| May 24, 2014
| 9:14 PM
Sydney Bolger's answer to how she approaches sailing conditions during competition also ended up being the same mentality that could be applied to fielding questions at Newport Harbor Yacht Club.
Bolger, along with Charlie Buckingham and Chris Barnard,...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 5:24 PM
They arrived from places like Bakersfield, Puerto Rico and St. Joseph, Mo.
Thirty young men bonded as infantry members of the 1st Battalion, 1st Marines Division, stationed at Camp Pendleton, landed Thursday in Newport Beach for a special off-duty...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 5:17 PM
Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank is on the board and Gov. Martin O'Malley offered his preliminary backing, but Maryland's role in a bid to bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to the Washington region remained largely undefined.
The nonprofit Washington 2024...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 6:25 AM
Soon you'll be able to day-cruise to the Bahamas from Fort Lauderdale and gamble on the way.
Resorts World Bimini plans to add three weekly sailings between Fort Lauderdale and Bimini starting Oct. 14 aboard its Bimini SuperFast ship.
| Aug 29, 2014
| 6:26 PM
This time each year, I reflect back to previous Long Point Race Weeks, and this year's event — which took place last weekend — was another extraordinary regatta.
The race starts on a Friday in Newport Beach, headed toward Long Point in...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 5:12 PM
This week on the harbor it was all about the Jr. Sabot National Championship and the nearly 150 boats attending from around Southern California.
On Monday and Tuesday, the participants, ages 7 to 17, raced in a qualification series and a fleet selection...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 5:26 AM
The weekend begins on Wednesday nights in Annapolis with the blast of a starting gun.
That's when dozens of sailboats jockeying in the Severn River harbor head to the starting line for the Annapolis Yacht Club's Wednesday night races, a summer tradition...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 6:26 PM
Summer is slowly coming to an end, and yet the harbor is as active as if it were June.
This weekend, you will notice the 36th annual Lido Boat Show in Lido Village. I had a chance to walk around the show this week, and a couple of thoughts came to mind....
| Sep 14, 2014
| 10:15 PM
John Popp, a retired physics teacher, is making sure the cannons on the 16th century Spanish galleon under construction here are functional and historically precise.
Each cannon is more than 9 feet long and weighs more than 1,000 pounds. Each must be...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 4:54 PM
Imagine having to take a major test to earn a raise at work and getting only three hours to prepare for it the day before.
That'll give you a good idea of what it's like to sail in this week's Chicago Match Cup regatta.
"It's a little bit unfamiliar,"...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 5:38 PM
Ian Williams is one of the lucky few who can say he quit his day job to get paid to sail around the world.
"As a keen sportsman, it's anybody's dream to be a professional sportsman in the sport they love," the 37-year-old Brit said. "Sure my bank...