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  • The Harbor Report: Get those challengers on the harbor

    The 2014 sailing season will be upon us before you know it, and this year, our local PHRF fleet needs your help. I will start to sound like a broken record, but I trust you still understand my meaning — local participation is at an all-time low. The...
  • Primus, rock music's top absurdists, to play Portsmouth this spring

    Primus, rock music's top absurdists, to play Portsmouth this spring
    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...
  • The Harbor Report: A column from the Caribbean

    The Harbor Report: A column from the Caribbean
    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? This...
  • OCC is losing its sailing symbol

    OCC is losing its sailing symbol
    The Alaska Eagle has proudly displayed the Orange Coast College flag on its stern for 32 years and more than 290,000 miles. But Tuesday morning, as crew members worked to disassemble the 90-foot mast, OCC's flag had been replaced with the red, white and...
  • Remember trusty boat, beautiful ports and great friends

    Remember trusty boat, beautiful ports and great friends
    I took a last stroll around the deck of Alaska Eagle today. Every step, every hand rail felt familiar, as they do after finishing a long voyage. I was 29 when we first took students aboard from the Orange Coast College docks in October 1982. Now, 31...
  • Julie Squier Jones

    Julie Squier Jones
    Julie Squier Jones, 83, passed away peacefully at her home on March 10, 2014 surrounded by her loving family following a 15 year tough battle with cancer, which never compromised or slowed down in any way her energy and wonderful spirit of a total...
  • Arnold's Allan Terhune eyes big year after breakthrough 2013 in competitive sailing

    Arnold's Allan Terhune eyes big year after breakthrough 2013 in competitive sailing
    For Allan Terhune, an Arnold resident and employee of the North Sails One Design sail-making company in Annapolis, a successful season of competitive sailing in 2013 is exciting, but it means he and his crew only have more work to do in 2014. Terhune,...
  • The Harbor Report: Fifty-four years (almost) on the water

    I had an interview postponed this week and needed to pull something out of my hat to fill my column. So while I took a Duffy cruise of the harbor, looking for that last-minute story, the thought kept coming into my head to interview myself — a...
  • MSC Divina deal offers special pricing through March 31

    MSC Divina deal offers special pricing through March 31
    MSC Cruises is offering a ‘Divina Dream Deal’ through March 31 for sailings aboard its 1,751-cabin MSC Divina ship departing PortMiami. The promotion offers savings of more than 50 percent on select eastern and western Caribbean sailings and...
  • 'Maidentrip': Thrilling doc about a Dutch teen sailing the world solo

    'Maidentrip': Thrilling doc about a Dutch teen sailing the world solo
    I was 15 the first time I flew to a non-English-speaking country by myself, an experience at once terrifying, thrillingly adult and exceedingly small potatoes compared to that of Laura Dekker, the Dutch teenager who sailed around the world alone from 2010...
  • From the Boathouse: Reporting on the dock of the bay

    Ahoy! Wow, I cannot believe that the 2014 Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race is starting to show on the fringes of my radar screen once again. In only a few months, hundreds of sailboats will cross the start line in the ocean off Balboa Pier...