Kick Off the Holidays – at Gate 5 Clay Studio

Several of our residents (past and present) have been up to their elbows in clay, slurry and glaze—producing bowls, plates, mugs and ceramic pieces. Get a leg up on the holiday shopping while supporting the local cooperative Gate Five Clay. They, along with Tracey Kessler and other Beyond The Wave... 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

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

Show Your Stuff at Art Exhibit

Art lifts the spirits whether you are making it, looking at it or dreaming about it! Don’t miss the opportunity to exhibit your creative endeavors at the Sausalito Village 7th Annual Art Exhibit. If you are a member or volunteer (of SV or CARSS) or want to be, please let... Read more

Love is In the Air – Oct 6

At 2 p.m. October 6, somewhere above the Golden Gate Bridge, there will be a countdown. “Ten, nine…three, two, one!” For The Heart Of San Francisco celebration a skywriting plane will draw a giant heart above the Golden Gate Bridge. Large and small vessels, flying hearts and flowers, will sail... Read more

Perfect Day for Open Homes Tour

Our open homes tour on September 14 was an outstanding success. Over 800 people turned out to see 12 unique floating homes on a gorgeous Sausalito day. Tour co-chair Barbara Rycersky and I would like to thank: everyone who attended the homeowners who opened their doors to an admiring public... Read more

 Donna Bragg: Persistence, Patience & Pitching In

The first time I saw Donna Bragg was in the documentary Houseboat Wars—a film about our community’s hippie beginnings and residents’ struggle to continue living on the water. She’s being interviewed sitting in a cushioned lawn chair, the bay behind her, wearing dark sunglasses, her long black hair parted in... Read more

Artists, Authors, Musicians Join 9/14 Tour

Besides seeing a dozen unique floating homes, visitors to our September 14 tour will have a chance to meet and chat with some of the more creative folks in our community, and to purchase their works. They include: Katharine Butler – Longtime etching and woodcut printmaker, she donates income from... Read more

Jay Lalezari: Poet’s Soul, Healer’s Heart and Hands

Even though Jay Lalezari’s floating home at 19 Yellow Ferry Harbor isn’t on the main walkway, it’s difficult to miss. It’s a three-story with a huge squid on the side. There are butterflies, a mermaid and progressive political signs too. Tourists often stop to take pictures, and Jay sometimes invites... Read more

Jim Woessner: Curious Boy, Imaginative Man

I’m wandering along Issaquah looking for the Box Poem when I see three people laughing, mugging for photos beside sculpted faces mounted on the pier railing. They’re in front of Box Poem. It’s Jim Woessner’s boat and he created the sculptures that are attracting attention. Opening the door, I step... Read more