FHA Board Meeting Notes – February 2018

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 JANUARY BOARD MEETING: Jenny Stein is planning to step away from the Floating Times. Larry Clinton needs help with reporting, proofreading, photography and coordination of classified ads.... Read more

Open Forum, Board Meeting – March 13

To continue our community conversation, OPEN FORUM will be included in the March, June and September Board meetings. We are interested in your thoughts about where our time and attention should be focused. Your input is most welcome and appreciated. Please join us.   WHEN:  TUES MARCH 13, 2018 – 7:00 –... Read more

Be Kind to Our Carts

Our carts are there to facilitate ferrying our groceries, and myriad other purchases, to our homes, and then carting out the refuse at the back end. Indispensable for loading up with luggage, or plants, or any number of heavy or awkward items, these carts make life on the docks that... Read more

FHA ANNUAL MEETING & PARTY Feb 24

Once again, the Floating Homes Association’s Annual Membership Meeting & Party will be held at the Bay Model. Registration opens at 5 p.m. on Saturday, February 24. The Annual Meeting begins at 5:30 and the dinner party kicks off at 7. The party is free for FHA members and children... Read more

FHA Board Meeting Notes – January 2018

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 JANUARY BOARD MEETING: FHA Board meetings are now being held at 7:00 PM on the second Tuesday of each month, due to a scheduling change... Read more

Local Nonprofits Benefit from FHA Tour

The Floating Homes Association has presented checks totaling $5220 to the two nonprofits which have helped with our Open Homes tour for many years. Between them, Sausalito Village and the Friends of the Marin City Library have turned out over half of the 200+ volunteers needed to put on our... Read more

FHA Board Meeting Notes – FALL 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 RECENT BOARD MEETINGS: The 2017 Open Homes Tour netted slightly over $20,000, after donations of $2,610 each to Friends of the Marin City Library and Sausalito... Read more

FHA Tour to Skip a Year

It’s been my pleasure to work on all 32 Floating Home Tours, and to co-chair the Tour Committee for the past several years. During that time I’ve met some extraordinary people, and forged lasting friendships with many of them. This year was no exception, and the combination of tour committee... Read more

What Have We Done For You Lately?

Membership in the Floating Homes Association is one of the great bargains — just $25 a year or $65 for three years. To join or renew for 2018, just fill out the online membership application to pay by credit card, or print out a copy of the application and send it... Read more

Back to the 40s for FHA Tour      

Lots of folks joined in the theme of our September 30 Tour, “Homefront on the Waterfront,” by coming in vintage outfits, or dressing like workers at Marinship 75 years ago.  Attendees, volunteers, Lindy dancers, and vintage vehicle owners all added to the spirit of a beautiful day. Lindy Dancers—2017 Tour... Read more