Two Homes Flooded in Kappas Marina

In late December, floating homes on both East and West Piers were flooded due to plumbing problems. A burst water pipe flooded the barge of #15 East Pier at low tide. When the tide came in, the house wouldn’t float, so the bay water came in the windows and rose...

Don Arques’ Maritime Legacy

We’ve written previously about Donlon Arques, the legendary Godfather of the Waterfront in postwar Sausalito. Now, thanks to research from Knapp & VerPlanck Preservation Architects and the Sausalito Historical Society, we know that the Arques family has roots as deep as the eel grass in Richardson’s Bay. Don’s father Camilo...

Rains, High Tides in Forecast

With the winter rainy season upon us, those who live or park their vehicles in low-lying terrain need to be cautious about upcoming high tides. The next one, a 6.4’ sea level rise, occurs early the Friday after Thanksgiving and tides will remain high through November 28, according to the...

Fun and Games at A Day in the Park

The Floating Homes Association’s A Day in the Park is coming up on Sunday, October 29!  We hope to see you there. We are planning some activities that are sure to please.  Here’s a sampling: Don’t miss the opportunity to place your bid on some fabulous prizes at our Silent...

Kappas Repaves Gate 6 ½ Lot

  In recent years, the Gate 6 ½ parking lot has flooded in even minimally high tides. But on Wednesday October 11, Kappas Marina began repaving and raising most of the lot. For two days, residents had to vacate the lot except for the turning circle at the end of...

Updated Membership Packet on Website

“Since 1985, the FHA has been working effectively to protect our unique community, our environment, and the rights of the homeowners and residents. We support our neighbors, build positive relationships, and ensure the safety and security of our community. We encourage you to get involved!” That’s the opening paragraph of...

Sponsors and Volunteers Sought for A Day in the Park

The Floating Homes Association invites local organizations to sponsor the free Day in the Park on October 29. If you or someone you know has an enterprise of interest to the floating homes community, this is an opportunity to connect with our community of more than 400 households. The festival-like...

Boat Show Oct 13 — 15

The inaugural Sausalito Boat Show is coming to Clipper Yacht Harbor from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Friday, October 13 to Sunday, October 15. This event will be a celebration of maritime excellence and local culture, and will family–friendly activities as well as displays of yachts, sailboats, and powerboats. Curtis...