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  • A steady hand at the helm in turbulent times

    A steady hand at the helm in turbulent times
    With his flight delayed by wind and driving rain, Brunswick Corp. Chief Executive Dustan McCoy stood just inside a hangar at Waukegan Regional Airport and watched a tiny Cessna trying to land. The pilot finally touched down on his third try. "I've got to...
  • Jersey girl

    Jersey girl
    Jayne Miller, WBAL-TV's investigative reporter, delights in exploring environments foreign to her. An ardent traveler, she has been dazzled by the likes of East Africa, Turkey and the wild Western United States. But asked to cite her favorite travel...
  • City Council Meeting Wrap-Up

    The following is from the City Council meeting of Aug. 16. * Recognition of lifeguards Three lifeguards were honored for the rescue of passengers and a pet from a powerless motorboat and keeping the drifting boat from crashing onto Aliso Beach, a...
  • Selling sailing to the masses

    Selling sailing to the masses
    John F. Kennedy once remarked that sailing was in the blood of every American, saying that "all of us have in our veins the exact same percentage of salt in our blood that exists in the ocean. ... We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea...
  • Beach and boating in severe weather

    Boating Safety in Severe Weather Be Prepared and Alert - Always check the latest forecasts before going out on the water. - Be aware of signs that a storm is approaching: - dark, threatening clouds - a steady increase in wind speed or wave...
  • Headed to the Hall of Fame, Jobson still competing

    Headed to the Hall of Fame, Jobson still competing
    The story has been told and retold many times in the 50 years since the meeting took place. Gary Jobson was growing up on the Jersey Shore and for his 11th birthday, he had been given a Penguin dinghy of his own to take out onto Barnegat Bay. "I'm not...
  • 7 boats destroyed, 20 damaged after storms hit Monroe Harbor

    7 boats destroyed, 20 damaged after storms hit Monroe Harbor
    As many as seven boats in Monroe Harbor were reduced to flotsam and about 20 more were damaged by the heavy winds and high waves of a severe storm that tore across Lake Michigan. “It’s just frustrating,” Quentin Arnold said Thursday...
  • The Harbor Report: Sailing season is coming to a close

    No matter how much I try to ignore it, fall is here and the 2011 sailing season is winding down. That means it's time for Newport Harbor's yacht club award banquets. For me, the award nights are like the start of the holidays with all of your friends...
  • Kiawah Island, S.C.: Good, dirty fun

    Kiawah Island, S.C.: Good, dirty fun
    As I drove away from South Carolina's sea islands, I found myself saying aloud, "If I ever get to heaven, I hope it's a little bit like Kiawah." It wasn't the golf. I don't play, but I respect the five courses created by master designers, the toughest of...
  • How cruise lines took different courses when staring down a hurricane

    How cruise lines took different courses when staring down a hurricane
    Hurricane Irene wreaked havoc on travel recently, and it caused some cruise travelers to miss the boat out of San Juan, Puerto Rico. Because of the approaching storm, Carnival and Royal Caribbean cruise ships were forced to depart a few hours earlier than...
  • Bookmark: Examining the two lives of Hemingway

    Every writer has two lives: The life that contains elements common to all lives — birth and death and everything in between — and a second life. The second life is another thing entirely. It consists of the world's reaction to the writer's...