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  • The Harbor Report: Farewell to my father, my captain

    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....
  • #HRBooks Review: 'The Gathering Wind' is a tightly written nautical adventure

    #HRBooks Review: 'The Gathering Wind' is a tightly written nautical adventure
    "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...
  • The Harbor Report: And the boating awards go to ...

    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...
  • Bermuda named host venue for 2017 America's Cup

    NEW YORK -- The next America's Cup will be contested in Bermuda in 2017 after defending champion Oracle Team USA chose the tiny mid-Atlantic island as host of the world's premier sailing competition on Tuesday. The move to select the island British...
  • 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...
  • ODU's first year in Conference USA: Expenses rise, along with competition and opportunity

    ODU's first year in Conference USA: Expenses rise, along with competition and opportunity
    Old Dominion baseball coach Chris Finwood knows precisely when a benefit of Conference USA membership became evident: Monday, May 26, 2014, 12:42 p.m. That's when ODU's name flashed across the TV screen during the NCAA baseball tournament selection...
  • Local companies design and build custom boats for the Bay

    Local companies design and build custom boats for the Bay
    On the Chesapeake Bay, the summertime months are made for cruising. From the crisp mornings of late spring through the hazy evenings of August, a boat on the bay is the place to be. And how better to cruise than in a boat built by one of the bay’...
  • Milton K. 'King' Hill Jr., trial attorney

    Milton K. 'King' Hill Jr., trial attorney
    Milton K. "King" Hill Jr., a well-known Baltimore trial attorney who enjoyed sailing the Chesapeake Bay and Magothy River, died Sunday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He was 87. "What a great guy. I...
  • The Harbor Report: Commissioner is leaving his mark on the harbor

    This week, I had a chance to catch up with one of my favorite people, active harbor user Paul Blank. In July 2012, Blank was selected by the City Council to sit on our Harbor Commission. At that time, I wrote, "He's very responsive, truly loves our...
  • From the Boathouse: Sailing requires more than sight

    Ahoy! The Women's Ocean Racing and Sailing Assn. (WORSA) and the Newport Harbor American Legion Post 291 are hosting the 25th annual Sail for the Blind and Visually Impaired on Saturday. More than 200 guests will be invited to help steer the boats and...
  • 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...