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  • Toy Boat store's finances adrift

    Toy Boat store's finances adrift
    The large red, white and blue drum with the word "toys" lit in large, neon orange letters is hard to miss. The distinctive metal sign is rusting, its paint chipping after some 50 years of being hung above the entrance of the Corona del Mar storefront....
  • Co-founder of Schock boat-building company dies

    Co-founder of Schock boat-building company dies
    The matriarch of one of Newport Harbor's legendary maritime families has died. Lido Isle resident Betty Schock, who started the Schock boat-building and sales company with her husband, W.D. "Bill" Schock, in 1946 died July 23. She was 91. On any given...
  • Tips on fishing in Ocean City

    Tips on fishing in Ocean City
    Fishing has always been big in Ocean City. In its simplest form, it is the ultimate way to do something without really doing anything. There are also some pretty skilled anglers in O.C., like those joining next week's annual White Marlin Open (Aug. 6-10)...
  • 'Cash mob' infuses Toy Boat store with shoppers, money

    'Cash mob' infuses Toy Boat store with shoppers, money
    A Los Angeles radio host’s “cash mob” held Tuesday at Toy Boat Toy Boat Toy Boat drew hundreds of shoppers to the store, which had been in danger of closing at the end of business Tuesday because of financial pressures. “I’...
  • Bring the boats back to Maryland by capping the excise tax

    Bring the boats back to Maryland by capping the excise tax
    The General Assembly has an opportunity this year to give a big boost to Maryland's struggling marine industry while also generating additional tax revenues for the fund responsible for upkeep and improvements to the region's waterways. It's time us to...
  • Bailing out yachts?

    Bailing out yachts?
    One of the great summer pleasures that comes with living in Maryland is the opportunity to get on a boat and paddle, motor or sail your way around the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries. Few places in the U.S. are better suited for boating, and the state'...
  • The Harbor Report: Harbor is like a fine wine

    This Labor Day weekend I climbed aboard my 1983 Schwinn Traveler bicycle and set out on a different type of harbor cruise. Words that came to mind on this hot summer day, as I pedaled from Huntington Beach to Newport, were working waterfront facilities,...
  • Classic Wooden Boat Rendezvous and Race has a timeless appeal

    Classic Wooden Boat Rendezvous and Race has a timeless appeal
    Rick Carrion has never met Lin and Larry Pardey, but the retired high school science teacher from Cecil County and the couple who met in California and have spent the past six decades not staying put share a special passion for sailing in general and...
  • 'Survivor Philippines' premiere recap, 'Survivor smacked me in the chops'

    'Survivor Philippines' premiere recap, 'Survivor smacked me in the chops'
    The crazy is coming out early this season. We're back for the 25th season of "Survivor." Really? 25th? That makes me feel old. Anyways, the twist this year is they've brought back players who had to be removed from the game for medical reasons. When...
  • Best places to kayak near Baltimore

    Best places to kayak near Baltimore
    Though it's been a recreational sport since the mid-1800s, kayaking is currently enjoying a major moment in the sun — or shade, as the case may be. The Baltimore region is home to dozens of kayaking clubs and groups, each full of friendly...
  • Maryland boat sales drop while national market improves

    Maryland boat sales drop while national market improves
    The maritime economy hasn't been shipshape in the city that calls itself "America's Sailing Capital." The doldrums that becalmed the national powerboat and sailboat industry four years ago did not spare Annapolis — or the two boat shows that have...