Follows 6-17
6-14 Summary of Additional Facilities 6-16
6-15 Estimated Visitation to Delta by Region 2000-2020 Follows 6-17
6-16 Visitation Distribution by Zone 6-16
6-17 Boating Facility Estimated Cost Detail – Years 2000 through 2020 by Zone Follows 6-17
6-18 Summary of Cost by Delta Zone 6-17
6-19 Year 2001 Baseline Estimated Cost Breakdown by Zone Follows 6-17
6-20 Boating Facility Estimated Cost Detail Year 2005 by Zone Follows 6-17
6-21 Boating Facility Estimated Cost Detail Year 2010 by Zone Follows 6-17
6-22 Boating Facility Estimated Cost Detail Year 2015 by Zone Follows 6-17
6-23 Boating Facility Estimated Cost Detail Year 2020 by Zone Follows 6-17
7-1 CALFED Actions and Potential Recreation Impacts and Benefits 7-4
8-1 Estimated Facility Deficiencies 8-10
8-2 CALFED Bay-Delta Preferred Alternative Projects 8-12
8-2 CALFED Bay-Delta Preferred Alternative Projects 8-12
8-3 Marina Replacement, Upgrade, and Repair by Year 8-14
8-4 Marina Replacement, Upgrade, and Repair by Delta Zone 8-14
8-5 Delta Estimated Cost Demand for New Facilities 2001—2020 by Delta Zone 8-15
8-6 2001 through 2020 Estimated Cost for Delta Capital Needs 8-15
FIGURES
2-1 Regional Map Follows 2-8
2-2 Delta Zone Map Follows 2-8
2-3 North Delta Recreation Area Follows 2-8
2-4 Northwest Delta Recreation Area Follows 2-8
2-5 Central Delta Recreation Area Follows 2-8
2-6 West Delta Recreation Area Follows 2-8
2-7 East Delta Recreation Area Follows 2-8
2-8 South Delta Recreation Area Follows 2-8
3-1 Gateway and Transit Node Concept Follows 3-24
3-2 Community Dock Concept Follows 3-24
3-3 Campground and Day-Use Concept Follows 3-24
3-4 Beach/Day-Use Concept Follows 3-24
3-5 Day-Use at Barrier Site Concept Follows 3-24
3-6 Boat-In Campground and Day-Use Concept Follows 3-24
3-7 Boat-In Beach Concept Follows 3-24
3-8 Non-Motorized Boating Campground Concept Follows 3-24
3-9 River Access Concept Follows 3-24
3-10 Hand Powered Boat Access Concept Follows 3-24
3-11 Fishing Access Concept Follows 3-24
3-12 Buoy Field Concept Follows 3-24
3-13 Floating Restrooms Follows 3-24
4-1 One-Way Distance Traveled to Delta by Small-Boat Owners 4-9
4-2 Boat Use by Season 4-10
4-3 Large Boat Use Patterns 4-11
4-4 Information Sources by Boat Size 4-12
4-5 Activities by Boat Size 4-13
4-6 Repair, Upgrade, Replace, and Additions (RURA) for all Sites by Percent of Respondents 4-14
4-7 Most Referenced Need for Repair, Upgrade, Replace, and Addition (RURA) Delta Wide 4-16
4-8 Geographic Distribution of Need Responses by Delta Zone 4-18
4-9 Distribution of Repair, Replace, Expand, and Add Responses by Delta Zone 4-18
4-10 Factors Affecting Decision Not to Boat in the Delta 4-22
4-11 Attributes Considered Important by Boat Size 4-24
4-12 Delta Boating Conditions vs Performance Rating by Large-Boat Owners 4-26
4-13 Delta Boating Conditions vs Performance Rating by Small-Boat Owners 4-26
4-14 Facilities and Services vs Performance Rating by Large-Boat Owners 4-28
4-15 Facilities and Services vs Performance Rating by Small-Boat Owners 4-28
4-16 Most Important Water Quality Factors by Large-Boat Owners 4-30
4-17 Most Important Improvements by Large-Boat Owners 4-31
4-18 Most Important Improvements by Small-Boat Owners 4-32
6-1 Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Primary Market Area By County Follows 6-17
6-2 Composite of all Models Follows 6-17
6-3 Population Variables Model Follows 6-17
6-4 Boat Registration Growth versus Population Growth Model Follows 6-17
6-5 Enhanced Delta Resources Based Model Follows 6-17
6-6 Combined Variables Model Follows 6-17
6-7 Econometric Model Follows 6-17
7-1 CALFED Sacramento/San Joaquin Delta Preferred Alternative Plan Follows 7-6
7-2 Potential Boating Impacts Follows 7-6
APPENDICES
Bibliography
4-1

Sample of Boater Statewide Survey Instruments
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4-2 Delta Boating Site Preferences  
4-3 Annotated Comments from Boat Owner Surveys  
5-1 Facility Survey Sample
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5-2

Summary Data Report, Delta Marina Facility Check List - Version 2
Summary Report Part 1
Summary Report Part 2
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5-3

Replacement, Upgrade, and Repair Cost Approaches
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6-1 Estimating Potential Demand for Freshwater Recreation Activities in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta – Econometric Model