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  • 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...
  • Riverboat sold for $357,200 at Canton auction

    Riverboat sold for $357,200 at Canton auction
    A Mississippi-style riverboat tied up in Canton sold Thursday for a bid of $357,200 at an auction that drew attention from up and down the East Coast. The sale of the 140-foot Liberty Belle, which once offered dinner cruises on the Delaware River near...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • Tax hikes not popular with Gloucester supervisors

    Two things became clear at Wednesday night's budget work session of the Gloucester Board of Supervisors. The first is that proposed tax hikes are not popular with members of the Board of Supervisors. The second is that the next budget work session,...
  • From the Boathouse: Any old port with a low tax rate

    Ahoy! As California struggles financially and sales tax generated from boat sales is dramatically down, yet another state has taken a step to increase its sales tax revenue. Maryland's legislature voted this week to cap the state's vessel tax at $15,...