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Channel Islands Maritime Museum Receives Generous Gift of Rare Napoleonic Era Prisoner of War Ship Model

The Channel Islands Maritime Museum (CIMM) is thrilled to announce the gift to the Museum of a rare Napoleonic Prisoner of War bone ship model. The model joins and becomes a new highlight in the Museum’s latest permanent exhibit, “Sailors & Prisoners,” which presents a variety of sailors’ arts, including bone ship models, scrimshaw, and…

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Sea Lions Assembling at Harbor Entrance; Visitors Should View with Caution

Sea lions are a part of the fabric of any marine environment. Whether you are on the water or landside at the Channel Islands Harbor, sea lions aren’t hard to find with your eyes – or ears. Recently dozens of sea lions have snuggled up to a portion of sand just inside north jetty at…

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Michael Tripp named as Channel Islands Harbor Director

Michael Tripp has been named as the new Channel Islands Harbor Director. The appointment was made by County Executive Officer Mike Powers and follows a nationwide recruitment. “As Director, Michael will be working with his talented team at the Harbor to collaborate with our business partners to create a robust harbor economy, work with the residents…

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Ventura County Harbor Department Issues Request for Proposal for Anacapa Boatyard Parcel

The Ventura County Harbor Department issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) to redevelop a Channel Islands Harbor parcel where the Anacapa Boatyard is currently operating. Applicants seeking to develop the parcel should be able to do so more efficiently because of the department’s recently completed Harbor Visioning Process. The RFP can be downloaded here: https://www.channelislandsharbor.org/reports-publications/…

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Ventura County Harbor Department Issues Request for Proposal For Whale’s Tail Parcel

The Ventura County Harbor Department issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) to redevelop a Channel Islands Harbor parcel where the popular, upscale Whale’s Tail restaurant formerly operated. Harbor Department Director Mark Sandoval said RFP applicants seeking to develop the parcel should be able to do so more efficiently because of the department’s recently completed Harbor…

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805 Night Market To Feature More than 40 Food Options

An open-air night market aimed at families and foodies will feature more than 40 food vendors and nearly 50 craft vendors. The 805 Night Market, scheduled from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, September 11 at Harbor View Park at the Channel Islands Harbor, will also feature live entertainment, a children’s play area, and…

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