50+ Docks to be Upgraded at Marina Village Marina

The California Coastal Commission has approved a request to replace 52 damaged cement floating docks with polystyrene foam and concrete docks in Marina Village Marina. This marina houses around 600 boats. “Twenty-two main walks and 30 finger floats would be removed and replaced in-kind with floats consisting of expanded polystyrene foam encased by a concrete… Read More

New Shoreboat Service in Avalon Now Available to Boaters

Boaters with their boats in Avalon Harbor can now catch a ride aboard a new shoreboat service with Catalina Coastal Tours and Fishing, the water taxi service. According to one captain on the island, the Harbor Patrol was the only one providing rides on harbor patrol boats to people needing to get to and from their… Read More

California Boaters Can Now Take Free Online Boating Safety Course

According to a new law, California boaters ages 20 or younger are required to have a boater safety card showing successful completion of a boater safety course in order to be permitted to operate a motorized vehicle in water. Each following year on January 1st, more age groups will be added to the requirement so… Read More

Shelter Island Boat Ramp Upgrades To Begin Soon

With the bidding process completed for the Shelter Island Boat Launch Facility Improvement Project, construction on the boat ramp has been stated to begin on Tuesday, May 23rd. Due to the fact that the Shelter Island boat launch is one of the busiest ramps in California, the $9.5 million improvement project will help to accommodate… Read More

This Year’s San Diego International Boat Show!

This year’s San Diego International Boat Show is back and taking place June 15th-18th at Spanish Landing Park. With 400 feet of added dock space and 150,000 square feet of space for exhibitions, the show will be bigger than ever. There will be a wide range of more than 200 boats on display and attendees… Read More