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Saturday, October 25, 2014
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New restaurant promises floating platform, on-the-water dining

New restaurant promises floating platform, on-the-water dining

Ambrosia Brody  |  posted: 10/23/2014

SAN DIEGO – The Cohn Restaurant Group broke ground on a new $10 million restaurant situated on Harbor Drive in early October. 


Coast Guard to change life jacket rating system

Coast Guard to change life jacket rating system

Parimal M. Rohit  |  posted: 10/23/2014

Big changes are in store for recreational boaters as the United States Coast Guard will be reclassifying Personal Floatation Devices (PFD) to minimize confusion over current labeling standards.

Newport Beach Harbor Commission recommends no jetpacks in harbor

Newport Beach Harbor Commission recommends no jetpacks in harbor

Parimal M. Rohit  |  posted: 10/23/2014

NEWPORT BEACH – Thrill seekers hoping to strap a jet engine onto their back and fly above the waters of Newport Harbor suffered a setback on Oct. 13 when the Newport Beach Harbor Commission unanimously supported an ad hoc committee’s recommendation to prohibit jetpacks in the bay.

Without eyesight, John Berg can see it all

Without eyesight, John Berg can see it all

Parimal M. Rohit  |  posted: 10/23/2014

LOS ANGELES – Mother Nature’s hurricane season might be winding down but come Oct. 26 a storm of boaters will be trekking the Pacific Ocean from San Diego to Cabo San Lucas as part of the annual Baja Ha-Ha cruiser rally. 

Sea Scare’ comes to Cabrillo Marine Aquarium Oct. 25

Sea Scare’ comes to Cabrillo Marine Aquarium Oct. 25

posted: 10/23/2014

SAN PEDRO – Visitors will see Cabrillo Marine Aquarium in a different – spookier—light as it is transformed into an underwater world for chills, thrills and gills.

Port of San Diego hosts Eco-Friendly Hull Paint Expo

Port of San Diego hosts Eco-Friendly Hull Paint Expo

Ambrosia Brody  |  posted: 10/16/2014

SAN DIEGO -- Boaters who are considering making the switch from copper hull paints to more environmentally friendly coatings will want to mark their calendar for the Port of San Diego’s Eco-Friendly Hull Paint Expo, Oct. 18. 

Fire ring advocacy group submits survey results to Coastal Commission

Fire ring advocacy group submits survey results to Coastal Commission

Ambrosia Brody  |  posted: 10/16/2014

NEWPORT BEACH – As the city of Newport Beach prepares to resubmit its application to the California Coastal Commission to allow for a pilot program limiting fire ring fuel to charcoal, a nonprofit organization has released results of a survey that shows support for keeping the fire rings as is. 

Seniors take the high seas with Oasis Sailing Club

Seniors take the high seas with Oasis Sailing Club

Parimal M. Rohit  |  posted: 10/16/2014

NEWPORT BEACH -- Can recreational boating help you live longer? Members of Oasis Sailing Club certainly believe the time they spend on the water has been key to living long, healthy and happy lives.

Dana Point Tall Ships Festival endures Hurricane Norbert

Dana Point Tall Ships Festival endures Hurricane Norbert

Parimal M. Rohit  |  posted: 10/16/2014

DANA POINT -- Causing hundreds of millions of damage in western Mexico and the southwestern United States, including rare September rains and flooding in Arizona, Hurricane Norbert also left its mark along Orange County’s shorelines. 

Los Angeles officials question Angelique’s future

Los Angeles officials question Angelique’s future

Parimal M. Rohit  |  posted: 10/16/2014

PLAYA DEL REY -- The Playa del Rey shoreline would never be confused for an uncharted island near Hawaii, but the presence of the Angelique at the northern end of this enclave’s beach could very well be a scene from Gilligan’s Island.

SoCal Classic: Madness

SoCal Classic: Madness

Parimal M. Rohit  |  posted: 10/16/2014

In this feature, The Log looks at notable boats -- sail and power -- that continue to turn heads in Southern California harbors.

New Lifeguard Tower and restroom facility to be completed this fall

New Lifeguard Tower and restroom facility to be completed this fall

Catherine French  |  posted: 10/15/2014

OXNARD – The ever-popular Silver Strand Beach adjacent to Channel Islands Harbor has been operating without a permanent lifeguard tower and public restrooms since 2003. 

U.S. Power Squadron celebrates 100th anniversary

U.S. Power Squadron celebrates 100th anniversary

Ambrosia Brody  |  posted: 10/14/2014

STOCKTON – The San Joaquin Delta Power Squadron of Stockton will commemorate 100 years of safe boating during an event that will feature hands-on training and boater education.

Sun Harbor Marina hosts Chili Cook Off, Oct. 18

Sun Harbor Marina hosts Chili Cook Off, Oct. 18

posted: 10/13/2014

SAN DIEGO – Sun Harbor Marina will host its annual Chili Cook Off  and Mariner’s Swap Meet on Saturday, Oct. 18 at 7 a.m. Chili contest judging begins at 1 p.m.

Shops aboard Queen Mary given short-term reprieve

Shops aboard Queen Mary given short-term reprieve

Parimal M. Rohit  |  posted: 10/9/2014

LONG BEACH – Permanently docked on the aquatic edge of Long Beach, the Queen Mary has long been subject to rumors of being haunted. 

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