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  • The Harbor Report: Some observations along the waterfront

    It's time for my spring Harbor Observation Report. And, yes, I am for hire. I took my standard route this week by starting out at the Newport Harbor Shipyard. I then looked out over Z mark from the Windward Sailing Club, walked through Lido Village,...
  • Abby Sunderland revisits her sailing adventure and ordeal in 'Wild Eyes'

    Abby Sunderland revisits her sailing adventure and ordeal in 'Wild Eyes'
    Abby Sunderland is sitting barefoot aboard her brother's boat in Marina del Rey on a recent morning, her blond hair fluttering in the light breeze. The only physical evidence of the five months she traveled by herself at sea before her sailboat rolled...
  • The Harbor Report: Rapid recession hit boating industry hard

    This column is the last of a three-part series reviewing the history of boatbuilding in Costa Mesa. "I never noticed an industry fall so fast and so complete," Roger MacGregor, founder of MacGregor Yacht Co., recalled. The year was 1980 and the screws...
  • A show that lifts all boaters

    A show that lifts all boaters
    NEWPORT BEACH — When driving down Newport Boulevard toward Lido Marina Village, the bright white finish off hundreds of yachts beckons for a closer look. If you're up for getting a glimpse at how accommodating life on the water can be, or you have...
  • The perfect day in Ocean City

    The perfect day in Ocean City
    Breathtaking sunsets, sweet salt air, boardwalk confections and fun in the sun — Ocean City has it all. Long regarded by those in the know as a best bet when it comes to taking the family to the beach, Ocean City, recently received the...
  • 'Clearheaded' woman rescues husband, boating pals

    'Clearheaded' woman rescues husband, boating pals
    With a storm blowing in from the west, Mary Kovats looked east over Lake Michigan, counting the boats as they came in to Montrose Harbor. One. Two. Soon five, maybe six came back. But not her husband’s. Peter Kovats was celebrating his 62nd...
  • South Florida has a boat ride and celebrity gossip for every taste

    South Florida has a boat ride and celebrity gossip for every taste
    MIAMI — We've got boat rides. We've got paddlewheelers and pirate ships, air boats and catamarans. Speedboats, glass-bottom boats, schooners, yachts and purpose-built tour boats. We've got fast rides, slow rides and hop-on, hop-off boat tours...
  • May 27: Midday Fix - Boat Buying Tips

    May 27: Midday Fix - Boat Buying Tips
    Buying A Boat Tips: Ask the right questions When thinking about what is the best boat for you and your family, start by asking: "What do I want to do on my boat?" "Who's coming with me?" and "Where do I want to go?" The answers will help identify the...
  • Sunday Chicago Tribune coupons and ad deals June 5

    Sunday Chicago Tribune coupons and ad deals June 5
    It's a good coupon week, people, after no coupons last week. Here's a preview of the ads and deals found in the June 5 Sunday Chicago Tribune. One of my favorite deals is Batter Blaster pancake spray for $1.99 a can at Dominick's, after printable coupon....
  • City Lights: Sailing through program to teach

    Robyn Monroe considers sailing a character-developing activity for kids, one that encourages teamwork, courage and responsibility. And she can provide at least two examples. The first is a boy, about 9 or 10, who attended the Huntington Beach Sailing...
  • The Harbor Report: Some perspectives on the boat market

    Whenever I start up a conversation with someone from around the harbor, the first question I am normally asked is, "How is the boat market?" Early in 2011, it's looking like we are coming off the starting line in good shape. While attending the...