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Saturday, July 26, 2014
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Ventura Harbor offers myriad options for water goersposted: 7/24/2014

VENTURA— For boaters seeking a change of pace, Ventura may be a surprising option for optimal fun in the summer sun. 

Mission Beach’s artificial reef to acquire second sunken ship posted: 7/24/2014

MISSION BAY—Daring divers looking to survey the San Diego Underwater Recreation Area off Mission Beach may soon have another vessel to explore.

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 ...

Dutch Shoe Marathon hits San Diego Bay

Dutch Shoe Marathon hits San Diego Bay

  |  posted: 7/25/2014

SAN DIEGO – Small boats will take over San Diego Bay on July 18, as more than 180 junior sailors will race their sabots from Point Loma to Coronado in the Dutch Shoe Marathon.

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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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