California Local Boating News
A Sipes family (Tamara and Daniel with Sophie, 9 and Max, 8) tradition is to take our boat, the Tamara, from San Diego (Mission Bay Yacht Club) to Avalon Harbor, Catalina Island after Christmas and stay through the New Year.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The former head of sailing’s governing body has filed complaints of gross misconduct against the five members of an international jury that handed down the harshest penalties in America’s Cup history.
CLEARWATER BEACH, Fla. – Two Vessel Assist members, including one based in San Diego, were honored during the annual BoatU.S. Towing Services conference in Clearwater Beach, Florida, Jan. 15 for their responses to distress calls.
SAN DIEGO (LOG NEWS SERVICE) — U.S. federal authorities made the rare move of firing warning shots from a helicopter to stop a boat believed to be smuggling drugs off the San Diego coast.
LOS ANGELES — The 2015 Progressive Insurance Los Angeles Boat Show docks at the Los Angeles Convention Center and Burton W. Chace Park in Marina del Rey Feb. 19-22, with a “boatload” of vessels and accessories to complement and enhance the boating lifestyle.
CHANNEL ISLANDS HARBOR — A historic amount of dredged sand—about 2 million cubic yards (CY)—began pouring out onto Port Hueneme Beach on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, from the dredge set up in Channel Islands Harbor.
One month has passed since Avalon Harbor was hit hard with a storm that claimed the lives of a Harbor Patrol officer and a local resident. The catastrophic event was rare and unexpected, according to those who spoke with The Log since the Dec. 30, 2014, storm.
DANA POINT — The Dana Point Yacht Club kicked off 2015 by welcoming newly elected Flag Officers, Commodore Gary MacCleverty, Vice Commodore Bob Perdue, Rear Commodore Mike Hatcher, Fleet Captain Anne Eubanks and Port Captain Phil Herzfeld, all of whom represented outstanding volunteer efforts and had served on the board in many other capacities.
The Big Bay Whale Festival is a free, one-day family festival with a wide variety of interactive and hands-on displays to learn about California gray whale ecology and conservation.
SANTA MONICA — It is too early to tell if 2015 is finally the year we start to see some significant progress with the Dana Point Harbor Revitalization Plan, but the California Coastal Commission’s unanimous denial of an appeal filed by boating and business interests against the most recent conceptual iteration of the project is not the first step in realizing a new waterfront that was first envisioned nearly 18 years ago.
Southern California anglers were wondering if the 2015 Southern California offshore fishing season was going to start producing fish at turn of the year.
CORONADO — Home to the second largest concentration of enlisted service men and women in the country and nearly 16,000 teens of active duty military families, Outdoor Outreach and Coronado Yacht Club partnered together in 2014 to unite military families through recreational boating.
One year ago, Greg Schem bought Channel Islands Landing Marina and Boatyard from longtime owner Frank Butler. During this time, he has invested $1.5 million as part of the ongoing revamping of the facility.
With the holidays past and the San Diego Sunroad Boat Show approaching, my husband and I are planning our 2015 boating adventures.
NEWPORT BEACH — Clocking in at an office flanked by a beach, yacht club, harbor and multimillion-dollar residences would seem like quite the place to work. For David Ginther and John Whitman, working at the Newport Beach Harbor Patrol, which is located on Bayside Drive in Corona Del Mar, was more than just a job or a glamorous destination.