Bri Hurley: 2/15/1964 –12/24/2018

Bri, a longtime resident of the waterfront community, passed away on Christmas eve after a long battle with cancer. She was private, strong and brave throughout her life, with unique grace and energy, and she died as she lived, with dignity and reserve. She was a fantastic photographer and published... Read more

Petersen Memorial Feb 23

Michael Petersen, who lived and worked in the floating homes community for nearly half a century, succumbed to leukemia in November. His memorial service will be held on February 23. Read more

Women at the Helm Feb 15

Gate 6 ½ resident Helen Vandeman has produced a new documentary about five salty senior women in the Bay Area and Washington state who were pioneering mariners. Helen will host a showing at the film at the Sausalito Library on Friday, February 15 at 7:00 p.m. The women profiled include... Read more

Issaquah Inventor Mary Lou Jepsen

Amongst the talented creative residents on Issaquah dock is Dr. Mary Lou Jepsen, a serial entrepreneur, engineering executive and inventor in the fields of display, imaging and computer hardware. Without enumerating her credentials, Dr. Jepsen is very close to delivering powerful MRI technology via more affordable devices. As mentioned in... Read more

Michele Affronte on CNN.com

Another of our resident realtors is getting great exposure for our community on the internet. This time it’s Michele Affronte on CNN.com. CNN Business writer Anna Bahney interviewed Michele for a post entitled “Life on the water: What it’s like to live on a floating home.” Despite some of the... Read more

Deck the Docks

As usual, the floating homes community got into the holiday spirit with both decorations and celebrations. Above is a slide show of some of the festivities. Thanks to photographers Michele Affronte, Carole Angermeir, Flo Hoylman, and Peter Teague for sharing these happy memories. And best wishes for a happy New... Read more

West Pier Magic

As if by magic from another world, master magician Jay Alexander has appeared on West Pier in his new home. As one of the top international corporate and society entertainers, he has performed for the Rolling Stones, Outside Lands Festival, Giants and 49ers, to name a few. He has sold... Read more

Holiday Tugboat Caroling – Dec 3 [not Dec 4!!!]

UPDATE—Due to potential rain the date of Tugboat Caroling is changed from Tuesday Dec 4th to Monday Night Dec 3rd…. What? Holiday Tugboat Caroling Where? Upon the Waters of Our Floating Neighborhood When? MONDAY DECEMBER 3rd — 6:30pm – 10pm —Liberty, Main, South 40, Gates, Issaquah, Yellow Ferry, etc.— How?... Read more

Rachelle on SFGate

Rachelle Dorris has lived on floating homes since the 90s, and as an agent for Coldwell Banker, she has plenty of knowledge about waterfront living. So, it’s not surprising that she was recently interviewed by SFGate.com, in a piece entitled “A life by the tides: What it’s really like living... Read more

Another Community Icon Passes

Michael Petersen, who lived and worked in the floating homes community for nearly half a century, succumbed to leukemia last week. After chemotherapy treatments, he had a brief remission, and was seen working on the docks, walking with the aid of hiking poles. As Issaquah resident Mickey Allison recalled recently,... Read more