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  • The Harbor Report: Top-notch sailor looks to next America's Cup

    The Harbor Report: Top-notch sailor looks to next America's Cup
    After interviewing Gino Morrelli for my column last week, I had a chance to ask the same questions of his partner, Pete Melvin, of Morrelli & Melvin Design and Engineering Inc. Morrelli and Melvin are best known for their catamaran designs and their...
  • The Harbor Report: Enjoying the winter breeze

    The Harbor Report: Enjoying the winter breeze
    I started this week by taking my bicycle ride on the beach trail, and as the crisp winter air touched my face, I looked out over Catalina as a boxer looks at his next opponent. This weekend is the Mid-Winter Catalina Island Race (formerly known as the...
  • Annapolis Yacht Club receives Captain Joe Prosser Award

    Annapolis Yacht Club receives Captain Joe Prosser Award
    The Annapolis Yacht Club was presented with the Captain Joe Prosser Award at the US Sailing Leadership Forum earlier this month in San Diego. The Prosser Award was created in recognition of the Merchant Marine Academy's first sailing master, Captain C....
  • Cruise promotional period off to solid start, travel agents say

    Cruise promotional period off to solid start, travel agents say
    As the cruise industry's "wave season" heats up, travel specialists say demand is strong and in some cases sales are ahead of this time last year. That's good news after a year rife with negative publicity arising from a series of ship mishaps at sea,...
  • From the Boathouse: Reporting on the dock of the bay

    Ahoy! Wow, I cannot believe that the 2014 Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race is starting to show on the fringes of my radar screen once again. In only a few months, hundreds of sailboats will cross the start line in the ocean off Balboa Pier...
  • Thomas V. Jones dies at 93; former Northrop CEO

    Thomas V. Jones dies at 93; former Northrop CEO
    When Thomas V. Jones took control of Northrop Corp. in 1960, it was a secondary aerospace company whose future was uncertain, but the legendary gambles Jones made over the next 30 years swept the company to the top ranks of the defense industry during the...
  • Re-imagined Disney Magic is the 'ultimate playground'

    Re-imagined Disney Magic is the 'ultimate playground'
    Disney Cruise Line’s first ship, the Disney Magic, relaunched Oct. 25 after undergoing a massive overhaul that included new spaces and characters, most notably Marvel’s Avengers, and re-imagined areas for all ages. “Each of our ships...
  • 'Maidentrip': Thrilling doc about a Dutch teen sailing the world solo

    'Maidentrip': Thrilling doc about a Dutch teen sailing the world solo
    I was 15 the first time I flew to a non-English-speaking country by myself, an experience at once terrifying, thrillingly adult and exceedingly small potatoes compared to that of Laura Dekker, the Dutch teenager who sailed around the world alone from 2010...
  • Big name bands on tap for Carnival Cruise Lines in 2014

    Big name bands on tap for Carnival Cruise Lines in 2014
    Carnival Cruise Lines is following the gameplan that theme parks have mastered, offering up big-name musical acts to drum up business. The Carnival Live Concert Series was announced Thursday with acts such as Jennifer Hudson, Jewel, Lady Antebellum and...
  • Mary Hutchings Reed, lawyer turned writer

     Mary Hutchings Reed, lawyer turned writer
    Mary Hutchings Reed had three Ivy League degrees, launched her legal career in 1976 and became a partner in one of Chicago's best-known law firms, Winston & Strawn. She specialized in marketing, advertising, trademark, publishing, copyrights and...
  • 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.&#...