Supporters say liveaboards are part of island’s heritage, diversity

Plenty of longtime islanders (and a masked man on stilts*) turned out last night to urge the City Council to find a way to preserve Eagle Harbor’s liveaboard community.

“The liveaboards are part of our heritage,” said Kim Esterberg, who lives on land but has organized visits between his yacht club and the anchored-out liveaboards. “Their way of life will be lost.”

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*Never did get a chance to talk to the masked stilt man. He said not a word, and was gone in flash. He was last seen walking in Winslow with long yellow pants and an orange life preserver around his neck.