Farmers Market Returns to Sausalito

The Sausalito Recreation Department has partnered with the organizer of the weekend markets at Marin Country Mart in Larkspur to bring a certified farmer’s market back to Sausalito’s Dunphy Park. From 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. each Sunday, fresh produce, artisanal products, and delicious treats will be available for purchase,...

June King Tides Return

As we approach the summer solstice, the combination of lunar phase and the solar aphelion (when earth is most distant from the sun) generate especially high tides. Tides that exceed 6.5′ can cause flooding on Gate 5 Road in Sausalito, in low-lying areas of Marin City and in some floating...

Thanks to DITP Sponsors

The FHA ‘s May 19 Day in the Park would not have been possible without the generous participation of the following local businesses. They deserve our loyalty and support. Renewal by Anderson Windows Contact Denise Mosley Renewal by Anderson is offering a 20% discount just for floating home residents. Scroll...

Houseboat Wars at the Library

The houseboat wars of the late 70s have inspired films, books, and even a play performed in 2023 in Mill Valley. Now the author of that play, John Byrne Barry, has adapted it into a novel, Pirates of Sausalito: Houseboat Wars Murder Mystery, a colorful retelling one of Sausalito’s most...

Culling an Invasive Species

Over the Memorial Day weekend, I was surprised and pleased to see lots of folks working on our shoreline. They turned out to be volunteers from Marin Audubon Society removing an invasive plant from our environment. The pesky intruder is Algerian sea lavender, which can set thousands of seeds and...

Legal Opinion on Marina Fees and Costs

The Sausalito Floating Homes Association (FHA) has heard many concerns from floating home residents about fees and costs charged by or policies imposed by their marinas. In response, the FHA, through its Legislative Action Committee (LAC) and generous donations from residents, engaged an attorney with decades of experience in California real...

Scenes from Day in the Park

It was a bright and breezy day for the FHA’s spring Day in the Park (DITP) on Sunday, May 19. There were activities for all ages, from old favorites like the pet costume contest, to innovations such as tiny horses and a guest mermaid. Enjoy the accompanying slide show. Next...

LAC Works to Preserve Rent Control

The FHA’s Legislative Action Committee (LAC) continues to discuss issues with county and state officials and explore the legal rights of our members under the Floating Homes Residency Law. At the recent Day in the Park, LAC members staffed a table to bring residents up to date on the status...

London’s Booming Houseboat Scene

The New York Times recently reported on London’s growing houseboat community. Some of the challenges these houseboaters face will sound quite familiar. “In London, a Houseboat Used to Be the Affordable Option. Not Anymore,” reads the headline. It’s the old story of supply and demand, according to the Times: “With land-based...

Spring 2024 DITP pickle jar drawing

While you’re enjoying Day in the Park this Sunday, be sure to stop by the Pickle Jar table for a chance to win one or more exciting prize packages. Here’s a preliminary list: Beauty and wellness bundle: eyelashes from LashOut, acupuncture with Dr. Arcadia Farber, Katya jewelry. Barrel House Dinner...