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  • One Direction cause a stir in South Beach

    One Direction cause a stir in South Beach
    All work and no play makes for one dull vacay. Luckily, the boys from One Direction got some R&R on a lavish yacht before heading to a Miami Beach studio on Wednesday. According to the Daily Mirror, the British boy band - who play two sold-out...
  • Doing business with Dad

    Doing business with Dad
    Dad does get the job done, whether he's the boss, employee or co-worker, according to the sons and daughters who work along side their fathers in South Florida. Regardless of his role on the job, a snapshot of businesses where Dad and the kids work...
  • Reporter's Notebook: Bitten by a water bug

    Reporter's Notebook: Bitten by a water bug
    I've never had a good relationship with the sea, or really any large body of water where I could drown. But then I heard about the Moonlight Kayaking tours offered at the Newport Aquatic Center in Newport Beach. I can't tread water, but at 23 I...
  • The Harbor Report: Trophy brings back memories of a friend

    The Harbor Report: Trophy brings back memories of a friend
    Every so often, I find a favorable wind shift and pull a rabbit out of my hat. This last weekend, it was my turn to get lucky and win the 2013 Lorin Weiss Series sailed in Harbor 20s out of the Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club. Lorin Weiss was a very good...
  • Sailing developing as high school sport

    Almost every Saturday morning from March to mid-May, sailboats can be seen racing through the water at the Norfolk Yacht Club. Jumping from one side of the boat to the other, and ducking as the sails swing over their heads, high school students do their...
  • FloriDUH: Worm loses woman in messy love triangle

    FloriDUH: Worm loses woman in messy love triangle
    Another messy love triangle. This time it looks like early boater got the first worm. A Stock Island man told deputies a man he only knows as 'Worm' went by his boat on a dinghy in Boca Chica Channel on Saturday morn while yelling profanities to him....
  • The Harbor Report: The man below the Duffy

    The Harbor Report: The man below the Duffy
    This week, I had the chance to meet with Gerardo Martinez, the service manager at the Duffy Electric Boat Company, located at 2439 West Coast Highway. Gerardo has been an employee of Duffy boats for 16 years. When I walked in and introduced myself, I...
  • Sailboat towed from beach [corrected]

    Sailboat towed from beach [corrected]
    A 36-foot Catalina sailboat that ran aground off near south Main Beach Sunday afternoon has been towed from the shoreline by a tractor, according to Laguna Beach police. "Lifeguards eventually worked with Laguna Beach public works officials to get the...
  • Baltimore bid to host Volvo Ocean Race in final review

    Baltimore bid to host Volvo Ocean Race in final review
    Volvo Ocean Race officials will visit Baltimore on Monday to evaluate a bid to host the only U.S. stop of the 2014-2015 edition of the round-the-world contest known as the Super Bowl of sailing. Volvo officials are expected to begin announcing the ports...
  • Sailboat towed from beach

    Sailboat towed from beach
    A 36-foot Catalina sailboat that ran aground earlier in the week was temporarily parked in the sand at the north end of Main Beach as of Thursday. On Monday the Why Knot, which ran aground near south Main Beach, was towed from the shoreline, according...
  • J. Dennis Carper, marina owner

    J. Dennis Carper, marina owner
    J. Dennis Carper, a Baltimore County marina owner and yacht builder who was a decorated World War II veteran, died of stroke and dementia complications Dec. 25 at his Essex home. He was 91. Born near New Castle, Va., he worked on the family farm at...