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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Navigating the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show if you're a family

    Navigating the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show if you're a family
    How do you keep spouses and kids happy at the boat show? You go where you know they'll see things that they like. If you're serious about buying a boat, but they're not interested in the process, leave the negotiations for another day. You and the family...