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  • From the Boathouse: Tax or not, boycott is wrong

    Ahoy! I remember when I started writing about the tidelands tax — the residents with docks on the bay were quiet. Oh, Mike Henn, it is a tax, but I agree with you on no boycott of the parade. I mentioned that once the commercial, marina and...
  • Space is calling

    Space is calling
    Students at Kline School in Costa Mesa made an especially long-distance call Thursday, first to northern Italy and then bounced by ham radio to the International Space Station. Twenty students had been prepped and handed scripts with their questions as...
  • From the Boathouse: Wear your lifejacket — when necessary

    Ahoy, and welcome to National Safe Boating Week! "Wear it! Always wear your lifejacket" is the nationwide theme for this year's National Safe Boating Council's Safe Boating Week that runs Saturday through May 24. The goal of Safe Boating Week is to...
  • From the Boathouse: Remembering a visionary vessel designer

    Ahoy! Boaters know the name and many have been aboard a DeFever yacht. Sadly, Arthur DeFever passed away last month at age 94. DeFever began his career designing fishing vessels and evolved into designing the cruising and custom yachts that we see...
  • From the Boathouse: This year in L.A., it's twice the show

    Ahoy! The Los Angeles Boat Show is underway through the weekend, and now in two locations for you to select your new or brokerage yacht. Once again, the show is back to its usual spot at the Los Angeles Convention Center. However, you can now view...
  • From the Boathouse: After taxes, a treat in the harbor

    Ahoy! April means different things to different people — like making the last minute tax-filing deadline, or the Lexus Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race — but to me, April means the Newport Boat Show. In my column last week, I mentioned how a...
  • From the Boathouse: On your marks for Ensenada

    Ahoy! The last Friday in April signifies that it's time again for the start of the annual Newport Ocean Sailing Assn.'s (NOSA) Lexus Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race. Two hundred and four sailboats among the 16 race classes are registered as of my...
  • From the Boathouse: Any old port with a low tax rate

    Ahoy! As California struggles financially and sales tax generated from boat sales is dramatically down, yet another state has taken a step to increase its sales tax revenue. Maryland's legislature voted this week to cap the state's vessel tax at $15,...
  • From the Boathouse: Seeking support for abandoned boat law

    Ahoy! News of the week is that the Recreational Boaters of California (RBOC) is encouraging boaters to support SB 122, which was introduced by Sen. Ted W. Lieu. This bill will prevent the automatic sunset of the abandoned and derelict vessel program...
  • It's a Gray Area: Our motto should be 'Make the system work'

    As everyone with any awareness realizes, life today is complicated. Nevertheless, things do seem to get done successfully, mostly because the incentives and flexibility in the private sector deliver what people need, when they need it and for an...
  • Getting published is only half the battle

    Dear sir or madam, will you read my book? It took me years to write. Will you take a look? So begins the Beatles' "Paperback Writer," a song whose lyrics take the form of a query letter by a fledgling author to a publisher. The subsequent verses nail...
  • From the Boathouse: Bidding farewell to the Professor

    Ahoy! Sad news for the angling community as the "Bass Professor" died last week, March 28, at the age of 66. Doug Hannon was at his home in Keystone, Florida, where he was recovering from neck surgery. Known as the "Bass Professor," Hannon was a...