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  • Optimism is high as boat show opens

    As the 28th Palm Beach International Boat Show opened Thursday, organizers were upbeat about expectations, noting that exhibits were sold out and advance ticket sales were up about 12 percent from last year. For many exhibitors, strong buyer interest at...
  • 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...
  • Hampton Roads fishing report for Thursday, March 28

    Buckroe Fishing Pier (727-1486): The pier will hold its 2013 fishing season grand opening Monday, April 1. Thereafter, the pier will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, except when there are severe weather warnings in effect. Kayak fishing (by...
  • Bill Miller's fund is beating the market once more

    Bill Miller's fund is beating the market once more
    During the depth of the 2008 financial crisis when Bill Miller's funds were in free fall, a colleague advised him to get a dog. "I needed to change my luck," said the Legg Mason money manager, famous for beating the market 15 years in a row. "I reasoned...
  • Sailing toward the future

    For 20 children from the Oak View community in Huntington Beach, getting to sail in 4-foot boats at the Newport Sea Base is a once in a lifetime opportunity. Since June, they learned how to tie different types of knots, learned essential boating...
  • Humpback whales spotted off coast of Ocean City

    Humpback whales spotted off coast of Ocean City
    The ocean is full of life and if you’re lucky you get to see it when you visit the shore. Some parasailers in Ocean City got very lucky last Sunday when they spotted a humpback whale playing in the water below them. “The boats were in the...
  • Boating bounces back — with luxury appeal as well

    Boating bounces back — with luxury appeal as well
    On a breezy, sunny day, the waters of the Chesapeake Bay are a beautiful, wild place. White-capped waves hide the teeming life below the surface as shifting winds keep boaters on their toes. Sailboats keel over with each gust of wind, and powerboats...
  • Women prepare to fight mega-yacht decision

    Women prepare to fight mega-yacht decision
    Two Newport Beach residents hope to stop the arrival of two large yachts slated to moor temporarily in the open harbor area in front of their homes next month. When the boat owners independently asked to anchor in the newly dredged waterfront, Newport...
  • Residents fight 'mega-yachts' in Newport Beach

    Two Newport Beach residents hope to stop the arrival of two large yachts slated to moor temporarily in the open harbor area in front of their homes next month. When the boat owners independently asked to anchor in the newly dredged waterfront, Newport...
  • Rick Caruso faces fight against his mega-yacht in Newport Harbor

    Rick Caruso faces fight against his mega-yacht in Newport Harbor
    Two Newport Beach residents hope to stop the arrival of two large yachts -- including one owned by Americana on Brand developer Rick Caruso -- slated to moor temporarily in the open harbor area in front of their homes next month. When the boat owners...
  • Riverboat auction drawing attention up and down coast

    Riverboat auction drawing attention up and down coast
    Potential bidders for a Mississippi-style riverboat that once offered dinner cruises on the Delaware River near Philadelphia are scheduled to arrive this week from up and down the East Coast for a dockside auction in Canton. The 140-foot Liberty Belle...