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  • From The Boathouse: Check out more of Catalina

    Ahoy! One night last week, I was cruising along our coastline with the owner of a new yacht, and he wondered why we could not see the light of Avalon Harbor on Catalina Island. Well, I explained the curvature of the Earth and that Avalon is actually...
  • From the Boathouse: Noodling with a piscatologist and a lake gull in a sailway

    Ahoy! Topic de la semaine or topic du semaine is the inclusion of new words in the Merriam-Webster dictionary. Now, I know that I will receive numerous emails with the correct franšaises en disant for my translation of "topic of the week," as my French...
  • From The Boathouse: Watch that tricky weather

    Ahoy! My column last week generated a number of emails regarding my French translation of "topic of the week," being either "topic de la semaine" or "topic du semaine." I find it very interesting that even those who said that they are fluent in French...
  • Whitehead: Capt. Mike's back at the helm

    Ahoy! I am pleased to be arriving back to my home berth with my column after a couple years' absence from the Daily Pilot while I was writing for a neighboring newspaper. The year was 2001 when I began writing my nautical column for the Daily Pilot...
  • From the Boathouse: What happened to the Aegean?

    Ahoy! I want to welcome you to the first official weekend of summer, and the weather will be perfect for outdoor activities and, of course, boating. The sea conditions will be a small mixed set with 2-foot swells from the west and south, and a nice...
  • Steinberg: How to define greatness

    In the film "The Wizard of Oz", the scarecrow elucidates great thoughts and shows astute judgment throughout the movie but feels inadequate because he hasn't got a brain. The wizard hands him a diploma recognizing his academic prowess and he immediately...
  • UCI dean weighs in on Supreme Court's health-care ruling

    In the wake of Thursday morning’s 5-4 Supreme Court decision on President Obama’s controversial health care legislation, National Public Radio (NPR) asked prominent scholars and lawyers for their take on the issue. Among those who provided...
  • From The Boathouse: Independence Day on the horizon

    Ahoy! The Fourth of July falls midweek this year, on a Wednesday, which might help to lighten the crowds on the waterways. The Fourth is known as one of the busiest boating times of the year on our waterways across the country. Whenever the weather is...
  • Young the Giant comes home

    Young the Giant comes home
    It has been a landmark year for Young the Giant, who recently concluded their 46-date, sold-out headline tour playing to more than 70,000 people across North America. And, as the alternative rock band continues to play shows throughout the United...
  • Mailbag: Fourth of July rattles Costa Mesa resident

    It is nearly midnight on the Fourth of July in West Costa Mesa and the illegal fireworks have been exploding since midmorning. The huge booms and rattles of firecrackers are punctuated by errant bottle rockets that land around my neighborhood. The...
  • From The Boathouse: Join me on cruise to Alaska

    Ahoy! Wondering what to do in September after the summer ends? Then join me on a post-summer cruise to Alaska for a week of great food and helping to solve a murder mystery. CRN, the station that syndicates my radio show, is giving listeners a chance to...
  • From The Boathouse: Sailors' superstitions

    Ahoy! This Friday is the 13th, a date known for bad luck, but no one really knows how it all started. Various theories of how this began date back to the 1800s. Friday the 13th means nothing to sailors, because sailors are not the least bit...