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
SAN DIEGO – Suzi Green, former owner of California Yacht Sales and well-respected figure in the boating community, has died. She was 69.
LONG BEACH -- Louise M. DuVall, the first woman to serve on the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners, died April 19. She was 93.
NEWPORT BEACH – Larry Morgan, owner of Windward Sailing Club has died. He was 64.
HUNTINGTON BEACH – Ronnie Kovach, an avid angler who hosted popular radio and TV shows, died Sunday, January 5 in his Huntington Beach home surrounded by his wife and children. He was 67.
Brown, who took the helm of Knight & Carver Maritime as president and CEO in 2001, died Nov. 21 at UCSD Thornton Hospital, of pancreatic cancer and related complications. He was 55.
Albrecht, the founder of Paul Albrecht Yacht Sales in Long Beach, made many significant contributions to the Southern California boating industry in his nearly 50 years in business.
Services are set for Aug. 21 in Newport Beach for Ed Cox, a longtime fixture in Southern California boating, who created a popular sailing club, sold yachts and founded Cox Yacht Insurance Agency.
Frederick E. “Ted” Hood -- a distinguished yachtsman, yacht designer and builder and sailmaker from Rhode Island who captained the winner of the 1974 America's Cup -- has died at the age of 86.
Meistrell, a waterman who co-founded Body Glove International and Dive N’Surf Inc., died June 16 aboard his boat, The Disappearance, after suffering a heart attack.