Prevent Rodents from Disabling Your Vehicle

A neighbor just had to have her van towed out of the Gate 6 ½ parking lot to repair damage from rodents. This and similar reports from our community prompted a bit of internet research into suggestions for preventing this kind of damage. Here are some tips from Consumer Reports:...

Checking Electrical Hookups

Only a lucky few can claim that their house won’t work until they plug it in. A floating home is unique because its electricity comes through a free hanging cable into the house. Every houseboat connects to the main power through some type of electrical outlet dockside. If you are...

Come and Get it – Bayside Cafe

In the 80s, the restaurant in the nearby Harbor Center changed hands so frequently, we called it the Under New Management Café, because banners like that were posted almost constantly. But that all changed in 1992, when the Davary family took over and renamed the facility the Bayside Café. For...

Found Kayak

The yellow kayak pictured above was found drifting between Gate 6 ½ and the other Kappas piers on the evening of July 23. It’s now being stored on West Pier. If it’s yours, text Chris at 609-203-9054.

More Carts on Order

After polling dock reps to determine the need for replacement shopping carts, the Floating Homes Association has ordered 27 new carts for use by residents. Three types were ordered and should be delivered in the next few weeks. Dock reps will be notified of their arrival and can pick up...

Pigeon Problem on Your Pier?

On East Pier, we’ve noticed a lot more pigeons recently. Besides being messy and noisy, they can carry diseases that will make people sick. Since pigeons can nest 6 times each year, we could quickly see hundreds of these birds. It’s a problem we want to stop before it spreads,...

Community News – Fall 2016

  With all this warm weather it’s hard to believe that winter is just around the corner. Ever since the Tour, and even without the traditional holidays, it feels like it’s been one event piling onto the next. October saw a generously attended CERT training, an All Dock Alert (party),...

Board Meeting Notes – August 15, 2016

To keep everyone up to date on what the FHA Board has been doing, here’s a bullet list of the important and interesting things that happened at the August 15, 2016 Board Meetings: Larry Clinton distributed a flier about the blog to go up on dock bulletin boards. Larry will retire as editor of the Floating...