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The Women of the San Salvador

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Eager volunteers work long hours recreating Cabrillo’s galleon at Spanish Landing

The Maritime Museum of San Diego is building a $5 million replica of San Salvador, the galleon Cabrillo guided here in 1542 when he became the first European to explore what is today known as San Diego Bay. The museum has dedicated a construction site for the ship which was donated by the San Diego Port District on public land at Spanish Landing, 2 miles from where its main collection of historic vessels are docked on North Harbor Drive.

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

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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

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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.

See more at: http://www.thelog.com/Local/Article/Mexico-Releases-Boats#sthash.3ig7PoTM.dpuf

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San Diego Bay Parade of Lights, Dec 8 & 15

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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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