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  • From the Boathouse: Helping the blind to sea

    Ahoy! Saturday sees an inspiring happening at the American Legion Newport Harbor Post 291, when eager sailors will take part in the Sail for the Blind and Visually Impaired event. Participants will be able to help steer the boats and adjust sheet and...
  • The Harbor Report: Predictions came true for Fleet 1 title

    The Harbor Report: Predictions came true for Fleet 1 title
    I really got it handed to me during last weekend's Harbor 20 Fleet 1 Championships. The winds were light, and I could not put the puzzle together to make it to the finish line before most of the competitors. No matter how I look back at the weekend,...
  • Navy announces revised sports schedule during government shutdown

    Navy announces revised sports schedule during government shutdown
    Navy's athletic department has released a list of events that will and won't be played this weekend as the government shutdown continues. As is the case with Saturday's home football game against Air Force, only non-appropriated funds and resources,...
  • Philip Chevron Dead: Pogues Guitarist Was 56

    Philip Chevron, longtime guitarist and occasional songwriter for Celtic rock outfit the Pogues, died Sept. 8 in Dublin after a battle with head and neck cancer. He was 56. Born Philip Ryan in Dublin, Chevron founded punk group the Radiators From Space...
  • The Pogues' longtime guitarist Phil Chevron dies

    The Pogues' longtime guitarist Phil Chevron dies
    When the topic of the Pogues comes up in casual conversation, the first thought isn’t necessarily the sound of their guitars. More likely it has something to do with singer Shane MacGowan’s sneering voice, the driving accordion, the whistle...
  • Even with inclement weather, U.S. Sailboat Show draws a crowd in Annapolis

    Even with inclement weather, U.S. Sailboat Show draws a crowd in Annapolis
    The heavy rain had pretty much stopped late Friday afternoon, but along City Dock in Annapolis, the sailing enthusiasts continued to come by the Buster's Marine merchandise tent. David Schmidtt, who had started going to the United States Sailboat Show...
  • Victorious America's Cup skipper Jimmy Spithill discusses epic race in Annapolis appearance

    Victorious America's Cup skipper Jimmy Spithill discusses epic race in Annapolis appearance
    Shortly after the America's Cup began last month, the trophy Jimmy Spithill and his crew had taken home from Valencia, Spain four years earlier was put out for the 34-year-old skipper and his Team USA crew on their way down to the dock each morning....
  • America's Cup sailor died of 'blunt trauma with drowning'

    An Olympic gold medalist training for the America's Cup who perished in San Francisco Bay when his boat capsized died of "blunt trauma with drowning," according to a medical examiner's report. British Olympic gold medalist Andrew "Bart" Simpson was part...
  • Robert L. Tate, business owner

    Robert L. Tate, business owner
    Robert Lamont Tate, who founded two industrial manufacturing businesses and was a former president of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce, died of heart disease Oct. 5 at his Sarasota, Fla., home. The former Ruxton resident was 89. Born in Baltimore, he was...
  • Q&A with U.S. Sailing's Gary Jobson on the America's Cup

    Q&A with U.S. Sailing's Gary Jobson on the America's Cup
    Legendary Annapolis-based sailor Gary Jobson played a key role as the tactician on Ted Turner's Courageous, which won the America's Cup in 1977. The Baltimore Sun recently interviewed Jobson, now the president of U.S. Sailing and a member of its Hall of...
  • Carnival, EPA reach pact to curb cruise ship air pollution

    Carnival, EPA reach pact to curb cruise ship air pollution
    Federal regulators have reached a tentative deal with Carnival Corp. on a plan to reduce air pollution from nearly a third of its cruise ships, but the accord comes too late to reverse at least a temporary loss of lucrative cruise business for Baltimore....