Emerald Bay

Emerald Bay is a beautiful stretch of beach with 100 moorings on the west end of Catalina near Two Harbors. The Boy Scouts of America operates Camp Emerald Bay at Johnsons [...]

Goat Harbor

Goat Harbor is about halfway between Avalon and Two Harbors.   It’s a U-shaped harbor about a half mile wide.  The  beach is very rocky so wear some flip flops.  There [...]

Rippers Cove

Ripper’s cove offers excellent anchorage.  I’ve stayed there plenty of times and it’s one of my favorite places on the island.  It’s well protected [...]


Avalon is a great weekend get-away if you live in Southern California.  Whether you want to scuba dive, sample great food, or just drink at Luau Larry’s there is no [...]

Two Harbors

Two Harbors is one of my favorite places on the island.  It has plenty of moorings and showcases the quiet and relaxed way to enjoy island life.  If Avalon is a bit too [...]