| Jul 25, 2011
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...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 2:50 PM
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...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 4:33 PM
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...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 3:40 PM
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...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 6:24 PM
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...
| Oct 15, 2011
| 12:26 PM
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.
| Oct 20, 2011
| 7:04 PM
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...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 10:42 PM
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...
| Sep 11, 2011
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...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 8:50 AM
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...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 6:41 PM
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...