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  • 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 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...
  • Royal Caribbean sending Quantum of the Seas to China in May 2015; Anthem now heading to N.J.

    Royal Caribbean sending Quantum of the Seas to China in May 2015; Anthem now heading to N.J.
    In a move that at least one South Florida cruise industry specialist calls “shocking,” Royal Caribbean International announced late Wednesday plans to base its newest ship in Shanghai, China in May 2015. The 4,180-passenger Quantum of the...
  • Olympic sailing venue in Brazil remains highly polluted

    In less than three months, international sailors will arrive in BrazilĀ to test the venue for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics. They may not like what they find. The city'sĀ Guanabara Bay remains significantly polluted, according to a document...
  • Ocean Research Project is Annapolis-based sailor Matt Rutherford's latest endurance adventure

    Ocean Research Project is Annapolis-based sailor Matt Rutherford's latest endurance adventure
    Having circumnavigated the Americas on his own, Annapolis-based sailor Matt Rutherford has turned his attention to researching plastics' effects on environment Matt Rutherford is more comfortable on water than he is on land. As he sat recently for an...
  • 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: Coming home with fresh ideas

    The Harbor Report: Coming home with fresh ideas
    I made it back last week from the 34th Heineken Regatta in St. Maarten, where I observed a couple of fresh ideas on how to better promote yachting events. First off, the regatta was spectacular. I highly recommend that you place it on your bucket list....
  • William (Bill) Herbert Allen February 25, 1932 - March 17, 2014

    William (Bill) Herbert Allen  February 25, 1932 - March 17, 2014
    Was born to the late William Herbert Allen, Sr. and Eleanor Bush Allen in Los Angeles, California on February 25, 1932 and raised in Pasadena. Bill spent his summers growing up in Newport Beach where his father introduced him to sailing which would become...
  • 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,...
  • The Harbor Report: The birth of springtime events

    The Harbor Report: The birth of springtime events
    You have to love spring in Newport Harbor, where everything seems to happen all at once. My first stop this week was at Newport Harbor Yacht Club to check in on the Baldwin Cup Team race, running through Sunday. This event actually started weeks ago...
  • From the Boathouse: A final salute to a sailing titan

    Ahoy! Great weather for the weekend is ahead throughout Southern California. If you are going boating, then you can expect the daytime air temperatures will be in the low to mid-70s by Sunday, and the nighttime temperatures in the mid-50s. Along the...