October 6 – 19, 2017 – The Log Newspaper

Inside this issue:

Cover Stories:

The Cult of Personality: Re-envisioning Southern California Waterfronts
Local harbors and marinas are often defined by the boaters who dock there, but the unique personalities of waterfronts appear to be shifting as city, county and port district agencies seek to draw inland visitors. What does the changing face of our waterfronts mean for boaters? Does redevelopment have to come at the expense of local personality? P. 18

Anglers face unknown enemy in fight for fishing license reform
A proposal to change California’s fishing license system to a 12-month cycle was dashed yet again as an Assembly committee elected not to recommend Senate Bill 187 for a final vote. Committee members, interestingly enough, did not explain why the proposal for fishing reform stalled, despite no known opposition to the bill. What is happening behind the scenes? P. 6

Cal 20: A popular boat still in the race despite not being built
A sailboat in high demand during the 1960s but now out of production continues to be a popular vessel in Southern California’s waters. Cal 20s were recently on display during an annual sailing championship in San Pedro. Why are Cal 20s still a draw for sailors? P. 24

Interior Secretary orders the expansion of fishing opportunities
The United States must expand fishing opportunities to anglers in order to bolster funding for conservation programs, according to an order issued by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke in late September. P. 26

Responding To Disaster: Boaters Helping Boaters
How Southern California boaters can provide aid to hurricane-ravaged sailors, boaters and local residents. Among those spearheading efforts locally: South Coast Yachts. P. 17

Mexican consulate hosts TIP cancellation events in five cities
Boaters seeking to cancel Temporary Import Permits (TIP) associated with vessels previously in Mexico can do so in person during the next few weeks, as officials from south of the border will be visiting five cities between Oct. 11 and Nov. 10 to process such cancellation requests. P. 14

Extreme Sailing Series returns to U.S. making West Coast debut in San Diego
The Extreme Sailing Series returns to the United States and makes its West Coast debut in San Diego, Oct. 19-22. Top sailors from around the world will race high-speed foiling catamarans for four days on Harbor Island. P. 24

These stories and many more inside this issue of the Log Newspaper

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