| Apr 29, 2014
| 11:40 PM
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...
| May 3, 2014
| 9:01 PM
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,...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 12:59 PM
It's Team Kate for the win! The former Kate Middleton sailed past husband Prince William in a yacht race during their New Zealand tour on Friday.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge set sail with Team New Zealand around Auckland's Waitemata Harbor in...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 2:46 PM
I am writing my column aboard a 757 headed to Miami in an effort to sell a 2009 Tiara 3900 power boat. As I review the boat's specification sheet, in preparation for the boat's inspections, my mind returns to a few of the observations I noticed around the...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 12:12 PM
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...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 2:51 PM
The Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race is quickly approaching, and I thought it might be interesting to offer my thoughts on preparing for the race and discuss race strategy.
In preparing the boat, my first thoughts are always about weight...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 3:46 PM
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....
| Mar 28, 2014
| 12:09 PM
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...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Singer, bassist and all-around rock oddball Les Claypool will bring his mind-bending trio, Primus, back to Hampton Roads this spring. The band, which produced albums including "Sailing the Seas of Cheese," and "Pork Soda," back in the 1990s, will play...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 11:28 AM
If you follow me on Facebook you already know I am in St. Maarten for the 34th Heineken Regatta.
The crew of Linstar has been invited to attend this year's event by the boat's owner, John Shulze.
Yeah, I know, it kind of sucks to be me, huh?
| Apr 4, 2014
| 1:11 PM
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...