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Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Newport Sea Base sets sail for spring without directorposted: 4/15/2014

NEWPORT BEACH --    Shana Bannert, who has served as the Sea Base's executive director for the past three years, informed a lawn crowd, which included county officials, Sea Base associates, Sea Scouts and the public, that she would be leaving her post April 15.

Ventura Yacht Club builds Prisoners Harbor dockposted: 4/10/2014

VENTURA – When Ventura Yacht Club member Don Mills caught wind that the Channel Islands National Park would not be providing a floating dinghy dock at the pier in Prisoners Harbor he decided to put his engineering experience to good use. 

New restaurant opens in Avalon

New restaurant opens in Avalon

  |  posted: 4/11/2014

AVALON – Guests to Catalina Island will have a new place to dine with the opening of Maggie’s Blue Rose on April 12.

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

  |  posted: 4/12/2014


San Diego Harbor
March 26 •
 A 26 -year old male and a 54- year old male were arrested at the Shelter Island launch ramp for being drunk in public.
March 24 • Investigated a report of a stolen 9-foot dinghy from the Shelter Island Yacht basin.

Harbor Blotter--March 27

  |  posted: 3/29/2014


San Diego Harbor
March 10 •
 Investigated a fuel spill in the Shelter Island Yacht Basin.
March 10 • Served a temporary restraining order on a subject aboard a vessel in the Shelter Island Yacht Basin.
March 16 • The body of an unidentified male was recovered from the water off of Embarcadero Marina Park south. Body was transferred to the County Coroner’s office. A death investigation is being conducted.

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 ...

Two SoCal Sailors Named to Youth World Team

  |  posted: 4/4/2014

Portsmouth, R.I. (LOG NEWS SERVICE) — Two of the 12 sailors named by US Sailing to its 2014 International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Youth World Championships Team are from Southern California.

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Do I need workers compensation insurance?

David Weil, Esq.  |  posted: 4/12/2014

I own a construction company that is performing seismic upgrades and electrical work on a fuel dock at a marina in the Bay area.  I have workers compensation insurance for my employees but my insurance broker now tells me that I need insurance to cover employees under the federal Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act.  Do I really need that coverage or is he just trying to sell me more insurance?

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