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

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

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

Volunteers Make Tour a Success

Over 1,000 people participated in our September 30 Floating Homes Tour: 650 paid attendees, 250 volunteers, plus homeowners, artists, writers, musicians, dancers, vintage car owners and sponsors. The weather was gorgeous, lines were short, and this was one of the smoothest tours in memory. This tour couldn’t happen without the... Read more

Reminder: Parking on Gate 6 Road

The Tour Committee needs your help to minimize the impact of tour traffic this Saturday. They request that residents do not park in 12 parking spaces along Gate 6 Road on Friday, September 29 and Saturday the 30th. As shown in the accompanying photo, setting aside 8 spaces on the... Read more

FHA Board Meeting Notes – August 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 THE AUGUST 2017 BOARD MEETING: Linda Meyer (East Pier) wrote a site path to frame the rewriting of the website text. Jen Gennari (Issaquah) will use this as a guide for the rewrite.... Read more

Tour Offers Full Day of Fun

In addition to the 15 homes that will be open on September 30, we’ve planned a full schedule of other pleasures for attendees at our 32nd Floating Homes Tour. Talented resident artists and authors will display works for sale: Katy Boyd, Katharine Butler, Marc Gounard, Teddie Hathaway, Laurie Mills, Ric... Read more