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  • 200 boats to dock for Newport show

    Newport Beach, a city known for its deep-seated boating culture, might seem the ideal host for the largest collection of big yachts west of the Mississippi River. And this weekend, sailing fans will get a chance to see just that. More than 200 yachts...
  • Saudi airstrike hits Yemen rebel convoy, strains cease-fire

    Saudi airstrike hits Yemen rebel convoy, strains cease-fire
    A jet-fighter from a Saudi-led coalition struck a military convoy belonging to Shiite rebels and their allies in southern Yemen on Wednesday, straining a humanitarian, five-day cease-fire that took hold the previous day. Meanwhile, a senior Iranian...
  • Guest column: Let's have a safe boating season

    Guest column: Let's have a safe boating season
    Celebrate the beginning of boating season in Annapolis at the annual Safe Boating Season Kickoff on from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at City Dock. This is an opportunity to say thank you to the men and women who take time to help us be safe on the water....
  • Yemen cease-fire starts between Saudi-led coalition, rebels

    Yemen cease-fire starts between Saudi-led coalition, rebels
    With cargo ships poised to launch a desperately needed aid operation in embattled Yemen, a five-day humanitarian cease-fire began Tuesday night, just hours after Saudi-led coalition warplanes struck against Shiite rebels and their allies. There were...
  • Harbor Report: Take time to meet the Skipper

    I recently sat down with a man who needs no introduction, Timothy Bercovitz — better known as "Skipper Tim." If you sail on Monday night's American Legion Sundowner Series, or in any of the wooden boat regattas up and down the Southern California...
  • Burbank man dies after hitting head in fall at Pistakee Lake

    Burbank man dies after hitting head in fall at Pistakee Lake
    A 58-year-old southwest suburban man died Monday night after he hit his head and fell into Pistakee Lake in north suburban Fox Lake, fire and police officials said. About 5:15 p.m., two men were in a channel off Pistakee Lake, near the 35000 block of...
  • Royal Caribbean Cruises orders fourth Quantum-class ship

    Royal Caribbean Cruises orders fourth Quantum-class ship
    Miami-based Royal Caribbean International is poised to get a fourth ship in its new Quantum-class of vessels. Parent company Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. has announced an agreement with German shipyard Meyer Werft to order a new Quantum-class ship...
  • Malaysia to push back Rohingya unless boats are sinking

    Malaysia to push back Rohingya unless boats are sinking
    A crisis involving boatloads of Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants stranded at sea deepened Tuesday as Malaysia said it would turn away any more of the vessels unless they were sinking. The waters around Malaysia's Langkawi island — where several...
  • Tall ships coming to Hampton marina for pirate festival

    Tall ships coming to Hampton marina for pirate festival
    A taste of the pirate's life is returning to downtown in this month during a three-day festival expected to bring replicas of the sea-faring vessels that served those marauders. Three tall ships and an open cockpit sailboat are scheduled to be moored in...
  • Hermione replica ship to sail from France to Yorktown with Hennessy cognac

    Hermione replica ship to sail from France to Yorktown with Hennessy cognac
    The Hermione, a replica of the 18th-century French frigate that carried the Marquis de Lafayette to the Revolutionary War, is setting sail April 18 from France with two barrels of Hennessy cognac on its way to Yorktown on June 5. “What this does,...
  • Jeff Hopkins, Lukas Kubilius take Hinsdale boat to state bass tourney

     Jeff Hopkins, Lukas Kubilius take Hinsdale boat to state bass tourney
    Hinsdale Central is back in the state bass fishing tournament this weekend, but senior Jeff Hopkins and junior Lukas Kubilius are newcomers. Because of their lack of experience, Hopkins is using the latest technology to prepare. Long before Hopkins...