Day in the Park Postponed Until Spring

Forecasts of heavy rains on Sunday have forced the FHA to postpone its Day in the Park celebration until spring.  Come one, come all—the Floating Homes Association (FHA) free Day in the Park, this Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m, will showcase four musical groups and other entertainment, delicious...

Day in the Park Coming Together

The Floating Homes Association’s October 24 Day in the Park is shaping up to be another memorable all-dock extravaganza. Here are some preliminary features of this free event, which will run from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. that Sunday: Sterling Johnson, the popular Bubble Guy from years past, will make...

FHA Day in the Park Resumes Oct 24

The once–annual Day in the Park celebration is back on again, and the Floating Homes Association needs help to present a full day of fun for young and old alike. The plan is to feature free food, live music, games, informational exhibits, and other attractions. We’ll gather in the new...

Silent Auction Kicks off Virtual Gala

The silent auction portion of the Floating Homes Virtual Gala and Tour is now open for bidding. You don’t have to be a ticket holder to bid, but you will need a ticket to watch the Virtual Gala at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 9. The auction closes at the...

Check out Boatload of Books

Looking for a good local read? Explore the Floating Times’ Boatload of Books, a compendium of books about the floating homes community, including books written by our neighbors. Brief descriptions with ordering instructions are organized by category: non-fiction, history, memoir, fiction, poetry and children’s books. You’ll be amazed at the...

Jerry Jampolsky Transitions

“Gerald ‘Jerry’ Jampolsky’s life story reads like the ultimate self-help book.” That’s how Marin Magazine introduced a profile of long-time Issaquah Dock resident Jerry Jampolsky and his wife Diane. Jerry passed away peacefully on December 29. Recently, Diane Cirincione-Jampolsky sent this message to friends and family: “At this time of...

Lia Reaches Hawaii – in Record Time!

Lia Ditton, who lived on East Pier a few years ago, has set a world record for a woman rowing solo from San Francisco to Honolulu; she covered the distance in 86 days, 10 hours, 5 minutes and 56 seconds. The previous women’s record had been 99 days. As the...

Lia Ditton Capsizes, but Rows On to Hawaii

Former East Pier resident Lia Ditton, who is rowing solo from San Francisco Bay to Hawaii, was plunged headfirst into the ocean on her 19th day at sea. As she was rowing, a rogue wave capsized her 21-foot boat, throwing her overboard. While she struggled to right her craft and...

Row Row Row Your Boat – SF to Hawaii

After months of sitting tight and staying close to home it’s fair to say we’re all a bit bursting to bust out. Shortly after 11 p.m. last Wednesday (June 17) former East Pier resident, Lia Ditton, did just that when she quietly set off in a rowboat from the Corinthian Yacht...

South 40 Knighthood

South 40 resident Michael van Walt has been knighted by the Dutch government for exceptional service to society with a global impact. On the occasion of the birthday of His Majesty the King of the Netherlands, a national holiday, Michael was awarded the rarely bestowed royal distinction of Commander in...