| 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 ...
| 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 6, 2015
| 2:40 PM
This week, I want to highlight the rules of the road after two sailboats collided in the wide-open Pacific Ocean. Both boats were entered in a yacht club's race between two Southern California harbors just under 100 nautical miles apart. The...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 2:39 PM
Twelve years ago, Jenn Lancaster left her teaching job, packed up her car and moved to California from Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Fortunately for every sailor in Newport Beach, Lancaster became the Newport Harbor Yacht Club's racing director....
| Feb 12, 2015
| 3:19 PM
Baby on board! Catherine, the duchess of Cambridge, fulfilled a few maritime duties on Thursday when she arrived in Portsmouth.
There, the British royal, who is expecting her second child in April, paid a visit to the construction site of the new Ben...
| Dec 12, 2014
The Corwins, both a vibrant 77 years old, moved into Bay Woods, a continuing care retirement community overlooking the Chesapeake Bay, on Aug. 13.
They immediately began putting their own colorful stamp on the new condo in the senior community....
| Oct 3, 2014
| 9:19 AM
On the Chesapeake Bay, the summertime months are made for cruising. From the crisp mornings of late spring through the hazy evenings of August, a boat on the bay is the place to be.
And how better to cruise than in a boat built by one of the bay’...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Milton K. "King" Hill Jr., a well-known Baltimore trial attorney who enjoyed sailing the Chesapeake Bay and Magothy River, died Sunday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He was 87.
"What a great guy. I...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 3:01 PM
This week, I had a chance to catch up with one of my favorite people, active harbor user Paul Blank.
In July 2012, Blank was selected by the City Council to sit on our Harbor Commission. At that time, I wrote, "He's very responsive, truly loves our...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 2:59 PM
The Women's Ocean Racing and Sailing Assn. (WORSA) and the Newport Harbor American Legion Post 291 are hosting the 25th annual Sail for the Blind and Visually Impaired on Saturday.
More than 200 guests will be invited to help steer the boats and...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 12:31 PM
Say the name "James E. Buttersworth" around anyone who knows even a little about the history of maritime art and you're likely to see them stop, smile and look back with a keen expression of interest.
For nearly 50 years, this supremely talented English...