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Wednesday, November 25, 2015
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Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot returns to Dana Point Harborposted: 11/20/2015

DANA POINT — Designed to offer both fun and fast-paced competition, boaters can join in the 38th annual Dana Point Turkey Trot scheduled for Nov. 26. 

Yacht clubs support multiple causesposted: 11/19/2015

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA — About four dozen yacht clubs call Southern California home, each one with its own unique personality. One characteristic several yacht clubs share, however, is a sense of giving

Celebrate Thanksgiving in Catalina

  |  posted: 11/22/2015

CATALINA ISLAND — Planning to spend the long Thanksgiving weekend in Catalina but not sure where to dine on turkey, mashed potatoes and yams?

A Day on the Water

A Day on the Water

  |  posted: 11/22/2015

NEWPORT BEACH — On Oct. 17 American Legion Yacht Club hosted the 26th Sailing Day for the Visually Impaired. The Women’s Sailing Association—Orange County (WSA-OC) sponsored 159 guests to attend the event hosted by the American Legion Yacht Club and Post 291 Family. 

Dock Lines: Safety tips for lighting your boat for the holidays

Dock Lines: Safety tips for lighting your boat for the holidays

Capt. Nicole Sours Larson  |  posted: 11/24/2015

If you've been dazzled by festive holiday boat parade displays and considered decorating your boat, but are concerned about lighting and electrical requirements, don't give up! Advice in planning and meeting your holiday lighting needs is available both online and at your local marine store.

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Cartoon, Nov. 20 edition

By: JR Johnson

Do maritime liens have an expiration date?

David Weil, Esq.   |  posted: 11/20/2015

I am in the process of selling my boat, and the buyer discovered that a lien had been recorded on the Coast Guard Abstract of Title over 10 years ago. The lien is related to some engine work that was completed on my boat, but the boat mechanic who did the work should have removed the lien when I paid him. Now, after 10 years, I can’t find the mechanic and the buyer will back out of the purchase if I can’t transfer clear title to him. I did some research on this and I found a federal statute which calls for maritime liens to expire after three years. Does this statute apply to a case like mine? If so, why does this lien continue to appear on my title history? If not, what can I do ...

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