| Feb 2, 2015
| 7:45 AM
Cruise lines like to change it up by offering new itineraries or a new way of experiencing an old favorite such as Alaska. If you're in trip-planning mode, here are three fresh takes coming later in 2015 and beyond that you can check out now online or...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 8:38 AM
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — If Boston successfully lands the 2024 Olympic Summer Games, some of its New England neighbors hope all that gold, silver and bronze adds up to green.
Officials in Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Connecticut say a winning ...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 5:35 PM
As I traveled around the harbor this week, the first question that came to mind was, when will the construction along Mariners Mile on Pacific Coast Highway be completed?
I picked up the phone and called Mary Locey, the city of Newport Beach's...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 3:41 PM
Saltwater seminar: The Salt Water Sportsman national seminar series is 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Jan. 31 at Coral Shores High School in Tavernier. Captains include offshore and inshore specialist George Clark Jr. of Key Largo, backcountry guide Jim Willcox of...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 4:32 PM
It's not long until spring break time for the college crowd. From February through March, students around the U.S. will be getting away from campus. An outing with the family may be in the cards, but for many the attraction is partying.
| Jan 28, 2015
| 12:59 PM
EUSTIS — The sails are set and ready to catch the best winds this weekend as the Annual Wayfarer Class Midwinter Sailboat Regatta gets underway on Lake Eustis.
The three-day event, which kicks off Friday, will feature about 25 teams from the U.S....
| Jan 20, 2015
| 10:44 PM
Minneapolis skipper Hap Fauth has steered Bella Mente to two IRC 1 class victories at the Quantum Key West sailing regatta off the Florida Keys. With Rolex Yachtsman of the Year Terry Hutchinson of Annapolis calling tactics, Fauth increased his lead...
| 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...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 7:12 AM
Forget all those old-school notions about Valentine's Day. These days Feb. 14 is less about romance and more about taking the time to let the important people in your life know that you care. Although flowers and heart-shaped boxes of candy are nice and...
| 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...