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  • The Harbor Report: And the boating awards go to ...

    Winter has to be approaching, because I just picked up my collection of Christmas Reyn Spooners from the dry cleaners and received the names of award recipients from around the harbor. Nothing is better than starting the holiday season with your yacht...
  • Bermuda named host venue for 2017 America's Cup

    NEW YORK -- The next America's Cup will be contested in Bermuda in 2017 after defending champion Oracle Team USA chose the tiny mid-Atlantic island as host of the world's premier sailing competition on Tuesday. The move to select the island British...
  • America's Cup to be held in Bermuda in 2017

    When the America's Cup reconvenes in June of 2017, sailors will trade the cold, rough San Francisco Bay for a considerably gentler climate. Officials confirmed on Tuesday that the next edition of the international race will be held in the warm waters of...
  • The Harbor Report: Farewell to my father, my captain

    Like I wrote in my February 2013 column, "The importance of sailing stories," this week's column is more for me than for all of you. In that story, I talked about my mother calling for assistance with my father, who needed to be taken to the hospital....
  • #HRBooks Review: 'The Gathering Wind' is a tightly written nautical adventure

    #HRBooks Review: 'The Gathering Wind' is a tightly written nautical adventure
    "The Gathering Wind" is a nautical saga and, like the Titanic calamity, you already know the ending. Nevertheless author Gregory A. Freeman has woven a tightly written adventure that keeps you reading all the way to the end. This is the story of the...
  • Sailing: Tradition of fun continues for Flight of the Lasers

    Family-oriented fun and good-spirited competition are expected to take place during the 79th annual Flight of the Lasers race Sunday. Newport Ocean Sailing Assn. is hosting the free event on behalf of The Commodores Club of the Newport Beach Chamber of...
  • Governor's Cup: Defending champ clinches top spot for semifinals

    Governor's Cup: Defending champ clinches top spot for semifinals
    Thursday's final race of the 48th Governor's Cup pitted two past champions and proved to be especially crucial in the quarterfinals. The race between Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club (Sam Gilmour, 2013 Gov Cup champion) and San Diego (Nevin Snow, 2011)...
  • Governor's Cup: Gilmour, Snow clash in final

    Governor's Cup: Gilmour, Snow clash in final
    For the first time in Governor's Cup history, the regatta features two former champions. It just so happens those two former champs are in Saturday's final for the coveted trophy of the 48th annual international junior match racing event. The Gov Cup...
  • Gilmour rallies for Gov Cup repeat

    Gilmour rallies for Gov Cup repeat
    Sam Gilmour simply smiled when he heard he was described as "hungry" to win the 48th Governor's Cup, by fellow finalist Nevin Snow after the semifinals on Friday at Balboa Yacht Club. Gilmour acted as if he was starving on Saturday, and feasted on a...
  • Chicago out of running for 2017 America's Cup

    Chicago out of running for 2017 America's Cup
    The Windy City apparently isn’t windy enough. That’s what the America’s Cup Event Authority told Chicago officials Tuesday as its bid to host the world-class sailing race in 2017 was rejected. Instead, San Diego and Bermuda are on...
  • The other 'Mac' sailing race launches 90th edition Saturday

    The other 'Mac' sailing race launches 90th edition Saturday
    Most Chicagoans know of Chicago Yacht Club’s annual 333-mile Race to Mackinac, which begins its 106th edition on July 18 (cruising fleet) and July 19 (racing fleet). Few know that there’s another Mac Race (though this one seems to prefer the...