Archive for June, 2015

Cheaper than Divorce

from Sandy’s Log: On the starting evening of the 2015 Marina del Rey boat show after everyone finished getting set up, Richard and I were visiting with other boaters and friends. Mike Z, one of Richard’s former students, was telling us why he and his wife decided to get into boating. It was really pretty […]

One Thing I’ll Never Buy Again

from Sandy’s Log: Sometimes it only takes a second to change the way you look at things. One day as Richard and I were leaving Ralph’s grocery store, we passed the flower counter. Out of nowhere Richard says “that’s one thing I’ll never buy again”. I had no idea what he was referring to. What […]

An Unforgettable Summer- Charting Your Course

It would be hard to think of a season more suited to yachting than summer! Living in Southern California, we are right next to the Pacific Ocean, yet most of us spend little to no time exploring these waters, especially once we become adults. This summer, why not enjoy time together with your friends in […]

Goodbye Vesper

from Sandy’s Log: May 30, 2015 was a big day in Yachts4Fun’s history. We said goodbye to Vesper (SeaRay Express Cruiser). Richard and his newest first mate, Nick, escorted Vesper’s new owners on a 4 hour ride up the coast to her new home in Ventura. Richard, Dan & Mitzie For many of you who know […]

The Woman Behind The Man

Most people who know Yachts4Fun know Richard, but they don’t know the woman behind Yachts4Fun. Richard and I have been together since before Yachts4Fun and Vesper were glimmers in his eye. I’ve been with him every step of the way, cheering him on. I know all the Captains, crew, students, brokers, dock masters, insurance agents, buyers, […]

An Introduction to Power Boating – How to Get Certified

Getting out on the open water as the captain of your own powerboat is an amazing feeling. And it’s a lot easier to do than you might think! Becoming nationally certified is easy with an experienced teacher at your side. Yachts4Fun is one of the few powerboat certification courses available on the west coast, which […]