Local Businessman Invests in Marina Del Rey-Catalina Ferry After Wife Misses Last San Pedro Ferry
“Research told us,” comments Hoffman, “that a third of Catalina visitors, mostly Westside and San Fernando Valley residents, plus LA visitors staying near LAX, found the drive to
After leasing ferries for three years, they decided to commission a passenger ferry specifically built to handle the Catalina channel smoothly. Hoffman comments, “The new vessel, Marina Flyer, is the first of its kind, constructed of light but strong aerospace materials. This stable, new hydrofoil-assisted catamaran is fast, efficiently powered by waterjets.”
Designed to store luggage on the main deck, rather than the hold, Marina Flyer’s passengers carry their luggage right onto and off the boat. As a result, Catalina visitors can begin their precious vacation up to an hour quicker than competing services using conveyor unloading. Hoffman proudly remarked, “We can usually get a boat loaded or unloaded in less than ten minutes.” Bikers and kayakers are delighted they can bring both aboard the Catalina Ferries for a minimal charge. The friendly crew assists on and off-loading recreation gear as well as luggage.
Many school, youth YMCA and scout groups frequent Catalina camps year-round. Year after year, anxious parents worry whether their children arrived safely at Catalina, or exact time of their
Beginning mid-June, a Two Harbors “day trip” will be available most days. Taking this 4-6 hour roundtrip excursion allows those spending a few days in Avalon the perfect opportunity for lunch and fun at “the other Catalina.” Just 11 beautiful miles from Avalon, Two Harbors is perfect for hiking, swimming, kayaking, diving, boating, beach BBQ’s, even dancing to a live band or DJ. Don’t miss tasting their “world-famous” Buffalo Milk cocktail!
The Catalina-Marina Del Rey Flyer now offers this stress-reducing alternative to the Westside and the Valley, and can eliminate the call, “Honey, I missed the ferry. I’m stuck on the 405 again!” Departing from
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