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US Sailing names 2015 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Yearposted: 2/8/2016

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (LOG NEWS SERVICE) — Steve Benjamin and Annie Haeger have been named US Sailing’s 2015 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year.

TowBoatUS Catalina takes Tower of the Year Honors at BoatUS Towing Services Conferenceposted: 2/7/2016

AVALON– A local company that helps boaters get safely home was singled out for its professionalism at the BoatUS Towing Services annual Conference recently held in Jupiter, Florida.

Catalina Medical Foundation's Evening with Oscar

Catalina Medical Foundation's Evening with Oscar

  |  posted: 2/4/2016

AVALON — The Catalina Island Medical Center (CIMC) Foundation will roll out the red carpet at Catalina Island Yacht Club on Oscar Night.


SoCal 300 launches California Offshore Race Week

  |  posted: 2/8/2016

 Organizers of the SoCal 300 have announced a new circuit to the race series: California Offshore Race Week. 


Lessons learned from the first wave of El Niño storms

Lessons learned from the first wave of El Niño storms

Capt. Nicole Sours Larson  |  posted: 2/2/2016

Now that we’ve caught a break after the first El Niño downpours – and do not doubt this was just the beginning, climatologists advise – it’s time to assess what we’ve learned from these storms.


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Cartoon, Jan. 29 Issue

By: JR Johnson

Reader asks if he can place a mechanic’s lien on brother’s boat

David Weil, Esq.  |  posted: 1/29/2016

My brother asked me to help repair the engine in his sailboat. The boat was located in the San Francisco Bay area but he promised that he would bring the boat to our home port of Morro Bay in exchange for my help. I spent several hundred dollars on parts, and I ultimately completed the repairs after four trips to the boat and over 60 hours of my labor. He and I sailed the boat to Morro Bay, where my wife and I assumed that we would enjoy a boat partnership for years to come. To our surprise, my brother and his girlfriend left Morro Bay the next day and the boat is now in a long term slip at a marina in Southern California. Can I put a mechanic’s lien on the boat to recover the amount o ...


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