| Dec 13, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Another year has rolled by like a clearing winter's westerly breeze. This is the fourth year I have been writing the harbor column, and I look forward to many more years to come. I would like to take the time to review 2013 with you.
If this review perks...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 6:25 AM
Check out festivals and events in January across the state.
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County)
Nov. 29, 2013 - Jan. 5 2014: Carillon...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 9:40 AM
This week I had the opportunity to talk to a person whose family descended from the Mayflower. Named after her father's boat, Gale Nye Pickney has recently taken the helm of the Newport Harbor Yacht Club as its first female commodore.
| Nov 11, 2013
| 2:06 PM
As the 2013-14 peak cruise season heats up, several newly built ships will be sailing from South Florida ports, including the 3,600-passenger Royal Princess, which made its U.S. debut at Port Everglades last month.
In 2014, nearly 4 million passengers...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 5:05 AM
MIAMI -- The MSC Divina is a brassy, voluptuous ship thousands of Swarovski crystals embedded in glass stairways, crystal chandeliers, an infinity pool, Italian-style fountains and sculptures, tiny jewel-like lights in the ceilings, lots of curves where...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 3:40 PM
The Resorts World Bimini Superfast will host back-to-back New Year’s sailings, with a New Year’s Eve cruise departing Miami at 9 p.m. on Dec. 31 and a New Year’s Day trip leaving Miami at 9 a.m. on Jan. 1. The New Year&...
| Dec 22, 2013
MÁLAGA, Spain — When I was 8 years old, I wanted to run away to sea and be a cabin boy on a clipper ship. Sixty years later — gender, age and vocation notwithstanding — I finally got the chance.
As I packed to meet the Star Flyer on...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 4:37 PM
South Floridians now have a new option for experiencing Costa Cruises unique brand of Italian-style cruising.
Earlier this month, the Genoa, Italy-based cruise line deployed its 2,260-passenger Costa Luminosa cruise ship to South Florida, making it...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Where there's a will, there's a way — especially if it means securing the house of your dreams.
Zach and Mary Kuhn always wanted a home on the water. They were living in upstate New York when they made the decision to move south. After...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 3:50 PM
West Marine, a boating supply store, is looking for Newport Beach marine-based nonprofits to be the beneficiaries of its charity celebration next month.
The event, Cruising for a Cause, will take place during West Marine's grand opening of its...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 3:11 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Race 14 of the America's Cup was postponed Saturday because of shifting wind, further delaying Emirates Team New Zealand's chance to claim the oldest trophy in international sports.
With the Kiwis sitting on match point against defender...