Gangplank Marina Community Looks Forward to Post-Construction Facilities 

By Haley Murphy This article was originally published on and is reprinted with permission.  In Southwest Washington, just off the bustling boardwalk of District Wharf, where high rises and twinkling lights cast vivid reflections into the water, lives a small but invaluable waterborne community. Jason Kopp, the president of the Gangplank Slipholders Association, said […]

Oct. 7: Tour Southwest’s Floating Homes

Last Chance to Tour DC’s Floating Homes Before Wharf Grand Opening Southwest DC is gearing up for the grand opening of the Wharf, and one community of Southwesters will be dramatically transformed by the new development. On Saturday, Oct. 7, the live-aboard residents of Gangplank Marina will open their doors for the tour of floating […]

Southwest DC’s Floating Homes Open to Visitors

The redevelopment of the Southwest Waterfront is well underway, bringing lots of changes to the neighborhood… but Southwest’s live-aboard boats continue to float contentedly on the Washington Channel amid the noise and cranes. And this October 10, the community will hold its fourth home tour and welcome visitors to experience life on the water! Historically, […]

SWNA Takes the Lead, Announces Waterfront Development Task Force

Photo courtesy of Sarah Gulick. The District of Columbia does not have a governing body to coordinate and regulate waterside development along the District’s waterfront properties on the Anacostia and Potomac rivers. While the Office of Zoning regulates land development, that body has deferred to the MPDC Harbor Patrol and the Baltimore District of the […]

Tour of Floating Homes to be held in October

For the second time ever, on Saturday, Oct. 20, the floating homes of Gangplank Marina will be open to the public. The chance to tour this unique community should not be missed. The self-guided tour at Gangplank Marina takes visitors inside at least 20 of the most fun and unique homes (and offices) in Washington, DC. […]

Southwest D.C. Waterfront Boat Home Tour

On Aug. 13, our neighbors and resident liveaboards at Gangplank Marina opened up their homes to the public to show what it’s like living on the water in our nation’s capitol. All 300 tickets were sold, and proceeds from the tour were donated to the Earth Conservation Corps and the Alice Ferguson Foundation. If you […]