California Local Boating News
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.
WATSONVILLE — West Marine has awarded Lori Giampoli of Geneva, Illinois, a $1,000 shopping spree in recognition of her outstanding fundraising efforts on behalf of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Leukemia Cup Regatta series in 2015.
DENVER —Voice Media Group announced Feb. 4 it has sold OC Weekly, its award-winning publication in Costa Mesa, Calif., to Irvine-based publisher Duncan McIntosh.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Visitors to Baby Beach may have noticed the large tubing and other equipment required for the 2015-2016 Maintenance Dredging Project in the staging area in the parking lot.
NEWPORT BEACH — A planned public pier near Lido Village and city-owned pumpout stations constantly being repaired because of improper bilge dumps were among the discussion topics at the Jan. 13 Newport Beach Harbor Commission meeting.
SAN DIEGO — A San Diego marina will join Redondo Beach’s King Harbor in housing iconic public art.
SAN DIEGO — A third government agency gave its thumbs up on Jan. 14 for planned improvements at Glorietta Bay Marina’s Dock C.
In this feature, The Log looks at notable boats — sail and power — that continue to turn heads in Southern California harbors.
SAN DIEGO — Skip the chocolates and candy hearts this Valentine’s Day and instead take your loved one out for a scenic cruise on San Diego Bay during the Sweetheart Sail.
SAN DIEGO — The California Coastal Commission approved on Jan. 14 a Ventura Port District plan to replace existing wooden docks with precast concrete float docks.
MarineMax San Diego has moved their Yacht Center to the heart of the boating community on Shelter Island.
SAN DIEGO — Stan Miller Yachts has announced the opening of their new San Diego office at Intrepid Landing on Shelter Island.
ONTARIO — Sun Country Marine, Inc., a full-service family owned boat and yacht dealership in the southwestern United States, has announced the opening of its sixth location. The dealership opened with their San Diego Yacht Center on Harbor Island on Jan. 11.
DANA POINT — The boating season is here and Dana West Yacht Club, known as the friendliest little yacht club on the West Coast, is hosting its first Open House Membership Drive from 1-4 p.m. on Feb. 6.
VENTURA — Heavy shoaling due to recent storms and high surf has caused hazardous conditions in Ventura Harbor’s entrance.