Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Editor’s Letter

Editor’s Letter

January 1, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

Happy New Year! Are you ready to become new and improved, or are you just looking for some down time to catch your breath and feel refreshed? This month can offer you both if you’re open to it. Resolution “experts” all seem to agree that making lofty, pie-in-the-sky resolutions are likely to result in quick […]

Brophy Bros

Brophy Bros

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  Brophy Bros. is directly on the Ventura Harbor and seems to be bustling at all times—especially during weekends and happy hour during the week. Casual, local favorite for many years, thanks to offering the best view in the harbor, Brophy Bros. is a great spot to grab a drink, have a snack or enjoy […]

Huntington Harbour, California

Huntington Harbour, California

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Huntington Harbour, at the north end of Huntington Beach, California is an enjoyable day trip. Though mostly a residential community, the Surfin’ Sundays Summer Concert Series is a big attraction. The concert series, presented by the International Surfing Museum, begins June 12 and runs through Labor Day. The concerts, featuring many performers, run from 11:00 […]

San Diego Bay National Wildlife Refuge

San Diego Bay National Wildlife Refuge

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The San Diego Bay National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) was established to protect wildlife heading towards being endangered by providing them with an exciting habitat. Across two different sections, the Sweetwater Marsh Unit and the South San Diego Bay Unit, there are four endangered species and over 200 species of birds. The Saltwater Marsh Unit is […]

Boating on Melted Snow?

Boating on Melted Snow?

December 31, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Did you ever think about where the water under your boat comes from? Could it possibly come from that white stuff that falls from the sky in winter? Yes, it can. Water’s forms — liquid, solid, and gas — are found on the ground but also above and below it. You’ve likely studied the water […]

What Other Words are in EVAPORATION?

What Other Words are in EVAPORATION?

December 31, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Unscramble the words below: PIETRAN ARTAP RNOPITO VAITEN IERTVN TPNRAE PEOAR EPATRI                   Answers: PIETRAN is PAINTER ARTAP is APART RNOPITO is PORTION VAITEN is NATIVE IERTVN is INVERT TPNRAE is PARENT PEOAR is OPERA EPATRI is PIRATE

Don’t Do What I Did!

Don’t Do What I Did!

December 31, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

If it’s not your habit to check a marina’s hours of operation when you pick up or discharge guests or crew you might be in for a surprise. Three of us were heading out to Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts at the end of September, looking forward to uncrowded anchorages along the way. The first night we […]

Keeping Pain at Bay

Keeping Pain at Bay

December 31, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

  The advice “pace yourself” is often expressed when someone appears in danger of burning out by doing too much, too fast. It’s also excellent counsel to persons trying to cope with painful or fatiguing health conditions including arthritis, chronic fatigue syndrome, diabetes, heart conditions, lupus, fibromyalgia, and depression. The concept known as activity pacing […]

Petco Park

Petco Park

December 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

If you love boating and baseball, you are in luck because you can have both in one day! Skip the car ride to Petco Park and go there by boat! As you head over to San Diego Bay, you will pass the New Point Loma Lighthouse and the Naval Center. With transient slips available at […]

Put a Bow on a Greener Planet

Put a Bow on a Greener Planet

November 30, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Eco-conscious boaters want to support our planet, waterways, and sea critters all year round. In a season of sharing and gifting, selecting presents from groups and organizations that share your goals will make gift recipients happy and lift up the earth at the same time. Here are eight sites working to improve the world and […]

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