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  • The Harbor Report: A cub reporter at America's Cup

    Years ago, I was a bartender, and on Monday nights, a fat lady would come in and sing "Ebb Tide" to close the night's karaoke and the bar. After watching the Kiwis dominate Oracle Team USA in three of four races last Saturday and Sunday at the America's...
  • Postcard from a day with Oracle at the America's Cup

    Postcard from a day with Oracle at the America's Cup
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Having written about Oracle at various points over the last decade means I have also followed founder Larry Ellison's obsessive pursuit of the America's Cup.  The race has always been there in the very distant background, until...
  • Big boats, big price tags

    Big boats, big price tags
    In an empty Lido Marina Village office space, Duncan McIntosh has assembled his boat show preparation essentials: a coffee maker, creamer and sugar. "All the stuff that'll probably kill you," he said with a laugh. McIntosh has organized the yacht...
  • Q&A with U.S. Sailing's Gary Jobson on the America's Cup

    Q&A with U.S. Sailing's Gary Jobson on the America's Cup
    Legendary Annapolis-based sailor Gary Jobson played a key role as the tactician on Ted Turner's Courageous, which won the America's Cup in 1977. The Baltimore Sun recently interviewed Jobson, now the president of U.S. Sailing and a member of its Hall of...
  • Travel crystal ball: Websites advising when to buy tickets

    Travel crystal ball: Websites advising when to buy tickets
    They're the questions that vex leisure travelers across regions, languages, origins and destinations: When will I find the best fare? Should I buy that plane ticket now or wait? Websites are increasingly responding to these universal questions with...
  • More for Your Money: Getting the best airfares

    More for Your Money: Getting the best airfares
    It's difficult to know when to buy an airline ticket and when to wait. Some sites offer to guide you on the timing of your purchase. I recently examined the fare prognostication tools used by Kayak and Bing, which advise travelers whether to buy plane...
  • Rise and fall of airfares

     Rise and fall of airfares
    In the last Travel Mechanic column, I examined the fare prognostication tools used by Kayak and Bing, which advise travelers whether to buy plane tickets while searching those websites or to wait. Both sites use data from scores of past searches to...
  • Washington's tranquil Shaw is an island of blessings

    Washington's tranquil Shaw is an island of blessings
    SHAW ISLAND, Wash. - This island isn't all about nuns, but you'll be hard-pressed to avoid the topic. Especially if you're driving too fast on that first hairpin curve just up from the ferry dock, and you meet the prioress rounding the corner in her...
  • Youth sports: Figuring out if your child is safe, tired of it [video]

    Youth sports: Figuring out if your child is safe, tired of it [video]
    Participating in youth sports can be a deep passion for families, but it also appears to be taking a toll on young athletes. Parents, if you've played chauffeur, calendar coordinator and cheerleading squad for your kids, you know how taxing their athletic...
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap, 'Be Safe and Don't Hit a Cow'

    I'm filling in for your regular recapper, Janell. I'm usually on b's dance show beat, covering "Dancing with the Stars" and "So You Think You Can Dance." This show is pairs of people doing things that are uncomfortable, so how different can it be? Seven...
  • 'Boardwalk Empire' recap, 'Blue Bell Boy'

    'Boardwalk Empire' recap, 'Blue Bell Boy'
    "He went to the cellar, to draw a little beer; And quickly did return, to say there was none there." -- "Blue Bell Boy," traditional nursery rhyme "Blue Bell Boy" is a stripped-down, brilliant episode of "Boardwalk Empire." Outside of Nucky's immediate...