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That's really what this blog has been about since it began. The focus has always been (and will continue to be) on things that happen in and on the water that surrounds our Island city. But this time, your Maritime Report is about water itself.
I don't know anything that we take for granted as much as water. (Not even air, which we notice when it's cold, or foggy, or smoggy, or completely clear.) You turn on the faucet, and there it is, clear and clean and ready for whatever you want to do with it. Read more >> about The Maritime Report: Water
"Summertime, and the livin' is easy..." Except it's the second week of January, and in spite of the warm weather, sailing events really slow down this time of year. Still, there are some races happening on the estuary during the winter months. Read more >> about The Maritime Report: The coming Fiasco
Saturday was a cold, clear night, and a pretty good breeze was blowing down the Oakland/Alameda Estuary, too. But that didn't keep the lighted boats from entertaining spectators on both the Alameda and Oakland waterfronts in this year's Lighted Yacht Parade! Read more >> about The Maritime Report: Lighted Yacht Parade pix