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Source: WSJ — 

This week, The Wall Street Journal’s Mansion section is rolling out our special waterfront issue. Check out stories like this one on why island living isn’t always a breeze, or this one a Wisconsin couple who built a lake house with panoramic water views—plus many more. 

Petra and Alex Higby met when Mr. Higby, a professional sailor, was in San Francisco for the America’s Cup. For their new home, the Higbys skipped choppy waves for the balmy waters of Belvedere Lagoon, a body of water located along the coast of Richardson Bay in Marin County, Calif.