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Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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Slip Owners at Olde Naples Seaport back in their marinaposted: 7/29/2014

NAPLES, Fla.– After more than a year of paying rent in neighboring marinas, the slips owners at Olde Naples Seaport in Naples, Florida have been allowed to return their boats to their slips. 

Bell reunited with schooner sailing Puget Soundposted: 7/28/2014

SEATTLE (AP) -- In 1936, a San Francisco police-boat captain gave a young boy a bronze bell engraved with Adventuress 1913.

Meet your Harbor Patrol

Meet your Harbor Patrol

Ambrosia Brody  |  posted: 7/24/2014

TWO HARBORS– Boaters who recently visited Catalina Island were able to personally meet the deputies who help to keep them safe on the water.

FUBAR Founder Proposes Sail Rally to Mexico

FUBAR Founder Proposes Sail Rally to Mexico

Capt. Pat Rains  |  posted: 12/26/2013

The cruise, for sailboats 40-feet and larger, would start in San Diego and end at Barra de Navidad in the heart of Mexico’s “Gold Coast” cruising grounds -- with stops at other ports with secure marinas. 

Harbor Blotter, July 4 ed

  |  posted: 7/5/2014


June 22 •
Harbor Police units investigated a vessel collision in the Shelter Island yacht basin.
June 19 • Harbor Police units investigated a domestic violence incident aboard a vessel in the Harbor Island west lagoon. A 26-year old male was arrested for domestic violence and child cruelty.

Harbor Blotter, June 20 ed

  |  posted: 6/21/2014


San Diego Harbor

June 2 • Harbor Police units responded to Fiddlers Cove to assist with a vessel that was taking on water. There were four passengers on the vessel, who were safely transported to a Harbor Police vessel. The sinking vessel was dewatered and towed back to the marina.

Tanner, an 8-year-old Schipperke, loves sailing on his owner ...

Keith and Arlene Beckwith from Channel Islands Harbor in Oxn ...

The Baths, Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands -- Dea Allen ...

Lasers take flight in annual harbor-wide race

Lasers take flight in annual harbor-wide race

  |  posted: 7/26/2014

NEWPORT BEACH – The Newport Ocean Sailing Association will host the 79th annual Flight of the Lasers race on July 20. NOSA is hosting the race on behalf of The Commodores Club of the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce.

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How do I pursue a lawsuit vs. a boat mechanic?

David Weil, Esq.  |  posted: 7/22/2014

Q. My boat sank a couple of months ago due to the negligence of boat mechanic and I’m looking for advice on how to recover at least a part of my loss from him. He was working in my engine room and he apparently broke a through-hull fitting for an old knotmeter. The fitting did not have a valve, and when it broke the old sending unit was dislodged, allowing water to enter the engine room. The boat sank very slowly and nobody noticed that it was low in the water until it was too late. The marine surveyor who investigated the loss found the broken fitting but he did not really say anything as to how or why it happened, and he did not place any blame. I spent a little over $30,000 to repai ...

Cartoon, July 18 ed

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