County Considers Regulating Short Term Rentals

The Marin County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to hold a hearing next month to receive a first reading of a draft Ordinance regarding short term rentals in the unincorporated areas of Marin, and to consider next steps for creating a regulatory framework for short term rentals. All Floating Homes... Read more

WPH Wins Beautification Award

Waldo Point Harbor has received a 2018 Beautification Award from Sausalito Beautiful, a non-profit group of volunteers working to create, enhance and protect public landscapes in and around town. Sausalito Beautiful Awards Chair Maureen McCoy recognized that the harbor has “improved the aesthetics of a Sausalito public space through either... Read more

Anchor-Out Artist Wins Best of Show

Well-known Sausalito artists Stephen Ehret and his painting partner Jennifer Fearon won Best of Show at the Marin County Fair for their collaborative painting “Blue Mind.” According to Sausalito Currents: Stephen Ehret has been a fixture around the docks of Sausalito for many years. The artist and musician lives on... Read more

Dock Party Season is Here

On June 22, Issaquah neighbors and friends gathered to welcome back dock alums Emily and Stuart Riddell. Having moved to Southern California, the Riddells traveled back up here for an annual bluegrass bash at Grass (where else?) Valley. Over on East Pier two days later, they didn’t even need a... Read more

Issaquah Art Show & Sale Sept 8

The work of 16 artists, in ten floating homes, will be exhibited in a celebration of art, floating home life, and creativity on Saturday, Sept. 8. The Artists@Issaquah show and sale will feature glass, jewelry, painting, photography, and sculpture, all by waterfront artists. Founded in 2003, the Artists of Issaquah... Read more

Snapshots of Summer

It’s nice to step back, now and then, and appreciate life on Richardson Bay. Whether waterskiing further out in deep water, backflipping into the Lagoon closer to home, or simply enjoying the reflections as they come off the water, ours is a particularly unique vantage point. These snapshots—taken over the... Read more

We’re Where It’s At

Last week the Marin Independent Journal reported on a recent study that determined: “Amid accelerating sea level rise from climate change, Marin County has the highest number of households in California vulnerable to coastal flooding.” Main Dock’s Rusty Hendley passed along the above editorial cartoon, which ran in the same issue... Read more

Beware the Tides of Summer

We’ve already experienced tides as high as 6.8 ft. in June, but more are on their way in July. It’s time to consult the tide charts and anticipate your travel needs and trip planning to take tides into consideration. When leaving town, it’s always a good idea to leave both... Read more

New Floating Home Designs in Florida

Fane Lozman’s plans to develop his water community in Florida have been delayed. But for good reason. He just won his second Supreme Court case. He is the first person to argue and win two different cases in the Supreme Court. The 8-1 decision handed down by the Supreme Court... Read more

Balancing on the Dock of the Bay

Balancing on the Dock of the Bay (top photo) by Malia Dailey of Liberty Dock and Palm Springs. Black-crowned Night Heron, Egret, and Pigeon photos by Karen Cadenhead of Main Dock. This photo-only submission thanks to Rusty Hendley, also of Main Dock. Read more