Michael Labate is New FHA President

Michael Labate was elected President of the Floating Homes Association Board at its January 8 meeting. Michael and his family were long term residents of the Gates Co-op until they moved to a new home on A Dock as part of the Waldo Point Harbor configuration. Taylor Ray of Liberty...

Mysterious Disappearance

A floating home resident recently donated these two chairs and table for the community and public’s enjoyment at the end of the jetty in the public park. The table was the first to go, then the chair covers. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if they were miraculously returned for all to...

Co-op Changes and Open Views

The lagoon is looking different these days. The last vestiges of the Gates Co-op moved in late summer. Since then TJ Nelsen and Claus Koestel have been overseeing the removal of the old pilings, a requirement of BCDC. Walking out the viewing pier at the new Waldo Point Harbor park gives...

Gary Appleton Dies

Gary Appleton, longtime resident of the Appleton Ark near the new Van Damme Dock, passed away in July. Gary moved to Sausalito from the Monterey Peninsula in 1959 and established his career as a commercial painter. But his true passion was his home in Waldo Point. Originally a pile driver...

WPH Wins Beautification Award

Waldo Point Harbor has received a 2018 Beautification Award from Sausalito Beautiful, a non-profit group of volunteers working to create, enhance and protect public landscapes in and around town. Sausalito Beautiful Awards Chair Maureen McCoy recognized that the harbor has “improved the aesthetics of a Sausalito public space through either...

Final Gates Co-op Moves and New Park

People with dogs, parents with strollers, kids on bikes, and tourists are loving the new park at Waldo Point Harbor. Benches abound for people to sit, and clear signs saying “Public Shore Access” indicate the public parking spaces. Standing on the new viewing pier off the park, it’s easy to...

Floating Home Market Update

The Secret is Out With the near completion of the multiple-year (decade?) Waldo Point Harbor redevelopment of the sea wall, parking lots, entry buildings and now the park along Bridgeway, many residents feel that the outward-facing image of the floating homes community is beginning to match the beauty and attractiveness...