California Local Boating News
LONG BEACH — Stan Miller Yachts has announced its new partnership with MJM Yachts, the leading brand of fuel-efficient powerboats worldwide, becoming MJM’s exclusive West Coast dealer for the United States and British Columbia.
SOUTHOLD, N.Y. — Sea Tow Services International Inc., the nation’s leading commercial on-water assistance provider, is pleased to announce that Capt. Brian Wood is the new owner of Sea Tow Santa Monica Bay.
VENTURA — The five-member agency overseeing the Ventura Port District unanimously voted March 25 to increase slip rates between 8 and 10 percent for recreational users.
SAN DIEGO — San Diego Bay would probably resemble a significantly different waterfront in the next 50 years than it is today, if the port district’s master plan update gains any traction and is ultimately realized.
SAN DIEGO — Anglers can enjoy a day of all things sportfishing at the Port of San Diego’s 37th annual Day at the Docks, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Sunday, April 19.
NEWPORT BEACH — Have a great idea for a theme? The Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce is once again conducting a public contest to select the theme for this year’s Christmas Boat Parade.
VENTURA — In celebration of Ventura Yacht Club’s 48th annual Opening Day bash the club will host a special Youth Sailing Exhibit during the festivities on April 11.
MARINA DEL REY — Before high rise apartments sprouted around Los Angeles County’s Marina del Rey harbor, there were several boat owners such as Willie Hjorth who called the marina home.
NEWPORT BEACH — It was a sunny October day in Newport Beach when city officials, a group of planning consultants and local stakeholders met to discuss a potential facelift of Mariners Mile.
The Coast Guard reminds mariners to always navigate carefully around the restricted waters surrounding San Clemente Island.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Once limited to the winter months, whale watching off San Diego is now a year-round activity that comes with a guarantee of a sighting.
CHANNEL ISLANDS — The Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary, the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District and their partners, announced the results of a five-month speed reduction trial.
The original crewmembers of the USS Ranger (CV-61) recently stopped by the Port of Los Angeles to visit the vessel.
In this feature, The Log looks at notable boats — sail and power — that continue to turn heads in Southern California harbors.
CHULA VISTA —The California Coastal Commission approved a new proposal for a floating dock in Long Beach’s Rainbow Harbor during a March 13 meeting.