In-Person Coastal Cleanups are Back

On the third Saturday of September, volunteers all over the world will converge on beaches, shorelines and inland waterways to pick up trash and remove dangerous debris. Considered the largest marine–related volunteer event in the world, Coastal Cleanup Day is a wonderful opportunity to lend a hand and make a...

Board Meeting Notes — Aug 22

Here are some of the items that were discussed or decided on at the August 9 FHA Board Meeting. More details will be reported later in the Floating Times. Tracy Corbin of East Pier is moving to West Marin and will resign her position as FHA treasurer. FHA secretary Linda...

Private Tours Resume

Private tour co-chairs Mari Steeno and Kelly English have scheduled tours for October 13 and November 4. These tours are for groups of up to 40 people to see four homes, usually on two different docks. Ten guests per visit enter each home for approximately 20 minutes—a more intimate way...

 Let’s Get the Band Back Together

It’s almost 4th of July, time to reboot the Humming Toadfish Kazoo Band for the Sausalito parade. We’ve got the truck, the boombox, the CD full of Greatest Kazoo Hits, the decorations, and the costumes. All we need now is enthusiastic marching kazooers. No experience (or talent) is necessary. No...

Board Meeting Notes — June 2022

Here are some of the items that were discussed or decided on at the june 14 FHA Board Meeting. More details will be reported later in the Floating Times. The Board approved expenses of $581.00 over–budget for Day in the Park equipment and Pet Parade prizes. FHA VP Pete Hudson...

Do You Kazoo?

Would you like to help resurrect the Humming Toadfish Marching Kazoo Band for Sausalito’s 4th of July Parade? This band has been a long-time feature of the parade and won Best Overall Entry in 2009. The band needs a Director; the Director recruits kazoo players, selects the playlist of appropriate...

Entertainment Galore at Day in the Park

At noon on Sunday, May 22, MC Heather Lerner will present a full lineup of music and a poetry reading at the FHA’s free Day in the Park (between Issaquah and Charles Van Damme Docks). Here’s the schedule: 12:00 -12:40 Joe Tate and Maggie Catfish: Throwback Rock 12:45 -12:55 Teresa...

Tunnel Design Project Seeks Volunteers

Sausalito and Marin City are coming together this spring to brighten and enliven the pedestrian walkway under the Highway 101 tunnel that school children and other walkers and cyclists use every day. Raylene Gorum, an artist who lives in Sausalito, has designed a painting with rainbow colors that will stretch...

Bay Cleanup Makes a Difference

About 20 people attended the May 1 Bay cleanup sponsored by 13-year old Oscar Melet of Gate 6 ½. Oscar’s mom, Nikki, reported that the group retrieved a large tarpaulin, styrofoam, ChapStick, a pill bottle and more. “We noticed there was way less trash than last year,” she pointed out...

Board Meeting Notes — Apr 2022

Here are some of the items that were discussed or decided on at the April 12 FHA Board Meeting. More details will be reported later in the Floating Times. Funds were requested and approved for May 22 Day in the Park: $2,500 and Emergency preparedness (CERT training reimbursements: $1,500). FHA...