California Local Boating News
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Chicago has been eliminated from contention to host the 2017 America’s Cup, leaving San Diego and Bermuda to fight for the right to hold the final rounds of sailing’s marquee regatta.
VENTURA— For boaters seeking a change of pace, Ventura may be a surprising option for optimal fun in the summer sun.
MISSION BAY—Daring divers looking to survey the San Diego Underwater Recreation Area off Mission Beach may soon have another vessel to explore.
LONG BEACH—The Long Beach Area Boy Scouts are waiting on city officials to offer a resolution to the renewal of its Sea Scout Base lease, but still plan to move forward with upgrades to one key component of the facility.
LAKE HAVASU CITY, Arizona – When city officials and residents of Lake Havasu City read in a London newspaper that the city's iconic bridge was falling down, the city's Visitors Bureau quickly demanded the publication print a front-page apology.
SAN DIEGO— Traci Schanen, a liveaboard and resident of San Diego, has always been a health and wellness advocate.
In this feature, The Log looks at notable boats -- sail and power -- that continue to turn heads in Southern California harbors.
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.