| Feb 18, 2012
| 12:04 PM
Robert Tomkies raced yachts in his native New Zealand, with a reputation respectable enough to be hired to work for a fellow named Ted Turner. But as Tomkies' dreams grew, so did his family, until he figured that he had to do something else to take care...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 9:13 AM
One can hardly blame the boating public for feeling a bit of sticker shock at news that the Maryland Department of Natural Resources wants to triple registration fees for most boaters. The recession has hit the boating industry hard, gas prices are up,...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 6:49 PM
Organizers have canceled the 2012 Bumper Bash, a rowdy annual summer boat gathering in the Magothy River near the privately owned Dobbins Island.
"Due to pending legislation and heavy political pressures, we feel it best to drop back and get things on...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 4:48 PM
A 14-year-old Annapolis sailing student who died during lessons in the Severn River was remembered Friday as a much-loved teenager who enjoyed sailing with her family and playing soccer on a high school team.
Investigators said Olivia Constants was...
| Jul 2, 2011
| 1:37 PM
Since she was a kid, Caitlin Barry has been watching the Fourth of July fireworks from the same place: the middle of Annapolis harbor.
"We do it every year," said the 26-year-old Annapolitan. "My brothers and I come back from wherever we are and go out...
| Jul 2, 2011
| 12:34 PM
Joe Wilkerson's grandfather got him into the sport, which he sees as a riddle he needs to solve. Ryan Ingall felt at home — but still found an outlet for his competitive spirit — on the water.
The two Christopher Newport students love...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 3:20 PM
Sailors and boating enthusiasts crowded Chicago’s harbors today for the Chicago Yacht Club’s Race to Mackinac, where 355 boats began racing to Michigan’s Mackinac Island.
In its 103rd year, the oldest freshwater race in the world drew...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 5:43 PM
When the captain of a Chicago Water Taxi headed for Chinatown from downtown this morning saw a small wave near a riverwall, she did a double-take.
“I said, ‘Is that a person in the water?’” said Ragna Russo, captain of the...
| 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...