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Sunday, September 21, 2014
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Lido Boat Show to open Sept. 18

Lido Boat Show to open Sept. 18

Ambrosia Brody  |  posted: 9/18/2014

NEWPORT BEACH – The 36th annual Lido Boat Show – the biggest fall boat show in the West -- opens Thursday, Sept. 18 at Lido Marina Village in Newport Beach and runs through Sept. 21.


Redondo Beach City Council approves Harbor Village plan

Redondo Beach City Council approves Harbor Village plan

Ambrosia Brody  |  posted: 9/18/2014

REDONDO BEACH – The Redondo Beach City Council approved a resolution that will rid the waterfront of the AES power plant for the construction of restaurants, offices and single family homes.

Coastal Cleanup events scheduled for Sept. 20

Coastal Cleanup events scheduled for Sept. 20

Ambrosia Brody  |  posted: 9/18/2014

Boaters and beachgoers have an opportunity to play a role in helping to rid local coastal waters of trash and debris during this year’s California Coastal Cleanup Day, Sept. 20. 

Recreational boater survey looks to develop national boating standards

Recreational boater survey looks to develop national boating standards

Ambrosia Brody  |  posted: 9/18/2014

In an effort to help increase safety and enjoyment on the nation’s waterways, the U.S. Coast Guard’s National Boating safety Advisory Council is continuing its strategic plan to develop national On-Water Standards.

SoCal Classics: Torea

SoCal Classics: Torea

Chris Meredith  |  posted: 9/18/2014

In this feature, The Log looks at notable boats -- sail and power -- that continue to turn heads in Southern California harbors.

VHM&YY appointed as the first West Coast distributor for Allied Boat Works

VHM&YY appointed as the first West Coast distributor for Allied Boat Works

posted: 9/15/2014

VENTURA -- Ventura Harbor Marina & Yacht Yard (VHM&YY) is pleased to announce its appointment as the first West Coast distributor for Allied Boat Works of Peru, Maine (Allied). 

Updates for Mariners September 2014

posted: 9/15/2014

NOAA
Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services (CO-OPS) provides the national infrastructure, science, and technical expertise to monitor, assess, and distribute tide, current, water level, and other coastal oceanographic products and services that support NOAA's mission of environmental stewardship and environmental assessment and prediction. CO-OPS now provides a map showing the locations of stations that measure tides and currents.  Using the map you can find water levels, meteorological observations, land current observations, as well as other products. The website is: tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/map/

Oceanside Harbor Days to Run Sept. 27-28

Oceanside Harbor Days to Run Sept. 27-28

Ambrosia Brody  |  posted: 9/14/2014

OCEANSIDE – Boats, sandcastles, live music and everything Oceanside will be featured at the annual Oceanside Harbor Days celebration, scheduled for 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 27 and 28. 

New San Diego open-air fish market a sweet-smelling venue for all

New San Diego open-air fish market a sweet-smelling venue for all

Cynthia Robertson  |  posted: 9/11/2014

SAN DIEGO -- Every Saturday morning at Tuna Harbor in San Diego, local fishermen tie up their boats at the pier and sell their catches of the week at the new open-air dockside market. 

Santa Barbara Marina One rebuild to enter Phase 5

Santa Barbara Marina One rebuild to enter Phase 5

Ambrosia Brody  |  posted: 9/11/2014

SANTA BARBARA – Phase 5 of Santa Barbara Harbor’s Marina One rebuild will begin at the end of November as part of the extensive revamp of the outdated marina.

Waves pummel SoCal harbors

Waves pummel SoCal harbors

Ambrosia Brody  |  posted: 9/11/2014

The effects of Hurricane Marie, a Category 5 hurricane in the Northwest Pacific on Aug. 21, were felt along the Southern California coastline, Aug. 26 to 28.

Coastal Commission asks NB for specifics on fire ring pilot program

Coastal Commission asks NB for specifics on fire ring pilot program

Ambrosia Brody  |  posted: 9/11/2014

NEWPORT BEACH – The city’s application to the California Coastal Commission for a pilot program limiting fire ring fuel to charcoal has been deemed incomplete with commission staff requesting city officials to provide more details on the program.

Jetpacks still a controversial topic for Newport Beach

Jetpacks still a controversial topic for Newport Beach

Ambrosia Brody  |  posted: 9/11/2014

NEWPORT BEACH – At the third Newport Beach Harbor Commission’s Water Propelled Vessels Ad Hoc Committee meeting, Sept. 3, attendees were asked to cast their vote either for or against jetpack operations in the harbor.

Pilgrim of Newport comes to Newport, Sept. 12

Pilgrim of Newport comes to Newport, Sept. 12

Ambrosia Brody  |  posted: 9/11/2014

NEWPORT BEACH – On Friday, Sept. 12, the tall ship, Pilgrim of Newport, will sail into Newport Harbor to pay tribute to the life and legacy of master shipwright, Dennis Holland, who died May 12, 2014. 

Alamitos Marina rebuild remains on track

posted: 9/10/2014

LONG BEACH – The Long Beach City Council approved a $9.6 million contract with Bellingham Marine to complete Phase 5 of the Alamitos Bay rebuild during an Aug. 19 meeting.

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