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Waterway and Maritime Transportation Industry

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  • From the Boathouse: Houseboat now a true home

    Ahoy! Good news for permanently affixed floating homes. The Supreme Court issued a decision Jan. 15, in a 7-2 vote, that a floating home is not a boat, hence is not a vessel. U.S. Code defines the word "vessel" as including all means of water...
  • The Harbor Report: A chat with a yacht insurer

    The Harbor Report: A chat with a yacht insurer
    Jennifer and I had our good friends Julie and Craig Chamberlain over for a barbecue the other night. The four of us started to talk about Newport Harbor politics, building permits and the cost of living. Though Julie and I go back to second grade, Craig...
  • Harbor water taxi survey delayed

    Without financial means to learn how many passengers would use a water taxi service in Newport Harbor, or how much they'd pay, plans to have the service by 2011 may have to be scuttled. "I think someday it'll probably come. I think for now it's...
  • Party ordinance, smoking ban, auditor on city groups' agendas

    The city of Newport Beach will address a number of contentious issues next week, ranging from a new law regulating parties to choosing the city's auditor, which is presently the same auditor that worked in Bell. On the City Council's plate: The "loud...
  • From The Boathouse: Set some boating resolutions

    Ahoy! Well the new year is here. I know all good boaters have made their new year resolutions, which will be broken before the spring thaw. Oh wait, Orange County harbors do not have a spring thaw, so how many resolutions will be broken before the yacht...