SAN DIEGO — Shelter Island is on track to receive a new public boat launch ramp within the next two years thanks to a pair of items approved by the Port of San Diego’s Board of Port Commissioners on Jan. 12.
SYDNEY (LOG NEWS SERVICE) — Billionaire Australian winemaker, yachtsman and resort owner Robert “Bob” Oatley died at his home in Sydney Jan. 10. He was 87. Australian news sources reported he had been in ill health for some time.
Creator and owner of Bloodhound, was a talented architect and boat builder.
President and CEO of the Hinckley Company led the company to ‘extraordinary heights.’
MARINA DEL REY – Debra Talbot, who once led Los Angeles County’s Boating Section, has died. She was 55.
SAN DIEGO — Leroy Lester, a longtime San Diego marine surveyor, has died. He was 79.
Beloved racer, sailor and boating enthusiast was a champion for women racers.
SOUTHOLD, NY — Capt. Joseph Frohnhoefer, Jr., founder and CEO of Sea Tow Services International, Inc., has died. He was 71.
Gordon Passey, who worked for more than 30 years in the marine industry has died. He was 83.
SAN DIEGO — Capt. Charles (Charlie) Sharp, 70, of Carlsbad, passed away in his home on Feb. 27 due to leukemia.
PALOS VERDES -- Richard J. Jacobsen, former president of Jacobsen Pilot Service Inc. at the Port of Long Beach, died Friday, Aug. 22, at his Palos Verdes Peninsula home. He was 82.
LONG BEACH -- Matt Lerner, a distinguished yacht broker who was well versed in satisfying a wide spectrum of boat buyers, has died. He was 85.
LOS ANGELES – Bob Leslie, a distinguished yacht broker, has died. He was 86,
SAN DIEGO –Wooden boat aficionados can spend their special day boarding classic vessels during Koehler Kraft’s 24th annual San Diego Wooden Boat Festival held on Father’s Day weekend.
NEWPORT BEACH— Dennis Holland, the architectural mastermind behind the rebuild of Shawnee, has died. He was 68