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Living Aboard Your Boat

Posted by on Feb 10, 2014 in Boating News | 0 comments

Living Aboard Your Boat by Steve Curran

photo-Curran-H2A frequently asked question for our customers is living aboard boats. As so many of us are getting near the retirement years but still remain healthy and vital, more and more people are thinking about cruising or spending more time on their boat, or getting a new or larger one, during this part of their lives. With the kids gone and less work, it seems time for a “tack”, a new change and way of life. Some talk of cruising, spending the winters in Mexico or farther. Others want to remain more local but want simplicity or to be closer to nature.

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Brown includes $16.17 Million in Budget Proposal for Boating Facility Projects

Posted by on Jan 23, 2014 in Boating News | 0 comments

SACRAMENTO (LOG NEWS SERVICE) — Gov. Jerry Brown Jan. 9 proposed a $154.9 billion “total state funds” budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1 that includes $16.17 million for public boating facility loans and grants.

The $16.17 million — $7.9 million for small craft harbor loans and $8.27 million for public launching facility grants — would be appropriated from the state’s Harbors and Watercraft Revolving Fund (HWRF) and is included

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Subdivision of Mexican IRS Releases Boats to Americans

Posted by on Jan 23, 2014 in Boating News | 0 comments

MEXICO — At least 10 of 338 boats that were impounded by the SAT (Mexico’s IRS), since December 2013, have been released, according to a boat owner whose vessel was impounded by the Mexican agency. The boats released Monday, Jan. 13 from Island Global Yachting (IGY) Cabo San Lucas Marina were part of a short list of vessels whose owners had their proper documents, including their original Temporary Importation Permits (MTIPS) in order and available.

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San Diego Bay Parade of Lights, Dec 8 & 15

Posted by on Dec 7, 2013 in Boating News | 0 comments

The San Diego Bay Parade of Lights is a time-honored holiday tradition brought to San Diego by the boating community.

Join us this December for our annual Parade on San Diego Bay, with more than 80 boats lavishly decorated according to a new theme each year.

The San Diego Bay Parade of Lights is held two consecutive Sundays each year in  December. The Parade  proceeds from Shelter Island past Harbor Island, the Embarcadero, Seaport  Village, and Ferry Landing in Coronado.

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