California Local Boating News
VENTURA -- Ventura Harbor Marina & Yacht Yard (VHM&YY) is pleased to announce its appointment as the first West Coast distributor for Allied Boat Works of Peru, Maine (Allied).
Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services (CO-OPS) provides the national infrastructure, science, and technical expertise to monitor, assess, and distribute tide, current, water level, and other coastal oceanographic products and services that support NOAA's mission of environmental stewardship and environmental assessment and prediction. CO-OPS now provides a map showing the locations of stations that measure tides and currents. Using the map you can find water levels, meteorological observations, land current observations, as well as other products. The website is: tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/map/
OCEANSIDE – Boats, sandcastles, live music and everything Oceanside will be featured at the annual Oceanside Harbor Days celebration, scheduled for 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 27 and 28.
SAN DIEGO -- Every Saturday morning at Tuna Harbor in San Diego, local fishermen tie up their boats at the pier and sell their catches of the week at the new open-air dockside market.
SANTA BARBARA – Phase 5 of Santa Barbara Harbor’s Marina One rebuild will begin at the end of November as part of the extensive revamp of the outdated marina.
The effects of Hurricane Marie, a Category 5 hurricane in the Northwest Pacific on Aug. 21, were felt along the Southern California coastline, Aug. 26 to 28.
NEWPORT BEACH – The city’s application to the California Coastal Commission for a pilot program limiting fire ring fuel to charcoal has been deemed incomplete with commission staff requesting city officials to provide more details on the program.
NEWPORT BEACH – At the third Newport Beach Harbor Commission’s Water Propelled Vessels Ad Hoc Committee meeting, Sept. 3, attendees were asked to cast their vote either for or against jetpack operations in the harbor.
NEWPORT BEACH – On Friday, Sept. 12, the tall ship, Pilgrim of Newport, will sail into Newport Harbor to pay tribute to the life and legacy of master shipwright, Dennis Holland, who died May 12, 2014.
LONG BEACH – The Long Beach City Council approved a $9.6 million contract with Bellingham Marine to complete Phase 5 of the Alamitos Bay rebuild during an Aug. 19 meeting.
LONG BEACH -- The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners have named Jon W. Slangerup as the Port of Long Beach’s new chief executive.
LONG BEACH – Spectators helped to welcome home the crew of Algalita, a marine research and education research vessel, sailed into Long Beach on Aug. 15.
LONG BEACH — In response to a rash of rising high tides, the city of Long Beach’s Department of Parks, Recreation & Marine recently installed small berms.
NEWPORT BEACH— Tom Pollack, CEO of ExplorOcean, has a wide-eyed, yet realistic vision when it comes to proposed modifications to the educational facility.
DANA POINT – The Dana Point Harbor seascape will be replete with towering masts and massive sails when historic tall ships sail into the bay for the 30th annual Toshiba Tall Ships Festival, Sept. 6-7.