Funeral Directors! Join us for a FREE Cruise on San Diego Bay


Catered event with wine and beer bar.
Aboard our 65′ Yacht


If all goes well, we’ll have a sail-by from the Amazing Grace with a celebratory cannon shoot!

Amazing Grace

1. Call us at 858-277-2799 to register or sign up here:
2. Mark your calendars – May 28th – Wednesday – 6pm – 8pm
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2014 Bay Cruise Info

Join Us Aboard our Newest 90′ Yacht – Wed 10-10-12


Join Us for a Free Event Wed 10-10-12 starting at 5:30 pm

Attention San Diego Funeral Directors:

We have been given the go- ahead to invite our colleagues to the Open-House event on our beautiful 90′ yacht – available now to serve your family groups of up to 130 for attended scatterings at sea. 

This is great news for families, since we are able to offer this yacht at a significantly lower cost than the other big name yachts in San Diego Harbor…

FREE: There is no cost for this event, but space is limited.
The event is on-board, but we’ll be dockside, serving food catered by Buckboard Catering. There will be drinks as well as beer provided by Coronado Brewery.You are going to LOVE this boat! Join us and we’ll give you a personal tour 🙂

WHEN: Wednesday Evening October 10, 2012 starting at 5:30 p.m.
WHERE:  San Diego Harbor – We will email you directions and more details after your RSVP.

Please email or call Anya or Ken 619-520-9550 as soon as possible if you would like to attend! We will have to close the guest list when it reached 30 as there will be other attendees invited by the Yacht owner.

You can also RSVP on Facebook: Or request an invite via Evite.


Bud’s Last Fishing Trip


Every once in a while we receive a very specific request. Bud’s final wishes were for his ashes to be scattered at his favorite fishing spot, Alijos Rocks. Alijos Rocks is located in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of lower Baja California – a several day journey by boat from San Diego, California, our home port. Surely this would be an expensive trip for the family, and not very comfortable. We made a few phone calls, however, and soon Bud was on his way…

It turns out that Bud has gone fishing on a long range fishing vessel departing out of San Diego Harbor – the Red Rooster III. The Charter Master offered to take Bud out on their next trip to Alijos Rocks. He suggested we even send along a photo and they would post it on the information board so that everyone could remember Bud on the trip. They even offered to take a few photos and send them via email when they returned.

The captain, crew, and charter master, Sonny, of the Red Rooster III could not have been more accommodating for this request. We placed Bud’s ashes (cremains) inside a biodegradable urn, gave a laminated photo to the Charter Master, Sonny, and said goodbye to Bud on September 30, 2011 as the Red Rooster III left the dock.

Dorado and Bud

Paying Tribute to Bud via Dorado (Mahi Mahi)

The email we received when the Red Rooster III returned was a great tribute to Bud. We cannot thank the captain, Charter Master, crew, and fishermen on board the trip enough for helping this family fulfill Bud’s last wishes.

Fishing Trip Honors Bud

The Whole Fishing Trip Pays Honor to Bud

Here’s the letter we received from Sonny on the Red Rooster III:

We decided to place Bud’s ashes at the  “23 Fathom Spot”.

Lat: 25 14.2011  Lon: 112 49.0020. 10/3/2011 @ 8am. We all stopped fishing to have a moment of silence for a fellow fisherman named “Bud”. I showed everyone his picture and then told them what an honor it was to help Bud go where the fish were biting. We all knew he was happy at this spot and said good bye. Fishing was epic after the service.(Over 175 yellowtail,20 tuna, and 75 dorado after the service!) We kept his picture in the galley for the day to remind us he was still fishing too. Thanks for letting me be of service. Sonny

No, Sonny, we thank YOU!

Ken & Anya Shortridge
Ashes on the Sea