The Perfect Storm? Learning From Disaster

The recent high winds, coupled with the PGE shutoff—though inconvenient and even challenging for some—were easily survivable. What if events had been of a higher magnitude: people trapped or injured, collapsed structures, and outbreaks of fire? The stuff we train for as CERTS. How well would we have responded? A few... Read more

Sausalito Village Grand Art Opening

2019 Sausalito Village Annual Art Show — Showcasing local senior artists and authors — The floating home community was again well represented at the 7th annual Sausalito Village Art Show, and at the opening reception hosted at the Sausalito Library on Sunday November 3, 2019.  21+ local senior artists, including... Read more

A Double Whammy: High Winds + the PGE Shutoff

Neighbors helping neighbors. It’s how we weathered the chaos brought on by some unusually high winds, coupled with yet another PGE shut-off. Larry Clinton opined, “I’ve never seen so many whitecaps, and I moved here in the winter of 1980-81, when 90mph gusts closed the GGB. Ironically, we never lost... Read more

Paella Plus on Liberty Dock

Julie and Rick DiNapoli treated their Liberty Dock neighbors to a paella party last month before the float-in screening of the documentary, Ghost Fleet. Their dockmate (director and producer) Shannon Service, and other members of the film crew, attended the screening. Ghost Fleet is the tale of an amazing woman who... Read more

Let There Be Light

Emergency Services Chair Flo Hoylman sends along some lessons learned from the recent PG&E power outage:  Lighting ideas I purchased two solar powered lights for less than $20 each. They have their own stand, so I can direct the light in different directions. Use a mirror by the light to... Read more

Lessons Learned PG&E Outage: Food Safety

As soon as the October 10-11 power outage was announced, Emergency Services Chair Flo Hoylman began polling neighbors for their experiences coping with the blackout. Many tips involved keeping food safe: Buy a block of ice or use some empty plastic or glass bottles to make ice to keep the... Read more

Sausalito Village Art Show Opens Nov 3

The 7th Annual Sausalito Village Art Exhibit opens on Sunday, November 3 at the Sausalito Library. An opening reception will be held that evening from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. The public is invited to help celebrate the artists and authors of Sausalito Village. Libations and appetizers will be served, and The... Read more

Glorious Party in the Park

The second annual FHA-sponsored Party in the Park was again blessed by perfect weather, drawing about 100 people to the award-winning park in Waldo Point Harbor. This year, following our recent power outage, the concentration was on Floating Life, with booths devoted to emergency preparedness, line tying and other tips... Read more

Join or Renew Membership NOW

Those who join or renew their FHA membership now will be members in good standing throughout 2020. Membership information and an online application are on the FHA website. Help the FHA fulfill its vision of fostering a friendly, inclusive, and colorful community on Richardson Bay. We are responsible and engaged... Read more

Music, Maritime Tips Planned for Day in the Park Oct 20

The PG&E Shutoff—and the upcoming Great California Shakeout—provides one more great reason to spend Sunday, October 20, in the Waldo Point Harbor Park for the FHA Day in the Park. The free, family-friendly event is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. where you can enjoy complimentary soup by Davey Jones... Read more