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  • Hobie Alter dies at 80; shaped Southern California surf culture

    Hobie Alter dies at 80; shaped Southern California surf culture
    When he was a young man, Hobie Alter had a clear vision of his future: He didn't want a job that would require hard-soled shoes, and he didn't want to work east of Pacific Coast Highway. He succeeded. The son of a second-generation orange grower,...
  • Olympic sailing venue in Brazil remains highly polluted

    Olympic sailing venue in Brazil remains highly polluted
    In less than three months, international sailors will arrive in Brazil to test the venue for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics. They may not like what they find. The city's Guanabara Bay remains significantly polluted, according to a document...
  • The Harbor Report: Bahia's junior sailing program is a value

    Over the last couple of weeks I have been active at the Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club Taco Tuesdays race nights with the Harbor 20 fleet. I have been coaching the fleet and setting up three-boat-length markers at the leeward mark. I've also been helping...
  • The Harbor Report: Hear the cannons? It's yacht season again

    By now, I am sure you have all heard the squealing sounds of the buffing wheels, as people clean and wax their boats for their yacht clubs' opening day. Opening day in the harbor started last weekend with the Lido Isle Yacht Club, American Legion...
  • Ensenada, here they come

    Ensenada, here they come
    Burgers, fries and onion rings had been served at the private party on Ruby's rooftop deck, but the Newport Beach sailing enthusiasts rose from the white plastic chairs, abandoning their food for a better view. They craned their necks and angled their...
  • Virgen: Sailing has great local drama

    Sydney Bolger's answer to how she approaches sailing conditions during competition also ended up being the same mentality that could be applied to fielding questions at Newport Harbor Yacht Club. Bolger, along with Charlie Buckingham and Chris Barnard,...
  • REVIEW: Good singing, fun local references make 'H.M.S. Pinafore' a grand treat

     
    It was smooth sailing Saturday night at Miller Symphony Hall, when the New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players and members of the Allentown Symphony Orchestra teamed up for a shipshape performance of Gilbert and Sullivan’s “H.M.S. Pinafore.&#...
  • Baltimore lobbies for tall ships, naval vessels to fill Inner Harbor

    Baltimore lobbies for tall ships, naval vessels to fill Inner Harbor
    The sales pitch to 46 uniformed men was simple: Welcome to Baltimore. Next time, bring a tall ship. City and state officials and the nautical community have begun a marketing drive aimed at filling the Inner Harbor with majestic sailing vessels and...
  • Restoring the Shawnee: A quixotic artist and his masterpiece

    Restoring the Shawnee: A quixotic artist and his masterpiece
    She is 96 years old, all bones and little skin. Her ribs are split and rotted in places and stained by rust. Nonetheless, she is a slightly fearsome presence, commanding her surroundings like a T. rex in a natural history museum. When the Shawnee...
  • Cool down at these Lakeview hot spots

     
    Here in Chicago, the temps can go from 60 to 90 degrees within 24 hours. Luckily, there are many ways to cool off in Lakeview when the heat starts melting your face....
  • Twitter's @PeanutFreeMom is 'um, yeah' a dude [Updated]

     
    Peanut Free Mom on twitter pokes fun of self righteous mommy bloggers....