The Dana Point Boaters Association is the champion of recreational boating and the jewel that is
Dana Point Harbor.


Dear Dana Point Boaters,

As you know, the boater Plaintiffs have proceeded with the Appeal of the Summary Judgment regarding the excessive slip fees being charged in Dana Point marina. (The lower court Judge had tried to short-circuit the lawsuit by finding that boaters were not beneficiaries of the lease of the Marina, even though the Marina was built specifically for the boaters.) There are four experienced attorneys working on the appeal for the boaters. All the initial documents necessary to perfect the appeal have been filed. Counsel is presently putting together the document record for the three-member panel of appellate judges. The record is extensive and may result in considerable expense.


Once the record is prepared, Briefs will be prepared and filed. Click here for a copy of the docket.


Thanks to all of you who have contributed to the legal fund to date. It is greatly appreciated. It is crunch time, though, and we need additional donations to fund the Appeal. Please donate today by clicking here. Funds are required to get across the finish line.


On a sad note, Wayne Addison, one of the founders of S.O.S. (Save our Slips), passed away last week. He and George Hughes were big supporters and cheerleaders of grassroots efforts to keep boating affordable in Dana Point. A long-time boater in the Dana Point Marina, Wayne was an avid and experienced sailor and a member of the Dana West Yacht Club. A proud U.S. Marine veteran, he retired and took “live-aboard” status on his sailboat some years ago. Wayne was a dedicated and articulate advocate for boater’s rights. Wayne will be missed, but his spirit remains to root us on. Keep Wayne in your prayers, and his passion in your hearts. We all need to continue the good fight!


Dana Point Boaters Association thanks you for your help and dedication to improving our home port marina experience. Feel free to fly your I'm All In Flag (special class legal fund donation.)

Legal Endeavors are Expensive

Lastly, legal endeavors are expensive, and we appreciate all who have donated to our legal fund.

Please consider doing so today. If you haven't donated, consider an ongoing monthly donation by clicking the box "Make this a monthly donation," click here. These legal costs keep mounting as we continue moving forward with the Class Action Lawsuit. Your information will always remain private. Or, donation by mail by clicking on the image to the right.

In the meantime, please continue to submit your comments on slip rate increases and other subjects by Click Here.
All donations are private and your identity will never be shared

Your Dana Point Boaters Association Directors, Advisors, and Advocacy Members Thanks You For Your Support!

From: Anne Eubanks, President | (949) 485-5656 | Email Us! | #DPBA Website

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