Check Out the New FHA Website

If you’ve logged onto the Floating Homes Association (FHA) website lately, you’ve probably noticed that it has a whole new look. In fact, it’s a whole new site with lots of new functions and features. The FHA’s goal is for the site to become your informational hub for all things floating...

Zinc Anodes: Helpful as Far as They Go

One of the major topics of discussion during the “What the Hull” panel portion of the FHA Annual Meeting involved the use of zinc anodes to reduce electrolysis, which can cause chemical decomposition of ferro-cement hulls. The consensus was that zinc anodes have limited effectiveness as currently deployed. Maritime engineer...

Virtual Annual FHA Meeting Feb 23

This year’s Annual Meeting of the Floating Homes Association (FHA) will be hosted online via Zoom. On Tuesday evening, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m., the free meeting will present lots of useful information and the latest updates from the FHA. The keynote of the meeting will be an online panel...

Board Meeting Notes – Dec 2020

HERE ARE SOME OF THE ITEMS THAT WERE DISCUSSED OR DECIDED AT THE DECEMBER 8 FHA BOARD MEETING: Peter Hudson (Main Dock) will run for vice president of the FHA Board at the January 12 meeting. Other officers will run for re-election: President Michael Labate, Secretary Linda Sempliner and Treasurer...

Board Meeting Notes – Nov 2020

HERE ARE SOME OF THE ITEMS THAT WERE DISCUSSED OR DECIDED AT THE NOVEMBER 10 FHA BOARD MEETING: Treasurer Teddie Hathaway reported that the FHA had a net gain in revenues for the month of October. Cash reserves are $43,847, down from $50,130 at the beginning of the year. Dock...

New PR Chairs: Drifty Dreamers

The Drifty Dreamers are Arleen Ma and Scott Collins, whose South 40 floating home is so named. Before moving into the community last spring, they often admired and paddled around the floating homes from their base, a 36’ trawler moored in Clipper Yacht Harbor. Both have worked in the biotech...