SAN DIEGO — Leroy Lester, a longtime San Diego marine surveyor, has died. He was 79.
Beloved racer, sailor and boating enthusiast was a champion for women racers.
SOUTHOLD, NY — Capt. Joseph Frohnhoefer, Jr., founder and CEO of Sea Tow Services International, Inc., has died. He was 71.
Gordon Passey, who worked for more than 30 years in the marine industry has died. He was 83.
SAN DIEGO — Capt. Charles (Charlie) Sharp, 70, of Carlsbad, passed away in his home on Feb. 27 due to leukemia.
PALOS VERDES -- Richard J. Jacobsen, former president of Jacobsen Pilot Service Inc. at the Port of Long Beach, died Friday, Aug. 22, at his Palos Verdes Peninsula home. He was 82.
LONG BEACH -- Matt Lerner, a distinguished yacht broker who was well versed in satisfying a wide spectrum of boat buyers, has died. He was 85.
LOS ANGELES – Bob Leslie, a distinguished yacht broker, has died. He was 86,
SAN DIEGO –Wooden boat aficionados can spend their special day boarding classic vessels during Koehler Kraft’s 24th annual San Diego Wooden Boat Festival held on Father’s Day weekend.
NEWPORT BEACH— Dennis Holland, the architectural mastermind behind the rebuild of Shawnee, has died. He was 68
SAN DIEGO – Suzi Green, former owner of California Yacht Sales and well-respected figure in the boating community, has died. She was 69.
LONG BEACH -- Louise M. DuVall, the first woman to serve on the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners, died April 19. She was 93.
NEWPORT BEACH – Larry Morgan, owner of Windward Sailing Club has died. He was 64.
HUNTINGTON BEACH – Ronnie Kovach, an avid angler who hosted popular radio and TV shows, died Sunday, January 5 in his Huntington Beach home surrounded by his wife and children. He was 67.