California Local Boating News
SAN DIEGO -- About one dozen representatives from marinas and yacht clubs in Coronado and San Diego attended the first-ever iWatch My Bay – or iWatch – meeting Sept. 10 at Harbor Police Department headquarters.
LA JOLLA – Families looking for a spooky Halloween activity--but with an educational twist—will enjoy the 14th annual Haunted Birch Aquarium Shipwrecked event scheduled for Oct 24 and 25.
LONG BEACH – Fishermen can look forward to reeling in fish at a new destination all thanks to the planned Catalina Sea Ranch being developed approximately six miles from Huntington Beach.
LOS ANGELES -- An amended plan outlining the preliminary steps for the Marina del Rey Harbor to be cleaned of toxic pollutants was approved Sept. 9 by the State Water Resources Control Board.
NEWPORT BEACH -- Driving along Mariner’s Mile just went from busy to busier last week, as the Orange County Sanitation District began rehabilitating a sewer line along West Coast Highway between Dover Drive and Prospect Street.
NEWPORT BEACH –Boaters visiting Newport Beach and residents and tourists alike can stock their cabinets and refrigerators with fresh produce at the Newport Beach Farmers’ Market located on Lido Isle.
LONG BEACH -- Elvira Hallinan served as acting director of Marine Operations for almost a full calendar year when she finally was appointed to director at the Long Beach Marine Advisory Commission, Sept. 11.
A recently approved law in California aims to finally address the state’s loose governance of recreational boaters navigating its many waterways.
NEWPORT BEACH – The 36th annual Lido Boat Show – the biggest fall boat show in the West -- opens Thursday, Sept. 18 at Lido Marina Village in Newport Beach and runs through Sept. 21.
REDONDO BEACH – The Redondo Beach City Council approved a resolution that will rid the waterfront of the AES power plant for the construction of restaurants, offices and single family homes.
Boaters and beachgoers have an opportunity to play a role in helping to rid local coastal waters of trash and debris during this year’s California Coastal Cleanup Day, Sept. 20.
In an effort to help increase safety and enjoyment on the nation’s waterways, the U.S. Coast Guard’s National Boating safety Advisory Council is continuing its strategic plan to develop national On-Water Standards.
In this feature, The Log looks at notable boats -- sail and power -- that continue to turn heads in Southern California harbors.
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/