Marina Water Conservation

Dear Bertholder,                                                                              February 3, 2014 On Jan 17, 2014 the Governor of California declared a Drought State of Emergency for the State of California.  All Californians have been asked to voluntarily reduce water consumption by 10%. Please minimize your vessel washing to what is necessary to keep your vessel seaworthy … Continue reading

Planned Construction Activities – May and June 2012

May is drawing to a close and the harbor renovation has seen spectacular in-water progress over the last month, while the landside work has limped along.  Work interruptions, material delivery delays, and over optimism has become the norm for work on the harbormaster building.  As the month draws to a … Continue reading

New Marina Policies

The Recreation and Park Commission has adopted new policies for the management and operation of the San Francisco Marina Small Craft Harbor.  New Marina Rules & Regulations were adopted on April 19, 2012, which are now in effect.  Also, the Commission adopted a New Post Renovation Berthing Assignment Policy for the re-population … Continue reading

Planned Construction Activities – April 2012

Phase 2 in-water construction is currently underway.  The Contractor completed demolition or C and E Docks [those accessed off the West Mole] during the first two weeks of April.  Intense construction activities in the vicinity of the West Mole will continue throughout the month.  Work in the area will include … Continue reading

New Marina Rules, Regs, and Policies posted to the department website.

The proposed Post-Renovation Berthing Assignment Policy for the Marina West Basin and the proposed new Marina Rules and Regulations have been posted on the sfrecpark website for public review. Also, you will find the Notice of the Public Hearing pertaining to this matter and the Community Feedback Report that encapsulates the … Continue reading

Planned Construction Activities – March 2012

March is set to be an exciting month in the Marina.  Beginning March 17, the first lot of newly constructed docks and slips will be opened for boat occupancy.  During the course of the last two weeks of the month, the Harbormaster will begin directing boaters toward new, temporary slips … Continue reading

Marina Operating Policies Project Timelines Extended

As a result of overwhelming community feedback, the Marina Operating Policies Project timelines have been extended by thirty days.  As communicated in previous communications, including the Dec. 7th and Jan. 25th public meetings, a community process has been developed with a goal to engage the public and potentially affected stakeholders … Continue reading

Planned Construction Activities – February 2012

The West Harbor construction site was relatively quite during the month of January.  Crews continued work on the Harbormaster Building and subsurface utility trenching and installation on the North Jetty and around Scott Street.  Demo of the end of the West Mole was completed down to the waterline.  Demolition down … Continue reading

Rules and Regulations of The San Francisco Marina Small Craft Harbor – DRAFT 1/2012

DRAFT 01/2012 RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE SAN FRANCISCO MARINA SMALL CRAFT HARBOR   SECTION 1 – DEFINITIONS Whenever any of the words hereinafter defined are used in the Rules and Regulations, they shall be construed to mean the following: “San Francisco Marina Small Craft Harbor” shall include both the … Continue reading

San Francisco Rules and Regulations Presentation 1-17-2012

Walter K. “Tim” Timpson, Jr. CMM MarinaResource, LLC 16761 130th Way North Jupiter, FL  33478                                       (561) 744-7832 Off     (561) 951-7832 Cell                                                                 e-mail: TimTimpsonCMM@marinaresource.com January 16, 2012 The following report is an assessment of the current Marina Rules & Regulations in place at the San Francisco Small Craft Yacht … Continue reading

Planned Construction Activities, January 2012

During December the project reached a milestone with the completion of the pile driving and installation of the Phase 1 docks, the installation of the north ADA gangway the completion of the sheet pile breakwater.  The harbor office has closed for renovation and the harbor staff has be relocated temporarily … Continue reading

Planned Construction Activities, December 2011

  November in-water construction activity focused on the installation of the Phase 1 docks.  A permit amendment was granted to extend the in-water work window into the first two weeks of December so that Dutra can wrap up pile driving.  By December 15 we should see the Contractor’s barges leave … Continue reading

Planned Construction Activities, November 2011

October in-water construction activity focused on the installation of the fixed sheetpile breakwater.  Reports received so far indicate that waters are noticeably calmer in the outer harbor since the breakwater was placed.  Work on the breakwater will wrap-up by mid-November with the installation of the concrete cap. The first barge load of concrete … Continue reading

Planned Construction Activities, September 2011

The first half of September has been quiet around the SF Marina Renovation job site, but that doesn’t mean significant progress isn’t being made.  At the Kie-Con yard in Antioch, crews are working feverishly to form, pour and hand-finish the concrete dock sections that will begin arriving on-site for installation … Continue reading

The Recreation & Park Department welcomes the new Harbor Master for the Marina Yacht Harbor

The San Francisco Recreation & Park Department would like to introduce you to John Moren, our new Harbor Master at the Marina Yacht Harbor.  John is a Certified Marina Manager with a wealth of expertise in the marine industry that includes marina management and significant operations experience at marinas and … Continue reading

Planned Construction Activities, August 1 – August 31

I am sure many will be happy to hear that Phase I dredging activities concluded last week.  As previously reported, Dutra Construction secured a permit to perform dredging using 24-hour shifts.  This reduced the time that the dredge barge and scow were on site from a forecasted 3 to 4 … Continue reading

Ceremonial Plank-Pulling Marks Start of Marina West Harbor Project

*** Press Release *** Ceremonial Plank-Pulling Marks Start of Marina West Harbor Project Wood from SF Marina Project Being Donated to Tsunami-Damaged Crescent City Harbor For Immediate Release June 9, 2011 Contact: Elton Pon Phone: 415-831-2782 E-Mail: elton.pon@sfgov.org San Francisco– The first renovation of the San Francisco Marina in almost … Continue reading

Ceremonial Plank-Pulling Marks Start of Marina West Harbor Project

Wednesday, June 9, 2011 Contact:  Elton Pon Phone: 415-831-2782 E-Mail: elton.pon@sfgov.org Ceremonial Plank-Pulling Marks Start of Marina West Harbor Project Wood from SF Marina Project Being Donated to Tsunami-Damaged Crescent City Harbor San Francisco —  The first renovation of the San Francisco Marina in almost 50 years kicked off yesterday, June 8, … Continue reading

Planned Construction Activites: May 30-June 17

Below is a forecast of the upcoming construction activities related to the West Harbor renovation project: Weeks of May 30 and June 6:  Mobilization of the dredging barge and floating equipment barge,  utility capping and demolition of vacated docks along the north jetty and west of the Scott Street mole, … Continue reading