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Thursday, August 28, 2014
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Marine Corps showcases the UHAC posted: 8/27/2014

WAIMANALO, Hawaii -- The Marine Corps Warfighting Lab introduced the Ultra Heavy-lift Amphibious Connector (UHAC) prototype at the Marine Corps Training Area Bellows, July 11.

Everard Ashworth Reappointed to Ventura Port District Boardposted: 8/26/2014

VENTURA – The Ventura City Council has reappointed Everard Ashworth to a second term on the Ventura Port District Board of Port Commissioners.

Catalina home to another rare species

Catalina home to another rare species

  |  posted: 8/16/2014

CATALINA ISLAND – The Catalina Island Conservancy’s seabird research team and the California Institute of Environmental Studies (CIES) recently discovered a rare nocturnal seabird breeding on the island’s Ship Rock.

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, Aug. 1 ed

  |  posted: 8/2/2014


July 19•
Harbor Police Units assisted US Border Patrol agents with detaining four subjects who were attempting to enter the country illegally.  
July 16•  Harbor Police Units investigated a disturbance on the bait barge. A 50-year old male was transported to County Mental Health for a 72-hour evaluation.

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.

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 ...

Only five challengers have entered race for next America’s Cup

  |  posted: 8/27/2014

Only five challengers have signed up for the chance to take on software billionaire Larry Ellison's Oracle Team  USA in the 2017 America's Cup.

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Should I trust my boss?

David Weil, Esq.  |  posted: 8/17/2014

I work as a chef aboard large motor yachts, mostly in the Caribbean. I have a job lined up for three months aboard an American flagged yacht, but I am a little concerned about the owner’s track record when it comes to paying crewmembers on time and withholding tips. Can I do anything to prevent this from happening? What can I do if he fails to pay me when I leave the boat? 

Cartoon, Aug. 15 ed

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