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  • Epic's debut lives up to name

    Epic's debut lives up to name
    Norwegian Cruise Line's long-anticipated Epic has finally arrived, and it rocks. Long an industry innovator with a list of firsts that includes the first alternate-dining restaurant at sea and a secluded complex of luxury villas atop the ship, NCL yet...
  • Norwegian Epic's debut lives up to name

    Norwegian Epic's debut lives up to name
    Norwegian Cruise Line's long-anticipated Epic has finally arrived, and it rocks. Long an industry innovator with a list of firsts that includes the first alternate-dining restaurant at sea and a secluded complex of luxury villas atop the ship, NCL yet...
  • Port of Call Spotlight: Cruise Lines' Private Islands

    Port of Call Spotlight: Cruise Lines' Private Islands
    It was an idea pioneered by NCL several decades ago: offer cruise passengers a beach day on a private island (Great Stirrup Cay in the Bahamas' Berry Islands). The idea took hold and now a number of cruise lines (Costa, Disney, Holland America, Princess...
  • William F. Buckley Jr., 82; author and founder of modern conservative movement

    William F. Buckley Jr., 82; author and founder of modern conservative movement
    William F. Buckley Jr., the columnist, novelist, television talk show host and tireless intellectual who founded the modern conservative movement and was its articulate voice for nearly six decades, died Wednesday. He was 82. Buckley, who had been ill...
  • Clubs to race the open seas

    The Newport Harbor Yacht Club will defend its title at the fifth annual Corinthian Cup Regatta, a two-day event this weekend expected to draw more than 100 participants in four, one-design sailboat classes. NHYC won the trophy for the main event last...
  • Mesa Musings: Sail away with his lectures

    Is there a more knowledgeable sailor in our community than Dave Grant? Because this is my column, I can ask and answer my own questions. My response is, "I think not!" Now, you could hide my knowledge of sailing on the business end of a cotton swab. But...
  • Visually impaired take to the seas

    Visually impaired take to the seas
    Almost 200 visually impaired expert and novice sailors will take to the open water under the guidance of American Legion volunteers Saturday. For 21 years, the Women's Ocean Racing Sailing Assn. and the American Legion have collaborated to create the...
  • The Harbor Report: A tribute to two harbor heroes

    I spent a good part of Tuesday afternoon cruising from the Balboa Peninsula into the North Balboa Island Channel then around Linda Island and into the Back Bay. My mind wandered to racing this weekend in the Lido Isle Yacht Club's "Roy Woolsey" regatta...
  • A celebration of life, not a memorial

    A celebration of life, not a memorial
    NEWPORT BEACH — He referred to ALS not as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, but as "A Love for Sailing." It was Nick Scandone's way of turning his death sentence from Lou Gehrig's disease into a positive, which he did time and again. He won a gold...
  • Time away from land, stress

    Time away from land, stress
    Nine Orange Coast College students will board the Alaska Eagle Saturday morning, embarking on the first leg of an eight-month trip from Newport Beach to South America. The 65-foot sloop will make its first stop at Easter Island, and then a new crew of...
  • Briefs: Lillig earns honor

    UC Irvine's Colleen Lillig has been named the Big West Conference Freshman of the Year in women's cross country. Lillig was the top freshman finisher at the Big West Championships Oct. 30 with a 23rd-place showing of 21 minutes, 29.5 seconds over the 6,...