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  • Bimini gambling cruises to sail from Fort Lauderdale

    Bimini gambling cruises to sail from Fort Lauderdale
    Soon you'll be able to day-cruise to the Bahamas from Fort Lauderdale and gamble on the way. Resorts World Bimini plans to add three weekly sailings between Fort Lauderdale and Bimini starting Oct. 14 aboard its Bimini SuperFast ship. The new...
  • The Harbor Report: Beautiful weather for the Long Point Race

    This time each year, I reflect back to previous Long Point Race Weeks, and this year's event — which took place last weekend — was another extraordinary regatta. The race starts on a Friday in Newport Beach, headed toward Long Point in...
  • The Harbor Report: Calling for comments on story boards

    Summer is slowly coming to an end, and yet the harbor is as active as if it were June. This weekend, you will notice the 36th annual Lido Boat Show in Lido Village. I had a chance to walk around the show this week, and a couple of thoughts came to mind....
  • San Diegans build replica sailing ship in honor of first explorer

    San Diegans build replica sailing ship in honor of first explorer
    John Popp, a retired physics teacher, is making sure the cannons on the 16th century Spanish galleon under construction here are functional and historically precise. Each cannon is more than 9 feet long and weighs more than 1,000 pounds. Each must be...
  • 12 boats battle Lake Michigan in Chicago regatta

    12 boats battle Lake Michigan in Chicago regatta
    Imagine having to take a major test to earn a raise at work and getting only three hours to prepare for it the day before. That'll give you a good idea of what it's like to sail in this week's Chicago Match Cup regatta. "It's a little bit unfamiliar,"...
  • Wanna sail? You can start with a class

    Wanna sail? You can start with a class
    Ian Williams is one of the lucky few who can say he quit his day job to get paid to sail around the world. "As a keen sportsman, it's anybody's dream to be a professional sportsman in the sport they love," the 37-year-old Brit said. "Sure my bank...
  • MSC Divina heading to Europe in summer 2015

    MSC Divina heading to Europe in summer 2015
    In what may seem like an about face, MSC Cruises said Tuesday its North American-tailored ship will spend next summer in the Mediterranean, a move signaling a reduction in the Italian cruise operator's U.S. presence. The 4,345-passenger MSC Divina...
  • Sailing: It's OK fast in Newport to Ensenada race

    It's always a joke, tinted with slight worry, over whether the plethora of trophies will be allowed across the border for presentation at the finale of the Newport to Ensenada yacht race. Awarded for numerous categories, the collection comprises wooden...
  • Ensenada brings Newport to Newporters

    Ensenada brings Newport to Newporters
    ENSENADA, MEXICO — Before lunch began, Commodore Chuck Iverson sat in the back corner of a restaurant, reviewing the guest list. It seemed a generic Newport Beach scene: place settings arranged on white tablecloths. Ocean view. Members of the...
  • Sailing: Newport Harbor captures two titles in San Diego

    The Newport Harbor High sailing team won the Pacific Coast Interscholastic Sailing Assn. Gold Pacific Coast Championship and the Bill Wakeman Perpetual Trophy in San Diego on April 27. The team featured Campbell D'Eliscu, Sean Segerblom, Katie Calder,...
  • 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,...