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  • 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...
  • The Harbor Report: Send a memo about moorings

    I spent this week rummaging around the harbor looking for stories and contacting my best sources for the latest information. I heard that William "Skip" Kenney is our newest harbor commissioner, while Duncan McIntosh and Doug West retained their seats on...
  • From the Boathouse: Mother Nature mars Lady Liberty's weekend

    Ahoy! I was racing C-Scows out of the Lake Arrowhead Yacht Club over the Fourth of July weekend, and a bizarre change of weather occurred on Saturday afternoon. The San Bernardino Mountains were experiencing thunderstorms and rain that began on the...
  • 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,...
  • Chicago a finalist for 2017 America's Cup

    Chicago a finalist for 2017 America's Cup
    A four-mile stretch of Lake Michigan could be the center of the sailing world if Chicago's bid for the 2017 America's Cup is accepted over the other finalists, San Diego and Bermuda. There's a strong possibility the event course would loop racers from...