Van Damme Achieves Project Milestone

Congratulations are in order. The news is just in that the Charles Van Damme Ferry Project has received approval from the BCDC (San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission) for the project’s addition to the new Waldo Point Harbor (WPH) public pier and park. This is the last in a long chain... Read more

Get Ready FHA With Emergency Backpacks

Emergency Preparedness made easy The FHA can purchase Emergency Preparedness Survival Back Packs at a great discount, and make them available to members at $10 below the Association’s cost. Three-day Emergency Survival Packs for two, with food, water, first aid, flashlight, emergency blanket and sleeping bag that retail for $125... Read more

30-Year Fixed Rate Loans Available on Floating Homes

Cooperative Center Federal Credit Union has resumed lending in our community with unique 30-year fixed rate loans for both purchases and refinances (including cash-out refis).  This is a chance to lock in a long-term fixed rate when interest rates are expected to rise. The minimum loan amount is $100,000, and... Read more

Open Homes Tour Off and Running

  We have eight homes lined up for the September 30 FHA Tour, and two tickets have already been sold.  We plan to open a total of 15 homes on East and West Piers, A Dock, Issaquah, and Yellow Ferry. When we first set the tour date, the Tour Committee set three... Read more

CERT Training – Wait List Open

  The April 1 and 8 CERT training is now fully enrolled, but Emergency Preparedness chair Flo Hoylman promises to accommodate anyone wishing to go on the wait list. To add your name, please email Flo at flohoy@gmail.com. Practice sessions on Saturday April 8 will take place on East and... Read more

FHA Board Meeting Notes — February 2017

TO KEEP EVERYONE UP TO DATE ON WHAT THE FHA BOARD IS DOING, HERE ARE SOME OF THE ITEMS THAT WERE DISCUSSED OR DECIDED AT THE FEBRUARY, 2017 BOARD MEETING: With the dramatic increase in anchor-outs, the FHA is considering taking a stand on the profusion of derelict vessels and illegal moorings in Richardson’s Bay. The Board... Read more

Matthew Turner Will Launch April 1

  After 15 years of hard work and zealous fundraising, the tall ship Matthew Turner will be launched on April 1 (no, this is not a joke). The square-rigger is a modernized version of the Galilee, the fastest and finest West Coast brigantine of the late 1800s, which was built... Read more

When will the WPH Construction End?

The Waldo Point Harbor Reconfiguration is in the final stages, according to Dan Hughes, WPH project manager. The crew will start back to work in late spring with prepping the park site, which is now the old Gates Coop parking area. In June, when the permit allows, they will begin the in-water... Read more