Emphasis on Private Tours for 2018 – How You Can Help

In the absence of our large Annual Tour this year, the FHA has set a goal of conducting 10 smaller Private Tours for groups of 20 to 40 attendees. So far three have been conducted, three are scheduled for April and July, with inquiries for three more. The Private Tours... Read more

Floating Times Editor Abducted by Aliens

Not far from the truth. And not an April Fools post, though I had hoped to end with a 3rd such post, given how much I enjoyed springing the first 2 on an unsuspecting readership. In case you missed them, here they are again: Plans Unveiled for Pier 39-Style Park... Read more

More Homes Get Free Smoke Alarms

On March 17, 117 ten-year smoke alarms were installed in 47 floating homes. These free alarms were provided and installed by the American Red Cross of the Bay Area. If you missed this opportunity and would still like alarms for your home, contact Flo Hoylman or Ali Johnston. They can... Read more

New Patrol Boat for Richardson Bay

The Southern Marin Fire Protection District is acquiring a new state-of-the-art fireboat, which will be berthed at Pelican Yacht Harbor, across from the Sausalito Fire Station. It will be able to operate in as little as three feet of water and respond to emergencies in our community within 5-6 minutes.... Read more

FHA Board Meeting Notes – March 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 MARCH BOARD MEETING: The FHA website upgrade continues. High resolution photos will be posted, and the site will be more accessible on mobile devices.... Read more

Free Smoke Alarm Installation Mar 17

Over 40 residents have signed up to have free 10-year smoke alarms installed by the Red Cross this Saturday, March 17. If you’ve signed up, be prepared to have someone at your home between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. The Red Cross volunteers will try to contact you before coming... Read more

News & Views from the 2017 FHA Annual Meeting & Party

At the February 24 FHA Annual Meeting, Supervisor Kate Sears brought everyone up to date on several key issues affecting our community: Funding has been obtained to complete the lighting in the underpass between Marin City and Sausalito. Caltrans has engaged contractors for the project; it is hoped the lighting... Read more

Helen Comes Home

Helen Vandemann returned to Gate 6 1/2 on Friday, March 9 after having been severely injured in a bicycle accident on Bridgeway. She was brought home in a paratransit van, and met by neighbors Lori Bergeron, Blaise Simpson and Jane Clinton. Using a wheelchair borrowed from the Floating Homes Association’s... Read more

From a Log Cabin to The Victorian

MJ Roberts and Jerry Evans of Issaquah Dock are both accomplished creative professionals as well as long time professors. Just like many of us, they started with a funky pied a terre floating home on Main Dock, and then moved to The Log Cabin (on Issaquah) before landing their perfect boat, The... Read more