Liberty Dock Enjoys Fun in the Sun

“Carter Johnson took a group out on his boat float and Keith and I followed in our motor boat. We all went to Bar Bocce for pizza and drinks. It was a blast! All Liberty Dock residents. Our dock has become the party dock.” — photos and post by Michele... Read more

Wilford Welch at Sausalito Book Passage

On January 31, the Sausalito Book Passage store will host a reading from In Our Hands – Handbook for Intergenerational Actions to Solve the Climate Crisis. The book, by longtime East Pier Resident Wilford Welch, offers an easy to understand primer on global warming and specific actions each of us can... Read more

Book Reading at the Library – Thursday Jan 18

Join Janna Barkin at the Library—7 p.m. in Council Chambers Thursday Jan 18—for a reading, discussion and signing of her book, He’s Always Been My Son. Written with warmth and humor, He’s Always Been My Son reminds us to accept others for who they are, and will support, educate and... Read more

Gate 6-1/2 Celebrates the Life of John Polivka

John Polivka, a resident of Gate 6 1/2 for over 20 years, passed away over the holidays after a brave struggle with cancer. John owned three boats on the dock, which will be sold by real estate agent Howard Myers. Neighbors gathered on the evening of January 1 to celebrate... Read more

Floating Home Market Update

The Secret is Out With the near completion of the multiple-year (decade?) Waldo Point Harbor redevelopment of the sea wall, parking lots, entry buildings and now the park along Bridgeway, many residents feel that the outward-facing image of the floating homes community is beginning to match the beauty and attractiveness... Read more

There’s No Place Like (a Floating) Home for the Holidays

Holiday celebrations take many forms on the waterfront. Blaze Nash transported carolers around the Waldo Point Lagoon on her little red tugboat Otto. Gate 6 1/2 and Issaquah staged progressive potlucks with entrees provided by the Floating Homes Association; Issaquah partiers were encouraged to wear Christmas sweaters: ugly, festive, fun,... Read more

The Harbor Seal and the Great Blue Heron

The Harbor Seal and the Great Blue Heron — a poem and photos by Chris Tellis, Yellow Ferry Harbor — On a grey-green boat on a blue-green bay A brown harbor seal considered his day. Perhaps a short swim, then a nap in the sun He hauled out with ease,... Read more

Holiday Tugboat Caroling – You’re Invited

YOU’RE INVITED!  What?      Holiday Tugboat Caroling Where?    Upon the Waters of Our Floating Neighborhood* When?      Monday Dec 11  (Weather Permitting) and/or Wednesday Dec 13   (Weather Permitting)  Time?       Between 5:30 and 9:30 p.m.—Locations depend on tide and access to floating homes How?        You come to the Window or... Read more

Big Doings on East Pier

Friday Nov 17 there was much to watch on East Pier as TJ Nelsen drove two new pilings behind No 2—that’s the one that started to float away from the dock at 5 a.m. one stormy morning last winter. Read more

East Pier Adventurer

The newest world class mariner among our floating homes community is Lia Ditton. Originally from England, she has sailed 150,000 nautical miles, an equivalent of 8 laps around the globe! Her newest adventure involves rowing in a 21’ ocean rower from Japan to San Francisco. This 5,500-nautical-mile run, over 6 months, will... Read more