| Dec 12, 2014
The Corwins, both a vibrant 77 years old, moved into Bay Woods, a continuing care retirement community overlooking the Chesapeake Bay, on Aug. 13.
They immediately began putting their own colorful stamp on the new condo in the senior community....
| Jan 16, 2015
| 5:32 PM
After getting off to a great start Wednesday afternoon in the Fort Lauderdale to Key West Race, then falling behind, SPOOKIE finished strongly Thursday morning to pull out the narrowest of victories.
The Carkeek High Performance 40 owned by Steve and...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 12:31 PM
Say the name "James E. Buttersworth" around anyone who knows even a little about the history of maritime art and you're likely to see them stop, smile and look back with a keen expression of interest.
For nearly 50 years, this supremely talented English...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 9:29 PM
Hutchinson is Rolex Yachtsman of the Year
Terry Hutchinson of Annapolis was named Wednesday as US Sailing's 2014 Rolex Yachtsman of the Year. Hutchinson, 46, will be honored Feb. 26 during a luncheon at the New York Yacht Club in Manhattan,...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 4:08 PM
Calm seas, steady wind of about 8 knots out of the northeast and mostly sunny skies Wednesday afternoon made for a gorgeous start to the Fort Lauderdale to Key West Race.
With that wind expected to increase a little Wednesday night, it should make for...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 12:59 PM
The beautiful weather is here, and I know all good boaters have made their New Year's resolutions.
What kind of resolutions do boaters make? And do the resolutions last at least until spring thaw?
Luckily Southern California's coastline doesn'...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 3:19 PM
Phyllis raced sailboats actively in Newport Harbor for nearly 70 years. To non-sailing friends, she will be remembered as fun loving and feisty. On the race course, she was all business. She was always a top competitor, especially in adult Sabot regattas....
| Dec 2, 2014
| 3:01 PM
When the America's Cup reconvenes in June of 2017, sailors will trade the cold, rough San Francisco Bay for a considerably gentler climate.
Officials confirmed on Tuesday that the next edition of the international race will be held in the warm waters of...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 1:53 PM
Like I wrote in my February 2013 column, "The importance of sailing stories," this week's column is more for me than for all of you.
In that story, I talked about my mother calling for assistance with my father, who needed to be taken to the hospital....
| Dec 8, 2014
| 4:02 PM
"The Gathering Wind" is a nautical saga and, like the Titanic calamity, you already know the ending. Nevertheless author Gregory A. Freeman has woven a tightly written adventure that keeps you reading all the way to the end.
This is the story of the...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 12:43 PM
Winter has to be approaching, because I just picked up my collection of Christmas Reyn Spooners from the dry cleaners and received the names of award recipients from around the harbor.
Nothing is better than starting the holiday season with your yacht...