It’s Back to the 40s for FHA Tour

“Good evening Mr. and Mrs. America and all the ships at sea” . . . The September 30 Floating Homes Tour will be a time-warp visit back to the 1940s, commemorating the 75th anniversary of Marinship, the WWII shipyard that gave rise to our community. Themed “Homefront on the Waterfront,”...

FHA Tour: “Homefront on the Waterfront”

The September 30, 2017 Floating Homes Tour will tie in with the 75th Anniversary of Marinship, which helped to foster today’s waterfront community. Although Gate 6 Road and the area north of there weren’t technically part of the vast WWII shipyard, these areas were settled after the war by returning...

Tour Proceeds Shared with Nonprofits

The Floating Homes Association Tour Committee has presented checks totaling $6,000 to the three nonprofits who helped with the 2016 Open Homes tour. As tour co-director and a volunteer at The Marine Mammal Center, I was proud to present a donation to Courtney Good, Guest Experience Coordinator at the Center,...

Sausalito Village Living Room Chat – Please Come

Teddie and Brad Hathaway are holding a Sausalito Village Living Room Chat at their home on East Pier: this Sunday afternoon, August 7, from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. Sausalito Village is a non-profit organization founded by a small group of volunteers who wanted to build a community of friendship and support among Sausalito’s older...

New, Smaller Tour in 2016

  The Tour Committee has scheduled next year’s Open Homes Tour for Saturday, September 24. As noted elsewhere, the tour will be smaller, to lessen the impact on the community and volunteers. In addition to providing the major source of funding for the Floating Homes Association, the annual tour benefits...

Quid Pro Quo: FHA | Sausalito Village

Mari Steeno, co-chair (with Larry Clinton) of this year’s Floating Homes Tour, had the distinct pleasure of delivering the FHA donation to the Sausalito Village at their 3rd annual Members Art Show Opening. On Sunday November 8, at the Sausalito City Council Chambers, some of our own floating home residents were amongst...