| 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 5, 2013
| 9:30 AM
If any of the wind gusts that factor so prominently in the sailing drama "All Is Lost" came along when writer-director J.C. Chandor was flipping through the film's screenplay, it's likely his slender manuscript would have been scattered like leaves in a...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 6:45 PM
As we wait for winter to finally arrive at our harbor this year, two things stay constant on our calendar.
The first is that it's time for me to pull out all my Christmas Reyn Spooners and recognize this year's harbor award winners. This past weekend...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Nancy Curran Caldwell
Nancy Curran Caldwell who was admired for her gracious heart, kindness of spirit and inherent elegance passed on November 14, 2013. She was the epitome of a lady, even as she faced her final days among her family and caregivers....
| Nov 15, 2013
| 4:45 PM
If ever there was a person who should be our harbor's ambassador, it is Phillip Ramser. I have never met a more congenial person in this harbor. This is why I write this column — I get to pick up the phone and ask people like Phil if we could talk....
| Nov 15, 2013
| 8:21 AM
A few minutes before 10 a.m. on Nov. 15, 1921, one of the most amazing aerial spectacles ever to take place in Hampton Roads rose into the skies over Langley Field.
At 410 feet long, the Roma was a leviathan -- the largest lighter-than-air ship in the...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 9:17 AM
Jhené Aiko offered a quick warning before she played her single, “The Worst.” It’s best enjoyed alone with a joint (her words).
She curled into a plush leather chair, took a long sip from a cocktail and gently swayed as the wrenching...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 6:30 PM
In "Free Ride," writer-director Shana Betz's 1970s-set feature debut, an attractive single mother of two (Anna Paquin) escapes a dangerously abusive relationship, relocating to Florida and sliding into a drug-running career. But there are no tense...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 8:48 PM
While cruising the harbor this week, I was looking around for Newport Harbor's 10 most interesting boats of 2013. As most of you have noticed, I have quite an attraction to Windward Passage. That's when I picked up the phone and gave her skipper, David...
| 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...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 7:41 AM
La exhibición de botes más grande del mundo está a punto de abrir sus puertas para el deleite de los amantes de todo lo relacionado al mundo marino.
El Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show está a un par de semanas de echar anclas y sus...