California Local Boating News
SACRAMENTO—A bill to protect bonfires burning along Southern California beaches passed unanimously out of the Senate Committee on Natural Resources, June 24.
SANTA BARBARA—Rampant drought conditions throughout Southern California haven’t just put a damper on boaters motoring the evaporated lakes of the region, it’s made cruising recreational harbors somewhat limiting.
SAN DIEGO – SeaWorld San Diego has purchased and launched a new rescue boat to better serve local sea life that are in need of rescue and rehabilitation.
SAN DIEGO – The Port of San Diego unveiled portions of the North Embarcadero on July 1, providing patrons with a glimpse of the project that is nearing completion.
SANTA BARBARA—A dilapidated Ice House that acts as a major component to Santa Barbara’s commercial fishing fleet, recently underwent a major overhaul to restructure the edifice and replace key machinery.
NEWPORT BEACH – For the past two years, Orange County sailors Tanner Nazum and Christopher Hardwick have carried out their mission to bring sustainable systems to communities in order to help restore the balance between nature and humans.
VENTURA – Guests are encouraged to grab their doubloons and set sail to Ventura’s “Aarghbor” Village for the 9th Annual Pirate Days Festival.
LONG BEACH—Residents of Naples, the compact island in Alamitos Bay, are prepping for the initial phase of repair to the dilapidated seawalls neighboring the area.
SAN DIEGO – If you’re looking to get out on the water but don’t feel like taking the helm, San Diego Hot Tub Cruisin offers guests a new way to see Mission Bay.
The city of Redondo Beach revealed a statue commemorating Body Glove International and Dive N’Surf Inc., founders Bob and Bill Meistrell, during a special ceremony.
MARINA DEL REY— A suggestion to move the marina’s public boat launch ramp was halted when Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe nixed the idea.
SAN DIEGO—Patrolling the third largest bay in the state of California can be a demanding and daunting task.
OXNARD—Speakers from the University of California’s Sea Grant Extension Program held a free workshop to investigate tactics for addressing anti-fouling concerns, June 7.
MARINA DEL REY – The boating public is invited to attend California Yacht Club’s yachting luncheon, “Restoring the Emerald,” on Thursday, Aug. 28.
LONG BEACH—Representatives from three major marine-related agencies presented individual outlooks on the future of navigational aids and its effects on recreational boaters during a special listening session at the Hyatt Regency’s Shoreline Ballroom, June 17.