by Barry Evans
After a seven year absence, condo-cruise ship The World is back with us for the weekend. According to wikipedia, the 44,000-ton, 644-foot ship is owned by its 160 or so residents. The ship has 165 apartments, studio apartments and studios, including 88 "guest suites" rented out on short-term basis, as in a traditional cruise ship. Here's her stern...
A couple of tenders shuttled the good folks between their floating home (now moored opposite the Del Norte pier) and the F Street dock. Hope they're tired of sun--they didn't get any today. Here's one of the tenders loading/unloading its human cargo. Kayak for scale :-)
He/She/It leaves Humboldt Bay Sunday evening.
Charlie did not get involved--he stayed well out of the way at the municipal marina.
Other local happenings: Healy Bros. Building Spiffed