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  • '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...
  • 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....
  • Natural Perspectives: Kayaking to keep Bolsa Chica clean

    People need to clean up after getting dirty. Wetlands are no different. In olden days, storms would flush out our coastal wetlands. Before "civilization" struck, the only debris out there was natural and decomposable. Not any more. These days, the Bolsa...
  • Report released on young sailor Constants' death

    Report released on young sailor Constants' death
    CORRECTION: The following article about the accidental sailing death of 14-year-old Olivia Constants contains incorrect information. Her trapeze harness got caught on the trapeze wire that sailors use to prevent the boat from tipping, according to John...
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap: 'Move Goat'

    'The Amazing Race' recap: 'Move Goat'
    Remember last week when the teams carried their beds into a remote Malawi village? They then slept in private huts. Enjoy this moment from Ernie: "Home sweet home. Got my mosquito netting, just like at home. Got my straw roof, just like at home."...
  • Cops save woman from Lake Michigan: 'This is what these guys train for'

    Cops save woman from Lake Michigan: 'This is what these guys train for'
    Chicago Police Marine Unit officers had just finished a training dive several miles out on Lake Michigan when they got a call about a woman who had made it out to the locks separating the Chicago River from Lake Michigan. Still in their diving suits, the...
  • Kauai's close-up: Taking a 'Descendants' tour of Hawaii

    Kauai's close-up: Taking a 'Descendants' tour of Hawaii
    More than 100 movies have been filmed on the island of Kauai. But in most of them, the Garden Isle stands in for someplace else. In the iconic "South Pacific," Kauai is the mythical tropical paradise Bali Hai. In "Jurassic Park," it's an island off the...
  • The Harbor Report: My meeting with two boat-making legends

    The Harbor Report: My meeting with two boat-making legends
    While walking the docks this week, I learned that quality produces quantity. As I was showing a boat, I was introduced to one of my prospect's friends, Mike Howarth. As our conversion progressed, I quickly learned that Mike knew a whole lot more about...
  • Parejas del sur de Florida se salvan de tragedia de crucero. Ya hay seis muertos

    Parejas del sur de Florida se salvan de tragedia de crucero. Ya hay seis muertos
    Tres parejas del sur de Florida dicen que tuvieron la suerte de salir vivos despu├ęs de nadar montados en botes salva vidas luego de que el crucero italiano terminara completamente ladeado tras chocar contra rocas cerca a la isla de Gliglio. Vinimos a...
  • Taking a step toward boating safety

    Taking a step toward boating safety
    John Martino was not pleased when he saw where organizers of this year's New York Boat Show had stuck his booth inside the cavernous Javits Center earlier this month. He was in a distant corner, far enough from the main flow of foot traffic that he...