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Waterway and Maritime Transportation Industry

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  • Mailbag: Councils' motto is 'Build, baby, build!'

    Re. "Westside makeover continues," (June 27): I'm grateful to the Daily Pilot for such stories as the one featured on the front page regarding a 60-unit live-work development rising right on the border of Costa mesa and Newport Beach. I'm grateful...
  • Newport council explores water taxi pilot project

    Before Newport Beach decides whether to go through with a water taxi pilot project, a Harbor Commission subcommittee suggested that it consider its neighbor to the north. The Marina del Rey WaterBus system would be the most feasible for Newport Beach to...
  • From the Boathouse: We all live in a Virginia submarine

    Ahoy after returning from the Big Apple! My show manager, Brenda Barnes, and I had a great time visiting New York City to attend the radio industry's Talkers New York 2014, held at the India House Club. The gathering was well attended, since the fall...
  • City worried about water jetpacks and similar devices

    Newport Beach city staff are concerned about a "proliferation" of new companies eyeing Newport Harbor as a place to take clients who wish to go airborne using water-propelled jetpacks and similar recreational devices. On Tuesday, City Council members...
  • Council agenda: floating docks, budget and more

    A presentation on the possible implementation of floating docks in Newport Harbor will be made during Tuesday's City Council study session. At the beginning of his yearlong tenure, Newport Beach Mayor Rush Hill requested that a subcommittee of the...
  • From the Boathouse: Bundling up for a chilly weekend

    Ahoy! I am predicting a cloudy and cool weekend on the water after our little weather system has left Southern California. If you are going boating, take jackets. The daytime air temperatures will be in the low- to mid-60s, and the nighttime...
  • The Harbor Report: Coming home with fresh ideas

    The Harbor Report: Coming home with fresh ideas
    I made it back last week from the 34th Heineken Regatta in St. Maarten, where I observed a couple of fresh ideas on how to better promote yachting events. First off, the regatta was spectacular. I highly recommend that you place it on your bucket list....
  • Mayor's fee-waiver idea to be heard

    Mayor's fee-waiver idea to be heard
    The Newport Beach City Council on Tuesday will discuss whether to waive residential building permit fees on projects for the remainder of the year, an idea championed by Mayor Rush Hill. Be it for a bedroom addition or a roof re-do, Hill proposed that...
  • Harbor Commission gets in queue for water taxis

    Newport Beach residents and visitors could be cruising to their favorite bayside destination by boat this time next year. The Harbor Commission voted unanimously Wednesday night to form two ad-hoc committees, made up of harbor commissioners, to evaluate...
  • From the Boathouse: Give water taxis another try, but do it right

    Ahoy! I am pleased that the discussion about water taxis in Newport Harbor has bubbled up to the surface again. Yes, taxis have failed in the past because the logistics and paying ridership were not well thought out. Additionally, the project was...
  • The Harbor Report: Can harbor proposals stay afloat?

    While making my rounds around the harbor this week, my thoughts kept reflecting back to the comments made by Newport Beach Mayor Rush Hill at the 33rd annual Mayor's Dinner. As most of you have already read, the mayor spoke about a pilot project to...
  • From the Boathouse: Harbor sorely lacking water taxis

    Ahoy! How refreshing to hear that Newport Beach Mayor Rush Hill actually addressed a couple of harbor-related issues in his speech during the 33rd annual Mayor's Dinner. I have known Hill for many years, and I have personally seen his interest in...